How to Get Your Currency Exchanged in Joondalup

Finding a place to buy travel money in Joondalup is possible, especially with the range of options to choose from. Besides the banks, there are money changers like Travelex and American Express Currency Exchange. In this article, you will find out which service you should use and how to save on your money exchange.

Currency Exchange in Joondalup

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

Joondalup money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Lakeside Shopping Centre, Shop T31, 420 Joondalup Dr, Joondalup WA 6027
Travelex : Level 0, Kiosk 19A, Lakeside Joondalup Shopping Centre, 420 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup WA 6027
American Express Currency Exchange : 420 Joondalup Dr, Joondalup WA 6027

Bank

When getting any currency besides common USD, EUR, JPY and NZD, you’ll receive a better rate from the bank. This is because banks have more stocks for most types of currencies.

The big 4 banks in Joondalup:

ANZ: 129 Grand Blvd, Joondalup WA 6027

CBA: Lakeside Joondalup, Boas Ave & McLarty Ave, Joondalup WA 6027

NAB: 420 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup WA 6027

Westpac: Cnr Grand Bvd & Boas Ave, Joondalup WA 6027

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 Turkish Lira (TRY) or South Korean Won (KRW), 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 Joondalup?

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 Joondalup?

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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