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    AUD to USD Exchange Rates

    Compare & Save on Australian dollar to US dollar exchange rates. Latest aussie to dollar trends and forecasts.

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    AUD to USD - Compare & Save

    Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare rates from different sources before making a conversion.

    The below table makes it easy to calculate and compare the Total Cost you are being charged on aussie to dollar currency rates and the possible savings of using a different provider.

     

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    AUD/USD Market Data

    Australian dollar to US dollar FX market data and key indicators - Interbank rate, charts, forecasts & historic rates and trends.

     
    1 AUD =
    0.7077We compare provider deals to this wholesale mid-market rate. Read more
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    AUD to USD at 0.7078 is 4.3% above its 90-day average 0.6786 with range 0.6285-0.7151.
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    From December and into early 2023 the AUD/USD has surged back towards 0.68. This is well up from recent lows below 0.62 in October, when the Reserve Bank of Australia surprised markets raising interest rates by a quarter of a percent (less than expected), a sign that inflation down-under may be under control.

    However, the rise of AUD/USD has been more about USD weakness than any AUD strength as the greenback drops back from multi-year highs.

    AUD-USD Forecasts

    DateAUD/USDChangePeriod
    17 Jan 2023
    0.6988
    1% 2 Week
    02 Nov 2022
    0.6338
    11.3% 3 Month
    31 Jan 2022
    0.7068
    0.2% 1 Year
    01 Feb 2018
    0.8040
    12.2% 5 Year
    02 Feb 2013
    1.0404
    32.2% 10 Year
    05 Feb 2003
    0.5910
    19.4% 20 Year
    AUD/USD historic rates & change to 31-Jan-2023
       
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    How to get a good AUD to USD exchange rate

    There are several ways to save on exchange rates when converting Australian dollar to US dollar:

    1. Shop around for the best AUD/USD exchange rate: Exchange rates can vary significantly between different currency exchange providers, so it's important to compare rates from different sources before making a conversion.

    2. Timing is important: Keep an eye on the AUD/USD rate on currency markets, as exchange rates can fluctuate frequently. Try to make your transactions when the exchange rate is in your favor. You can do this easily with our BER Smart Rate Tracker.

    3. Use a credit/debit or travel card that doesn't charge foreign transaction fees: Some credit cards charge additional fees for transactions made in a foreign currency, so it's important to check with your card issuer to see if they charge these fees and what their exchange rate is.

    4. Use a multi-currency account: Having a multi-currency account allows you to hold and transfer money in both AUD and USD at close to the interbank rate. It also allows you to make payments or withdrawals in the local currency while avoiding high conversion fees.

    5. Buy currency in advance: If you know that you will need foreign currency in the future, consider buying it in advance when the exchange rate is favorable.

    The key is reducing excessive costs and fees

    Generally speaking, if you are buying US dollar with Australian dollar, then it's better for the AUD/USD exchange rate to be higher.

    However working against you are the fees all foreign exchange providers charge for providing their service. These fees is usually contained within the exchange rate margin (or difference to the mid-rate).

    The transaction margin you end up being charged can be considerably reduced by around a few percent (of total amount being exchanged) for travel money and possibly over 5% to 6% when sending money. The exact potential savings depends on the currencies being exchanged and the amount you are transferring and if you are willing to shop around.

    Our real-time foreign transfer and travel money/cards comparison calculators make shopping around easy and help you calculate how much you can save.

    It's worth noting that while these tips can help you save on exchange rates, it's important to be aware that no single method is guaranteed to provide the best exchange rate in every situation, and it may require some research and comparison-shopping to find the best option for your specific needs.

    Will the Australian dollar rise against the US dollar?

    It is almost impossible to predict what an exchange rate will do in the future, the best approach is to monitor the currency markets and transact when an exchange rate moves in your favour.

    To help with this you can add AUD/USD to your personalised BER Smart Rate Tracker to track and benefit from currency movements.

     
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    Rather than requiring you to set a target rate, our FX Alerts work differently. Once you add a currency pair for tracking in your watchlist we can select to be notified daily for any UP DOWN HIGH LOW alerts over a range of periods over the recent 90 days.

    You can also read our practical guide to getting the Best Deals for your Foreign Transfers and Travel Money to the United States.


     

    Australian dollar & US dollar - Country Guides

    United StatesUnited States (USD)AustraliaAustralia (AUD)East TimorEast Timor (USD)
    EcuadorEcuador (USD)El SalvadorEl Salvador (USD)British Virgin IslandsBritish Virgin Islands (USD)
    US Virgin IslandsUS Virgin Islands (USD)Caribbean NetherlandsCaribbean Netherlands (USD)Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks and Caicos Islands (USD)
     

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