Loading...

Home pages - full list (A-Z)

  •  

Best Currency Exchange Rates on the Gold Coast – BER Guide

In this article we show you how to save money if you find yourself looking for Foreign Cash on the Gold Coast.

Locations AUD Currency Exchange Travel
Email share     Facebook     LinkedIn    Twitter
 

The famed Gold Coast of Australia offers stunning beaches along Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach, a plethora of international standard restaurants, and a unique opportunity to wonder through the unchanged hinterland of Gondwana rainforests.

You may also be on the Gold Coast 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. Whatever the reason for your trip to the Gold Coast, 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)

Travelex Currency Exchange Rates vs the Banks

The below live travel money comparison table shows how much you could save on your next foreign transfer or travel money purchase by ordering online for Auspost pickup vs the Average Bank Rate. This example shows you the situation where you want to change $AUD 2,000 for foreign cash, note the margins are compared to the current market mid-rate.

 
Sending a LARGER foreign transfer? Request a Multi-Vendor Quote ▾
Travel Money Providers
Ratings & Reviews
Amount USD($)Exchange RateFee AUDTotal CostCurrency ServicesDelivery/CollectDeal Links
 
Travelex Online AU logo
698.10 USD
Compare
0.6981$0 BPay, Card 0.72%-1%2.46%Online order, Branch pickup, Home delivery2-3 days
 
Travel Money Oz logo
698.30 USD
0.2 USD
0.6983$0 BPay, Credit Card 1%2.43%Online order, Branch pickup3-5 days
 
ANZ Bank logo
682.70 USD
15 USD
0.6896$104.61%Branch-
Bank of Melbourne Foreign Currency
Bank of Melbourne logo
680.34 USD
18 USD
0.6907$154.94%Branch-
BankSA Foreign Currency
BankSA logo
680.34 USD
18 USD
0.6907$154.94%Branch-
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
675.04 USD
23 USD
0.6833105.68%Branch-
 
Commonwealth Bank (CBA) logo
674.19 USD
24 USD
0.681$105.8%Branch-
 
National Australia Bank (nab) logo
670.73 USD
27 USD
0.6775106.28%Branch-
 
St George Bank logo
670.10 USD
28 USD
0.6803$156.37%Branch-
 
Westpac logo
666.86 USD
31 USD
0.6736$106.82%Branch-
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:0.6981 (2.46% from mid-rate)
USD amount:698.10 USD
Total Cost:2.46%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sat Apr 20 2019 08:00:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Online order, Branch pickup, Home delivery
Delivery/Collect:2-3 days
Rating:
 
: 4.3/5.0
Reviews:
Travel Money Oz: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$0 BPay, Credit Card 1%
Exchange Rate:0.6983 (2.43% from mid-rate)
USD amount:698.30 USD
Total Cost:2.43%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sat Apr 20 2019 08:00:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Online order, Branch pickup
Delivery/Collect:3-5 days
Rating:
 
: 4.2/5.0
Reviews:
ANZ Bank: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$10 AUD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.6896 (3.65% from mid-rate)
USD amount:682.70 USD
Total Cost:4.61%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Sat Apr 20 2019 08:03:04 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:$15 AUD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:0.6907 (3.49% from mid-rate)
USD amount:680.34 USD
Total Cost:4.94%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 8:47 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
BankSA: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$15 AUD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:0.6907 (3.49% from mid-rate)
USD amount:680.34 USD
Total Cost:4.94%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 8:47 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:0.6803 (4.95% from mid-rate)
USD amount:675.04 USD
Total Cost:5.68%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Commonwealth Bank (CBA): Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$10 AUD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.6810 (4.85% from mid-rate)
USD amount:674.19 USD
Total Cost:5.8%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Sat Apr 20 2019 08:02:02 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 1.2/5.0
Reviews:
National Australia Bank (nab): Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:10
Exchange Rate:0.6775 (5.34% from mid-rate)
USD amount:670.73 USD
Total Cost:6.28%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 8:47 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 2.1/5.0
Reviews:
St George Bank: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$15 AUD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:0.6803 (4.95% from mid-rate)
USD amount:670.10 USD
Total Cost:6.37%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 8:47 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
Westpac: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$10 AUD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.6736 (5.88% from mid-rate)
USD amount:666.86 USD
Total Cost:6.82%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Mon Apr 15 2019 01:04:04 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 2/5.0
Reviews:
 
Auspost currency exchange rates vs bank average
 

 

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.

 

Gold Coast Currency Exchange Locations

Pre-Order Foreign Cash & Save

Travelex logo Australia Post logo HSBC logo

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.

 

Further Reading

 

WorldFirst World Account – BER Review

WorldFirst World Account – Independent BER Review World Account: A Summary WorldFirst, a market leader in the international payments space, offers a multi-currency “World Account” that allows businesses to hold, send and receive funds in 8 major currencies (GBP, EUR, USD, AUD, CAD, JPY, SGD and NZD). With a World Account, businesses can invoice customers […]

Updated: 19 Apr, 2019

SGD/MYR at 17-Month High; Ringgit Slumps on FTSE Index Deselection

What is arguably Southeast Asia’s most important exchange rate, Singapore dollar-Malaysian ringgit, leapt on Thursday to its highest level since November 2017, driven by FTSE Russell’s decision to reconsider Malaysia’s inclusion in an important bond index.

Updated: 18 Apr, 2019

Commodities Boom Will Take Australian Dollar to US$0.74

The Australian dollar is forecast to climb to US$0.74 in the coming months, supported by a commodities boom that has seen the price of Australia’s largest export, iron ore, climb to a 5-year high.

Updated: 15 Apr, 2019

Brexit This Year Now a Toss-Up, Bookmakers Say; What Next for Pound?

GBP Pound Sterling Brexit Deal on Financial Services

With the chance of a 2019 Brexit now reduced to 50 percent, the pound’s value is likely to remain capped for the time being, most likely near US$1.34, experts say. On the downside, US$1.24 is likely should the latest Article 50 extension be used to hold a UK general election.

Updated: 14 Apr, 2019

Euro to Sink to US$1.08, Says ANZ

The euro hasn’t traded as low as US$1.08 since the early portion of 2017, but that’s where we’re heading within the next 3 months, analysts at ANZ believe.

Updated: 7 Apr, 2019

  

Tags: Locations , , ,

     

Get a Better FX Deal when you Send and Spend Abroad.

 

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!