Find a Good Place to Exchange Currency in Marion

Did you know that you're probably spending more than you should by making common money exchange mistakes? In this article we review simple ways you can get better exchange rates through money changers like Travelex, Travel Money Oz and UAE Exchange as well as banks. Read to find out how to buy travel money in Marion.

Currency Exchange in Marion

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

There are 3 money changers in Marion:

Travel Money Oz : Westfield Marion, Shop, 2059a/267 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046
Travelex : Westfield Marion, 297 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046
American Express Currency Exchange : Marion Westfield, 297 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046

Bank

The exchange rates at banks tend to beat money changers for certain currencies. Typically, common currencies in Australia are the USD, EUR, JPY and NZD. Banks have larger reserves of various currencies, so you could end up getting a better rate through the bank than at money changers.

Big 4 banks in Marion:

ANZ: Westfield Marion, Marion Westfield, 1038 & 1038a/297 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046

CBA: 297 Diagonal Rd, Oaklands Park SA 5046Westpac: Corner of George and Church Street or 126 Church Street

Westpac: 1/162 Sturt Rd, Warradale SA 5046

NAB: 297 Diagonal Road, Oaklands Park SA 5046

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 such as Mauritian Rupee (MUR), 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 Marion?

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:

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Transferring Money Back to Australia from Overseas

Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Marion?

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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