Riverlink's Best Places to Exchange Currency

Where should you go to get a good exchange rate when you want to buy travel money in Ipswich? Here we explore the best places you should go to exchange your money based on the amount and type of currency you're looking to buy or sell.

Currency Exchange in Ipswich

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

Ipswich has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre, Kiosk, 18/7 Downs St, North Ipswich QLD 4305
Travelex : Mt Ommaney Centre, 85/171 Dandenong Rd, Mount Ommaney QLD 4074
The Cash Store : 106 Brisbane St, Ipswich QLD 4305

Bank

Buying currency through a bank isn't all that bad, especially if you are looking for less common currencies. Since money changers often have a limited stock of certain currencies, you'd be better off getting it from a bank.

Big 4 banks in Ipswich:

ANZ: Shop 4 Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre, 2 The Terrace, North Ipswich QLD 4305

CBA: Riverlink Shopping Centre, 65 Downs Rd, Ipswich QLD 4305

NAB: 259 Ash Street, Flinders View QLD 4305

Westpac: The Terrace Tenancy BD23; Ipswich Riverlink Shopping Centre, Ipswich QLD 4305

To work out if a bank is the cheapest way to buy your currency, make sure you compare exchange rates.

Travel Cards, Money Transfers and Other Situations

Can I send money overseas from anywhere in Ipswich?

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

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Transferring Money Back to Australia from Overseas

Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Ipswich?

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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