Your Foreign Exchange Options in Mitchelton

Brookside Shopping Centre is a one-stop shop to finding the best change rate. There are so many money exchange options available in one location that it’s not necessary to travel out of Brookside to get a competitive exchange rate.

Currency Exchange in Mitchelton

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

Brookside has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Brookside Shopping Centre, Shop, 82/159 Osborne Rd, Mitchelton QLD 4053
Travelex : Brookside Shopping Centre, 117/159 Osborne Rd, Mitchelton, Brisbane QLD 4053
American Express Currency Exchange : Shop 35/36 Inside Australia Post , Brookside Shopping Centre, 159 Osbourne Rd, Mitchelton, QLD 4053

Bank

In certain cases, using a bank will get you a better exchange rate. Some currencies do not circulate around as often as others, and it can be more expensive to obtain. In Australia, common currencies are USD, EUR, JPY and NZD. When getting anything other than those currencies, head to the bank.

Banks in Brookside all at one location:

ANZ: Brookside Shopping Centre, 159 Osborne Rd, Mitchelton QLD 4053

CBA: Brookside Shopping Centre, 159 Osborne Rd, Shop 100, Mitchelton QLD 4053

Westpac: Brookside Shopping Centre, 42/159 Osborne Rd, Mitchelton QLD 4053

NAB: Brookside Shopping Centre, 159 Osborne Rd, Mitchelton QLD 4053

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 Swedish Krona (SEK), 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 Brookside?

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 is no one specific way to send money overseas. Since there are many options for you to choose from, we suggest you do your research online before deciding the right method for you.

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Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Brookside?

Yes, you have the option to buy a travel money card over the counter at most banks or money changers. While buying a travel money card on the spot is convenient, it won’t have your name on it. Alternatively, you can order and load your card online and arrange a time and place to pick it up.

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