How to Securely Exchange Currency in Epping

If you want to save money, using a good currency exchanger is just as important as a good exchange rate. Epping Plaza is where you’ll find different banks and money exchange like Travel Money Oz and Travelex. With this guide, find out ways you can save on your exchange and buy travel money in Epping fuss-free.

Currency Exchange in Epping

Online

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.

Money Changers

This is the best way to get currency quickly. You will find them in major shopping centres and towns.

Money Tips

  • 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

Epping has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Shop 114 Epping Plaza Shopping Centre, 571-573 High Streets
Travelex : (Inside harveyworld) Epping Plaza, Shop 221, Crn High / Cooper Street, Epping
American Express Currency Exchange : 571 High St, Epping VIC 3076

Bank

When buying uncommon currencies, you’re likely to get a better exchange rate from the bank. This is because money changers don’t hold large stocks of currency other than USD, EUR, NZD and JPY.

Banks in Epping:

ANZ: Essential Beauty Epping, Shop 113 Epping Plaza Shopping Centre, 571-583 High St, Epping VIC 3076

CBA: Shop 83-84, Epping Plaza High & Cooper St, Epping VIC 3076

Westpac: 571-583 High St, Shop 80/81, Epping Plaza, Epping VIC 3076

NAB: 571-583 High Street, Epping VIC 3076

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 Vanuatu Vatu (VUV), 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 Epping?

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.

Related:

37 Practical Guides to Transferring Money Overseas Without Getting Ripped Off

Related:

Transferring Money Back to Australia from Overseas

Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Epping?

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.

Related:

Compare Travel Cards

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How to Choose the Best Travel Card for Your Next Trip

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