The Best Places to Exchange Currency in Hobart

Exchanging money doesn't have to be a stressful chore, especially when you have a variety of places to buy travel money in Hobart. Here are important things you should know about getting the best exchange rate from different money exchangers based on the type of currency and amount you have.

Currency Exchange in Hobart

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

Hobart has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : 84 Liverpool St, Hobart TAS 7000
Travelex: (Inside Helloworld) Shop 1, Wellington Centre, Liverpool Street, Hobart TAS 7000

Bank

When it comes to buying or selling less common currencies like South African Rand (ZAR) or Singapore Dollars (SGD), visit a bank. You’d be surprised at the better exchange rate the banks can offer.

Big 4 banks in Hobart:

ANZ: 61/63 Liverpool St, Hobart TAS 7000

CBA: 109 Collins St, Hobart TAS 7000

NAB: 86 Collins St, Hobart TAS 7000

Westpac: Wellington Centre, 15/60 Liverpool St, Hobart TAS 7000

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 South African Rand (ZAR) or Singapore Dollars (SGD), 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 Hobart?

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 is no one specific way to send money overseas. Since there are many options for you to choose from, we suggest you do your research online before deciding the right method for you.

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Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Hobart?

Yes, you have the option to buy a travel money card over the counter at most banks or money changers. While buying a travel money card on the spot is convenient, it won’t have your name on it. Alternatively, you can order and load your card online and arrange a time and place to pick it up.

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