North Lakes Currency Exchanges Reviewed
Westfield North Lakes has so many places where you can exchange money. You could either drop by a money changer like Travelex or Travel Money Oz, or you could also use any of the banks. Find out which option will give you the best exchange rate.
Currency Exchange in North Lakes
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.
This is the best way to get currency quickly. You will find them in major shopping centres and towns.
- 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
North Lakes has a range of different money changers:
Travel Money Oz : Westfield North Lakes, 3B Anzac Ave & North Lakes Drive, North Lakes QLD 4509
Travelex : Kiosk 5A Westfield North Lakes, Anzac Ave, North Lakes QLD 4509
Purchasing uncommon or exotic currencies? Getting it from the bank would be your best option. Typically, money changers don’t hold stock of varied currencies other than USD, EUR, NZD or JPY. This would give you a chance to get a better rate through the bank.
Big 4 banks in North Lakes:
ANZ: Westfield North Lakes, Shop 1205 Westfield Shopping Town, North Lakes Dr, North Lakes QLD 4509
CBA: 101 N Lakes Dr, Mango Hill QLD 4509
NAB: Westfield North Lakes, Shop 1075, Westfield North Lakes Shoppingtown, North Lakes Drive, Mango Hill QLD 4509
Westpac: Cnr Anzac Ave & North Lakes Dr Shop E1/2; Westfield North Lakes, North Lakes QLD 4509
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 the Argentinian Peso (ARS) or Cambodian Riel (KHR), 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 North Lakes?
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.
Can I buy a Travel Money Card in North Lakes?
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.
Compare Travel Cards
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