Rockinghams's Best Stores to Exchange Currency

Rockingham is a haven for currency exchange. There are a variety of money changers located within the same vicinity. Then there’s also the option of heading down to any of the banks. With so many choices, which one will give you the best exchange rate? Find out here.

How to exchange currency without getting ripped off

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.

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

There are a range of money changers in Rockingham:

Travel Money Oz: Rockingham Shopping Centre, 52 Council Ave, Rockingham WA 6168
Travelex: Rockingham Shopping Centre, 102a/1 Council Ave, Rockingham WA 6168
American Express Currency Exchange: 1 Council Ave, Rockingham WA 6168
Travel Money Rockingham: Shop G44B Rockingham Shopping Centre, 1 Council Ave, Rockingham, Perth WA 6168

Bank

Getting unpopular or exotic currencies are best through a bank. Particularly if you are after any other currency than USD, EUR, JPY or NZD. Mainly because banks have a larger pool of different currencies, their rates tend to be better than money changers.

The big 4 banks in Rockingham:

ANZ: Shop 66 Rockingham City Shopping Centre, Read St, Rockingham WA 6168

CBA: Rockingham Centre, 20 Chalgrove Ave, Rockingham City, Rockingham WA 6168

NAB: Rockingham Centre, Shop 114, Rockingham City Shopping Cntr, Council Ave, Rockingham WA 6168

Westpac: Rockingham Centre, 1 Council Ave, Shop 94; Rockingham City Shopping Centre, Rockingham WA 6168

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 Thai Baht (THB), 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 Rockingham?

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 Rockingham?

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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