Live AUD to USD Exchange Rates

Australian Dollar to US Dollar

Wholesale exchange rate updated less than 5 mins ago
1 AUD => 0.7113 USD
1 USD => 1.406 AUD
High: 0.7145
Low: 0.7128
Average: 0.7137

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Major Bank Forecasts for 2019 Compared

The Australian dollar (AUD) has dropped over 10% since the highs of 81 cents reached in January. What does this mean for the major bank AUD to USD forecasts in the near-term and going into next year? And have they changed after the Australian dollar hit recent lows? This article presents the different bank outlooks and is updated regularly.

It's hard to get the best exchange rate to transfer US Dollars overseas

Nearly every bank and money transfer company offer a different exchange rate to transfer US Dollars.

Hardly any of them offer the best rate you see on Google or XE.

 

TransferWise does

TransferWise is one of the only large, safe and low-cost companies that offer you the real AUD to USD exchange rate you see on Google or XE.

So how do they make any money? They charge a fee which is clearly explained before you transfer your money. This way you'll know exactly what your transfer will cost.

 

Our tips:

  • Avoid using your credit or debit card to pay for your transfer. Sometimes, there are extra card surcharges.
  • Compare the exchange rates and fees of TransferWise before you start.
  • Make sure you have your ID. You may need it to set up your account.

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Where to buy US Dollars at a great exchange rate

Buying currency online can often be the best way to get your foreign currency, but it does take a few days. Heading into a money changer in the city is a better option for larger amounts over $5,000 or if you need to get it last minute.

Alternatively, you can take your Australian dollars with you and convert it overseas.

How to order foreign currency online

Like most things, you can buy US Dollars online. It's fairly easy and you can pick it up at the airport, a post office, or a store near you.

Our tips:

  • Pay by BPAY and avoid credit or debit card surcharges
  • Sometimes you can get a better rate if you order over $2,000
  • Check for any promo codes like this to improve your rate