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AUD to USD mid-rate = 0.7168

Right now the AUD/USD market mid-rate is 0.7168 and represents ideally how many United States Dollar you can get for one Australian Dollar.

You can calculate equivalent Australian Dollar to United States Dollar currency amounts (at mid-rate) below. Then select the transaction type to compare the best exchange rates available for AUD to USD transfers or buying USD travel money.

AUD / USD Converter


$AUD


$USD
1 Australian Dollar equals
0.7168 United States Dollar

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AUD/USD exchange rates for:

Foreign Transfers Travel Cash/Cards

 
 
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Australian Dollar

United States Dollar

1 AUD 0.7168 USD
5 AUD 3.5840 USD
10 AUD 7.1680 USD
20 AUD 14.34 USD
50 AUD 35.84 USD
100 AUD 71.68 USD
250 AUD 179.20 USD
500 AUD 358.40 USD
1,000 AUD 716.80 USD
2,000 AUD 1,433.60 USD
5,000 AUD 3,584.00 USD
10,000 AUD 7,168.00 USD
50,000 AUD 35,840.00 USD
100,000 AUD 71,680.00 USD
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Australian Dollar

United States Dollar

1.3951 AUD 1 USD
6.9755 AUD 5 USD
13.95 AUD 10 USD
27.90 AUD 20 USD
69.76 AUD 50 USD
139.51 AUD 100 USD
348.78 AUD 250 USD
697.55 AUD 500 USD
1,395.10 AUD 1,000 USD
2,790.20 AUD 2,000 USD
6,975.50 AUD 5,000 USD
13,951.00 AUD 10,000 USD
69,755.00 AUD 50,000 USD
139,510.00 AUD 100,000 USD
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Australian Dollar to United States Dollar (AUD-USD) - 10 Year History

The below table shows the historic variation in the AUD/USD exchange rate over the last 10 years. The percentage change is the difference from the date shown to present. This lets you decide if the current rate is in your favour. You can also view our various charts of AUD versus other currencies : AUD historical charts.

DateExchange RatePeriodChange
19 Jan 20190.7168Latest
12 Jan 20190.72161 Week-0.67%
20 Dec 20180.71161 Month+0.73%
23 Jul 20180.73806 Months-2.87%
19 Jan 20180.79941 Year-10.33%
19 Jan 20170.75652 Years-5.25%
20 Jan 20140.88195 Years-18.72%
21 Jan 20090.653510 Years+9.69%

Best Rates for AUD/USD Transfers and Travel Money

The total transaction cost you will be charged is the margin from the mid-rate offered by your foreign exchange provider plus any fixed or percentage fees. These margins and fees will vary significantly for International Money Transfers and Travel Money transactions.

You can see a sample of the margins from mid-rate in the table below which shows an example of the costs charged by FX specialist and the average bank rate when sending money transfers from AUD to USD.

Foreign Transfers - Exchange Rate Comparison

Foreign Transfer Providers
Ratings & Reviews
Receive USD($)Exchange RateFee AUDTotal CostTransfer ServicesTransfer SpeedDeal Links
 
TorFX logo
7,067 USD
Value & Rating
0.706701.41%Bank Transfers - Online & Phone1-2 days
 
OFX (OzForex) logo
7,070 USD
$3 more
0.7070^1.37%Bank Transfers - Online & Phone1-2 days
 
ANZ Bank logo
6,911.54 USD
$155 less
0.6924183.58%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
BankSA International Money Transfers
BankSA logo
6,903.16 USD
$164 less
0.691720.013.69%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
Bank of Melbourne International Money Transfers
Bank of Melbourne logo
6,902.47 USD
$165 less
0.6917213.7%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
 
Bank of Queensland logo
6,896.25 USD
$171 less
0.6917303.79%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
 
National Australia Bank (nab) logo
6,872.85 USD
$194 less
0.6888224.12%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
Banks - Average Rate
National Australia Bank (nab) logo Westpac logo ANZ Bank logo Commonwealth Bank (CBA) logo St George Bank logo Bank of Queensland logo Bank of Melbourne logo BankSA logo
6,850 USD
$217 less
0.6864154.44%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
 
Commonwealth Bank (CBA) logo
6,803.92 USD
$263 less
0.68086 5.08%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
 
St George Bank logo
6,787.4 USD
$280 less
0.6801205.31%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
 
Westpac logo
6,722.53 USD
$344 less
0.6736206.21%Online, Branch, Bank Transfers2-3 days
TorFX: Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:0
Exchange Rate:0.7067 (1.41% from mid-rate)
USD amount:7,067 USD
Total Cost:1.41%
Time:6:05 Local
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone
Rating:
 
