How to Find the Best Currency Exchange near Mount Gravatt

Mount Gravatt has plenty of places where you can exchange money. You could either use any of the big four banks, or head in to a money changer. With a variety of options at hand, it can be difficult to know which one will offer the best exchange rate. We've put together this guide to help you decide where you can buy travel money in Mount Gravatt at the best rates.

Currency Exchange in Mount Gravatt

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

Money changers that allow you to buy travel money in Mount Gravatt:

Travel Money Oz : Westfield Garden City, Westfield Garden City Cnr and Kessells Road, Logan Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt QLD 4122
Travelex : 2049 Logan Rd, Upper Mount Gravatt QLD 4122
UAE Exchange : Shop 1303A Westfield Garden City, Upper Mt.Gravatt QLD 4122

Bank

There are certain situations where you could end up getting a better deal at a bank than money changer. Particularly if you are looking to exchange an uncommon currency. Meaning any other currency aside from USD, EUR, JPY or NZD. This is because banks have larger stockpile of various currencies, making it cheaper and easier to obtain.

Banks you can find in Mount Gravatt:

ANZ: Mt Gravatt Plaza, 55 Creek Rd, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122

CBA: Mt Gravatt Plaza, Shop 106, Mt Gravatt Plaza Shopping Centre, CNR Creek & Logan Rd, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122

Westpac: Mt Gravatt Plaza, Shop 106, Mt Gravatt Plaza Shopping Centre, CNR Creek & Logan Rd, Mount Gravatt QLD 4122

NAB: Kessels & Logan Roads, Upper Mount Gravatt QLD 4122

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 Samoan Tala (WST), 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 Mount Gravatt?

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 Mount Gravatt?

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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