Better Ways to Exchange Currency in Midland

You'll find yourself surrounded by so many options when you want to exchange money or buy travel money in Midland. And out of all these choices, which one will give you the best savings? Find out here.

Currency Exchange in Midland

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

Midland has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Shop K225, Westfield Belconnen, 18 Benjamin Way
Travelex : Order online and pick up at a post office in Midland

Bank

If you are looking to exchange a currency that isn’t popular, you’re better off using a bank. Money changers do not often have a large stock of currency other than USD, EUR, JPY and NZD. In this case a bank can turn out to be a cheaper way to exchange money.

Big 4 banks in Midland:

ANZ: 43 The Crescent, Midland WA 6056

CBA: Midland Gate, Midland Gate S/C, 99 Great Eastern Hwy, Midland WA 6056

Westpac: 262-264 Great Eastern Highway, Midland WA 6056

NAB: 39 The Crescent, Midland WA 6056

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 Czech Koruna (CZK) or Omani Rial (OMR), 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 Midland?

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

Related:

Transferring Money Back to Australia from Overseas

Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Midland?

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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