Whitfords Currency Exchangers Compared
With a range of options to buy travel money in Hillarys, which one should you choose? Will money changers like Travelex, Travel Money Oz and American Express Currency Exchange or the banks give you a better exchange rate? Read to find out.
Currency Exchange in Whitfords
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.
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
Hillarys has a range of different money changers:
Travel Money Oz :Westfield Whitford City, shop 5/470 Whitfords Ave, Hillarys WA 6025
Travelex : Shop 235, Westfield Whitford Shopping Centre, c/o of Marmion Avenue & Whitfords Avenue, Hillarys WA 6025
American Express Currency Exchange : 470 Whitfords Ave, Hillarys WA 6025
You can save a fair bit of money when you exchange uncommon currencies through the bank. When it comes down to having the stock and currency variety, banks win in that department. This make it cheaper to purchase any currency besides USD, EUR, JPY and NZD.
Banks you can find in Hilarys:
ANZ: Shop 67 Westfield Whitfords City Cnr Marmion & Whitford Aves, Hillarys WA 6025
CBA: Westfield Whitford City, Whitford Shopping Centre, 84B Whitford Ave, Hillarys WA 6025
NAB: Whitford & Marmion Aves, Hillarys WA 6025
Westpac: Westfield Whitford City, 84A/470 Whitfords Ave, Hillarys WA 6025
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 Swedish Krona (SEK), 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 Hilarys?
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 Hilarys?
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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