: 4.7/5.0
Reviews:
OFX (OzForex): Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:0^ - No fees for BestExchangeRates users (normally $15 for transfers over $10K)
Exchange Rate:0.7070 (1.37% from mid-rate)
USD amount:7,070 USD
Total Cost:1.37%
Difference:
$3 more than using TorFX
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sun Jan 20 2019 04:00:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:1-2 days
Services:Bank Transfers - Online & Phone
Rating:
 
: 4.8/5.0
Reviews:
ANZ Bank: Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:18
Exchange Rate:0.6924 (3.4% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,911.54 USD
Total Cost:3.58%
Difference:
$155 less than using TorFX
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Sun Jan 20 2019 04:03:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 3/5.0
Reviews:
BankSA: Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:20.01
Exchange Rate:0.6917 (3.5% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,903.16 USD
Total Cost:3.69%
Difference:
$164 less than using TorFX
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 6:05 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
Bank of Melbourne: Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:21
Exchange Rate:0.6917 (3.5% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,902.47 USD
Total Cost:3.7%
Difference:
$165 less than using TorFX
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 6:05 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
Bank of Queensland: Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:30
Exchange Rate:0.6917 (3.5% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,896.25 USD
Total Cost:3.79%
Difference:
$171 less than using TorFX
Time:
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 3/5.0
Reviews:
National Australia Bank (nab): Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:22
Exchange Rate:0.6888 (3.91% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,872.85 USD
Total Cost:4.12%
Difference:
$194 less than using TorFX
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Sun Jan 20 2019 04:05:03 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 2.1/5.0
Reviews:
 

Banks - Average Rate
National Australia Bank (nab) logo Westpac logo ANZ Bank logo Commonwealth Bank (CBA) logo St George Bank logo Bank of Queensland logo Bank of Melbourne logo BankSA logo

Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:15
Exchange Rate:0.7010 (2.2% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,850 USD
Total Cost:4.44%
Difference:
$217 less than using TorFX
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Commonwealth Bank (CBA): Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:6
Exchange Rate:0.6808 (5.02% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,803.92 USD
Total Cost:5.08%
Difference:
$263 less than using TorFX
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Sun Jan 20 2019 04:02:02 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 1.2/5.0
Reviews:
St George Bank: Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:20
Exchange Rate:0.6801 (5.12% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,787.4 USD
Total Cost:5.31%
Difference:
$280 less than using TorFX
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 6:05 Local
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 1/5.0
Reviews:
Westpac: Foreign Transfer AUD→USD
AUD amount:$10,000 AUD
Fee:20
Exchange Rate:0.6736 (6.03% from mid-rate)
USD amount:6,722.53 USD
Total Cost:6.21%
Difference:
$344 less than using TorFX
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Sun Jan 20 2019 04:04:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Transfer Speed:2-3 days
Services:Online, Branch, Bank Transfers
Rating:
 
: 2/5.0
Reviews:
 
Sending a LARGER foreign transfer? Shop-around with multiple providers: Get Quotes

The below table shows an example of the margins and possible savings when you order travel money online with a currency specialist versus the average bank, kiosk or post office rate to buy foreign cash.

Travel Money - Exchange Rate Comparison

Travel Money Providers
Ratings & Reviews
Amount USD($)Exchange RateFee AUDTotal CostCurrency ServicesDelivery/CollectDeal Links
 
Travelex Online AU logo
700.90 USD
Value & Rating
0.7009$0 BPay, Card 0.72%-1%2.22%Online order, Branch pickup, Home delivery2-3 days
 
Travel Money Oz logo
700.70 USD
$0.2 less
0.7007$0 BPay, Credit Card 1%2.25%Online order, Branch pickup3-5 days
 
ANZ Bank logo
685.48 USD
$15 less
0.6924$104.37%Branch-
 
Commonwealth Bank (CBA) logo
682.11 USD
$19 less
0.689$104.84%Branch-
Bank of Melbourne Foreign Currency
Bank of Melbourne logo
681.32 USD
$20 less
0.6917$154.95%Branch-
BankSA Foreign Currency
BankSA logo
681.32 USD
$20 less
0.6917$154.95%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
678.13 USD
$23 less
0.6865105.4%Branch-
 
