How to Get A Great Currency Exchange Rate in Moonee Ponds

Moonee Ponds Central has all your money exchange options. You can find money changers like Travelex, Travel Money Oz and American Express Currency Exchange within the mall. There are also the big four banks. But the question is, which way would get you the best savings for your exchange? Find out where you can buy travel money in Moonee Ponds with the best rates.

Currency Exchange in Moonee Ponds


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

Moonee Ponds has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : 44 Puckle St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039
Travelex : 136 Puckle Street, c/o Helloworld, Moonee Ponds, Melbourne VIC 3039
American Express Currency Exchange : 109 Puckle St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039


Using a bank can be a cheaper way to exchange money if you are buying less common currencies. Typically, money changers don’t stock up on any currency besides USD, EUR, JPY and NZD. So if you are looking for any other currency aside from those, you’re better off finding a better exchange rate at a bank.

Big 4 banks in Moonee Ponds:

ANZ: 75 Puckle St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

CBA: 49 Puckle St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

Westpac: 71 Puckle St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

NAB: 68 Puckle St, Moonee Ponds VIC 3039

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 Saudi Riyal (SAR), 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 Moonee Ponds?

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.


37 Practical Guides to Transferring Money Overseas Without Getting Ripped Off


Transferring Money Back to Australia from Overseas

Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Moonee Ponds?

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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