How to Exchange Currency and Save in Hornsby

Westfield Hornsby is the place to go if you are looking to exchange money and buy travel money in Hornsby. You have the option to do so through one of the big four banks or money changers available. This page goes through each method of currency exchange based on the type of currency and amount you're exchanging.

Currency Exchange in Hornsby

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.

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

Hornsby has a range of different currency specialists:

Travel Money Oz : Westfield Hornsby, 1044/236 Pacific Hwy, Hornsby NSW 2077
Travelex : Westfield Hornsby, c/o Shop 3013, 236 Pacific Hwy, Hornsby, Sydney NSW 2077
UAE Exchange : Shop 1000A Albert St, Hornsby NSW 2077

Bank

All things considered, banks can be a blessing in disguise. The exchange rates for uncommon currencies tend to be better than at money changers. This is because banks typically have larger stocks of a range of currency. So if you’re exchanging currencies that are not USD, EUR, JPY or NZD, head to the bank.

Big 4 banks in Hornsby:

ANZ: 19 Hunter St, Hornsby NSW 2077

CBA: Westfield Hornsby, Hunter Street, Shop 1067/8 Westfield Hornsby, Hornsby NSW 2077

Westpac: 30 Florence St, Hornsby NSW 2077

NAB: 22 Florence St, Hornsby NSW 2077

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 Norwegian Krona (NOK) or Moroccan Dirham (MAD), 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 Hornsby?

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 Hornsby?

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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Compare Travel Cards

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