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Adelaide CBD – Find Best Exchange Rates

In this article we show you how to save money if you find yourself looking for Foreign Cash in Adelaide.

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Adelaide is brimming with culture, flavours and entertainment. The celebrated wine regions of the Barossa Valley and Adelaide Hills are moments away from the city, whilst in the city itself, there is thriving restaurant and bar scene around Leigh Street and Peel street.

You may be in the Adelaide doing some last minute shopping; picking up a backpack for an overseas trip or perhaps ducking out of work to grab some foreign cash for a business trip. Before you hit the streets you are better off ordering your foreign cash online from Travelex and then picking up the cash at a Travelex, Post Office or HSBC branch.

You will find that you can save a couple of percent on the exchange rate margin by pre-ordering your cash. Our Review of Auspost exchange rates includes the following table that shows you an example of how much you can save.

Currency Amount Branch Rate Online Rate Branch Cost Online Cost Online Saving Saving %
USD $500 0.6924 0.7138 $722.14 $700.48 $21.66 3%
EUR €500 0.5852 0.6033 $854.41 $828.78 $25.63 3%
GBP £500 0.5239 0.5401 $954.39 $925.75 $28.63 3%
JPY ¥50,000 75.372 78.5122 $663.38 $636.84 $26.54 4%
NZD $500 1.0223 1.0539 $489.10 $474.43 $14.67 3%
Total $4,698.21 $4,698.21 $129.85 3%

Table showing Online vs In-branch Savings with AusPost (exchange rates were valid for 21st July, 2018)

 

Pre-Order Foreign Cash & Save

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Order travel money online

Get better rates than available to you by walking into Travelex, Auspost or HSBC branches by pre-ordering online from Travelex, you can still pick up in person at any Travelex, Auspost or HSBC branch.

Adelaide Currency Exchange Locations

Adelaide Travel Money Rates & Fees - Compared

Travel Money ProvidersAmount USD($)Exchange RateFee AUDTotal CostDeal Links
Travel Money Oz logo
685.00 USD
Best Overall
0.685$0 BPay, Credit Card 1%2.64%
Travelex Online AU logo
685.00 USD0.685$0 BPay, Card 0.72%-1%2.64%
ANZ Bank logo
676.37 USD
8.63 USD
0.6832A$103.87%
Bank of Melbourne Foreign Currency
Bank of Melbourne logo
668.82 USD
16 USD
0.679A$154.94%
BankSA Foreign Currency
BankSA logo
668.82 USD
16 USD
0.679A$154.94%
Banks - Average Rate
Westpac logo ANZ Bank logo Commonwealth Bank (CBA) logo St George Bank logo National Australia Bank (nab) logo Bank of Melbourne logo BankSA logo
667 USD
18 USD
0.6752105.2%
Westpac logo
666.86 USD
18 USD
0.6736A$105.22%
Commonwealth Bank (CBA) logo
666.37 USD
19 USD
0.6731A$105.29%
St George Bank logo
662.31 USD
23 USD
0.6724A$155.87%
National Australia Bank (nab) logo
659.44 USD
26 USD
0.6661106.28%
Travel Money Oz: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$0 BPay, Credit Card 1%
Exchange Rate:0.685 (2.64% from mid-rate)
USD amount:685.00 USD
Total Cost:2.64%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Mon Jul 22 2019 18:00:07 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Online order, Branch pickup
Delivery/Collect:3-5 days
Rating:
 
: 4.2/5.0
Reviews:
Travelex Online AU: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$0 BPAY, 0.77% MasterCard debit, 0.94% MasterCard credit, 0.72% Visa debit and 1% Visa credit
Exchange Rate:0.685 (2.64% from mid-rate)
USD amount:685.00 USD
Total Cost:2.64%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Mon Jul 22 2019 18:00:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Online order, Branch pickup, Home delivery
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
ANZ Bank: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:A$10 AUD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.6832 (2.9% from mid-rate)
USD amount:676.37 USD
Total Cost:3.87%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Mon Jul 22 2019 18:03:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 3/5.0
Reviews:
Bank of Melbourne: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:A$15 AUD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:0.6790 (3.5% from mid-rate)
USD amount:668.82 USD
Total Cost:4.94%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 20:00 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
BankSA: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:A$15 AUD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:0.6790 (3.5% from mid-rate)
USD amount:668.82 USD
Total Cost:4.94%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 20:00 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

Banks - Average Rate

Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:10
Exchange Rate:0.6688 (4.95% from mid-rate)
USD amount:667 USD
Total Cost:5.2%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Westpac: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:A$10 AUD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.6736 (4.26% from mid-rate)
USD amount:666.86 USD
Total Cost:5.22%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Mon Apr 15 2019 01:04:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 2/5.0
Reviews:
Commonwealth Bank (CBA): Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:A$10 AUD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.6731 (4.33% from mid-rate)
USD amount:666.37 USD
Total Cost:5.29%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Mon Jul 22 2019 18:02:01 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 1.2/5.0
Reviews:
St George Bank: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:A$15 AUD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:0.6724 (4.43% from mid-rate)
USD amount:662.31 USD
Total Cost:5.87%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 20:00 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
National Australia Bank (nab): Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:10
Exchange Rate:0.6661 (5.33% from mid-rate)
USD amount:659.44 USD
Total Cost:6.28%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 20:00 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 2.1/5.0
Reviews:
 
Snapshot 07/22/2019 - See full table
 

Get $10 Off at Travelex stores (exchanging foreign cash to AUD)

To save you money exchanging foreign cash to AUD we have organised a special coupon that will save you $10 when you exchange more than $500 equivalent of AUD.

Get your $10 Coupon

Make sure you only unlock your discount code and present to a salesperson once you are in a Travelex store as you will only have 30 minutes to redeem this promotion.

 

 

Further Reading

 

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Last update: 2 Jul, 2019

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Last update: 30 Jun, 2019

Australians Swerve Thai Holidays with Exchange Rates in the Gutter

With AUD-THB at a 10-year low, Australians travelling this year to Thailand’s wildly popular resorts are facing holiday costs 50 percent higher than those paid in 2012. With exchange rates as they are, those in Oz are choosing better-value destinations.

Last update: 23 Jun, 2019

  

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