How to Find the Best Exchange Rates in Elizabeth
Finding the best exchange rate to buy travel money in Elizabeth is easy. You have the option of choosing between the banks or money exchangers like Travelex or Travel Money Oz. Here, we cover key information about money exchange and the best places to get it from in Elizabeth.
Currency Exchange in Elizabeth
This is usually the cheapest way to buy currency, but you need some time. You can choose where to pick the order up from or get it home delivered.
Home or Office Delivery
- You can pay by Bpay or bank transfer.
- It takes up to 7 days depending on your location.
- Choose your cash denominations like small, medium, large or mixed
- Foreign Xchange usually has better exchange rates than Travelex.
Click and Collect
- Don't pay by card. There is card processing fee. You can avoid it by using Bpay instead.
- It takes 2-7 days depending on how you pay and where you pick it up from.
- Travelex have the most pick-up locations including Australia Post and every major airport.
This is the best way to get currency quickly. You will find them in major shopping centres and towns.
- The exchange rates are better in your CBD. So it can be worth going there if you're exchanging more than $2,000
- Always ask for a better rate. We've found you can often get a better deal just by asking, particularly if you're buying more than $100
Elizabeth has a range of different currency specialists:
Travel Money Oz : Shop S 133, Elizabeth Shopping Centre, 50 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth, SA
Travelex : (through helloworld) Shop 149, Elizabeth Shopping Centre, 50 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth 5112
Purchasing currency from a bank isn’t usually the first thing that comes to mind. But in certain situations, you could get a better exchange rate. If you are purchaing any currency other than USD, EUR, JPY and NZD, the banks tend to have a larger stock and better rates.
Big 4 banks in Elizabeth:
ANZ: Shop 93 Elizabeth Shopping Centre, 50 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth SA 5112
CBA: Shop Ehg1, Elizabeth House, Elizabeth Shopping Centre Oxenham Dr, Elizabeth SA 5112
Westpac: ATM 6, Near Woolworths, 110 Forbisher Crt, Elizabeth SA 5112
NAB: Crn Main North Rd & Phillip Hwy, Elizabeth SA 5112
To work out if a bank is the cheapest way to buy your currency, make sure you compare exchange rates.
Our Verdict: When buying less common currencies like Samoan Tala (WST), an Australian bank may turn out to be the cheapest option.
Travel Cards, Money Transfers and Other Situations
Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Elizabeth?
While you have the option to send money overseas at a bank or money changer, it usually isn’t the best way to transfer money.
There are many different choices so we recommend doing your research online before deciding what is right for you.
Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Elizabeth?
You can buy a travel money card over the counter at most banks or money changers. While buying the travel money card on the spot is seemingly convenient, your name would not be on it. Another way is to order and load your card online and arrange a time and place to pick it up.
Compare Travel Cards
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