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Australia Post branches are a one stop shop with everything you need to get ready for an overseas trip. Australia Post provides foreign currency exchange, travel money cards, traveller’s cheques and foreign money transfer to both bank accounts and for cash pickup. You can also get international travel insurance from Australia Post, mobile SIMs for use overseas and they can hold or redirect your mail until you get back from your trip.


Australia Post Foreign Exchange

Australia Post provides an extensive and convenient branch network for people who prefer to do their foreign exchange in person. This convenience comes at a cost with higher exchange rate margins, however, these can be minimised by transacting online.

Australia Post Travel Cash – Order Online for Better FX Rates

The travel money service at Australia Post is provided by Travelex. The important thing to know here is that you can get better exchange rates than available in branch by pre-ordering online.

Click on the link below to order your travel money online from Travelex and elect to pick up at your foreign cash at your nearest located Australia Post branch.

Australia Post Travel Money

Order travel money online

Get better rates than available in branch by ordering online from Travelex, you can still pick up in person at any AusPost branch

Sending money abroad with AusPost

Australia Post is an agent for Western Union, as such all the exchange rates and fees you will get from a visit to an Auspost branch to send money overseas will be those of Western Union.

Western Union are really only a good option if you are in a rush or you and/or the recipient do not have bank accounts.

BestExchangeRates recommends:

  • For bank to bank transfers, it is always better to use a FX specialist.
  • Find the best provider and rates with our comparison calculator.
  • Consider much cheaper and better options such as TorFX, OFX and World First.

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