Find a Good Currency Exchange Rate in Mt Pleasant, Queensland

There are various ways of exchanging money to buy travel money in Mt Pleasant. You have the option of using a money changer like Travelex or Travel Money Oz, then there’s also the choice to use any of the banks. But which one should you use? Here we share our tips on getting the best exchange rate based on different situations.

Currency Exchange in Mt Pleasant


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

Mt Pleasant has a range of different money changers:

Travel Money Oz : Mount Pleasant Shopping Centre, Shop 170 Cnr and Philip Street, MacKay Bucasia Rd, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740
Travelex : (Inside helloworld) City Plaza, 58 Wood Street, Mackay, 4740


You must be wondering how is it possible to get a good exchange rate through the bank. It is possible, especially if you are buying or selling an uncommon currency. That means any other currency besides USD, EUR, JPY and NZD. The main reason for their competitive rates is due to the fact that they have a larger stock of currencies.

The big four banks in Mount Pleasant:

ANZ: Shop 5 Sydney St Markets Cnr Sydney & Gordon Sts, Mackay QLD 4740

CBA: Malcomson ST, Shop 184, MT Pleasant Shopping Centre, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

Westpac: 28 Grandview Dr, North Mackay QLD 4740

NAB: Phillip Street, Mount Pleasant QLD 4740

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 Turkish Lira (TRY), 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 Pleasant?

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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Transferring Money Back to Australia from Overseas

Can I buy a Travel Money Card in Mount Pleasant?

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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