Exchange Currency in Helensvale Cheaply

It’s easy to find a good deal for your money exchange in Helensvale if you know where to look. Learn what to look out for when choosing between using the banks or money changers like Travelex, Travel Money Oz and UAE Exchange. Read this guide to find convenient ways to buy travel money in Helensvale.

Currency Exchange in Helensvale

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

Helensvale has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Westfield Helensvale, Kiosk K24, 1/29 Millaroo Dr, Helensvale QLD 4212
Travelex : Shop 1099, Westfield Helloworld, 1-29 Milaroo Drive, Helensvale QLD 4212

Bank

Many people have a preconceived notion that currency exchange through a bank is one of the most expensive options. You’ll be surprised to know that this is not always the case. The exchange rates at banks can turn out cheaper than money changers especially when you’re buying an unpopular currency.

Big 4 banks in Helensvale:

ANZ: Westfield Helensvale, 1111/1-29 Millaroo Dr, Helensvale QLD 4212

CBA: Westfield Helensvale, Shop 1093 Westfield Helensvale Plaza Cnr Gold Coast Hwy & Town Centre Dr, Helensvale QLD 4212

NAB: 1117/1 Town Centre Dr, Helensvale QLD 4212

Westpac: Westfield Helensvale, Shop 1051; Westfields Helensvale, 1/29 Millaroo Dr, Helensvale QLD 4212

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 the Swiss Franc (CHF) and Danish Krona (DKK), 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 Helensvale?

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.

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Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Helensvale?

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.

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