St George Bank logo
677.98 USD
$23 less
0.6883$155.42%Branch-
 
National Australia Bank (nab) logo
671.81 USD
$29 less
0.6786106.28%Branch-
 
Westpac logo
666.86 USD
$34 less
0.6736$106.97%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:0.7009 (2.22% from mid-rate)
USD amount:700.90 USD
Total Cost:2.22%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sun Jan 20 2019 04:00:04 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:0.7007 (2.25% from mid-rate)
USD amount:700.70 USD
Total Cost:2.25%
Time:
Rate Fetched: Sun Jan 20 2019 04:00:06 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:0.6924 (3.4% from mid-rate)
USD amount:685.48 USD
Total Cost:4.37%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Sun Jan 20 2019 04:03:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 3/5.0
Reviews:
Commonwealth Bank (CBA): Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$10 AUD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.6890 (3.88% from mid-rate)
USD amount:682.11 USD
Total Cost:4.84%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Sun Jan 20 2019 04:02:02 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 1.2/5.0
Reviews:
Bank of Melbourne: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$15 AUD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:0.6917 (3.5% from mid-rate)
USD amount:681.32 USD
Total Cost:4.95%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 6:05 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:0.6917 (3.5% from mid-rate)
USD amount:681.32 USD
Total Cost:4.95%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 6:05 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
: /5.0
Reviews:
 

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

Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:10
Exchange Rate:0.6813 (4.95% from mid-rate)
USD amount:678.13 USD
Total Cost:5.4%
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
St George Bank: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$15 AUD (Minimum fee)
Exchange Rate:0.6883 (3.98% from mid-rate)
USD amount:677.98 USD
Total Cost:5.42%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 6:05 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:0.6786 (5.33% from mid-rate)
USD amount:671.81 USD
Total Cost:6.28%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - 6:05 Local
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 2.1/5.0
Reviews:
Westpac: Travel Money AUD→USD
AUD amount:$1,000 AUD
Fee:$10 AUD (1%)
Exchange Rate:0.6736 (6.03% from mid-rate)
USD amount:666.86 USD
Total Cost:6.97%
Time:
Rate Fetched: website - Sun Jan 20 2019 04:04:05 GMT+0000 (UTC)
Currency Services:Branch
Delivery/Collect:-
Rating:
 
: 2/5.0
Reviews:
 
Sending a LARGER foreign transfer? Shop-around with multiple providers: Get Quotes

Why can't I just get the AUD/USD market rate I see on Google or in the Media?

The AUD/USD mid-rate is the rate you will see Quoted on Google or the News, nobody except the largest banks and businesses can get exchange rates close to this mid-rate. It is actually just the theoretical half-way point (hence mid-rate) between the last rate at which the AUD / USD was traded (bought or sold) in the international markets.

Getting a good market rate is mainly about timing however 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.

The closer your final exchange rate is to the market AUD/USD midrate the better deal you are getting.

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

The three things you need in order to get a good AUD to USD exchange rate

  1. Know the latest AUD/USD market mid-rate. The closer your final exchange rate is to this real market rate the better deal you are getting. You should also judge how the current rate compares to the historic rate over the past 10 years.
  2. Compare your Bank's transaction costs to several licensed FX providers, remember to compare the exchange rate margins as well as the various types of fees. We make that easy to do with our calculators for Foreign Transfers and Travel Money transactions.
  3. Review up-to-date Currency News and Forecasts for both the and currencies, if available.

Currency news and forecasts for Australian Dollar and United States Dollar

Whenever you are researching a particular exchange rate you are actually interested in two currencies as the value of a currency must always be quoted relative to a second currency.

So it follows that if you are determining the best time to transact, in this case the AUD vs USD, you should pay attention to both Australian Dollar and United States Dollar news and forecasts.

Australian Dollar (AUD) - Market news and forecasts

17-January-19: The Australian dollar recovered strongly following a "flash crash" in early January which saw it briefly trade at a 10-year low of 67.4 US cents.

By the time of this report, AUD/USD was back at 72 cents and roughly in line with December’s median exchange rate. The Aussie was similarly strong against other major currencies following its mini crash.

Several months ago, most analysts agreed that the Aussie was heading higher in 2019, but things have changed. In recent months, investors have become increasingly certain that no increase to Australian interest rates will be seen until 2020; there is, in fact, now a 25 percent chance of an RBA cut, per derivatives pricing. Inaction on interest rates will force capital away from Australia and towards countries where rates are higher or are expected to increase.

One senior researcher at BNP Paribas said in January that the Australian dollar would “get absolutely crucified and could suffer a 25-30 percent [long-term] fall.”

In opposition to that view, at least relative to the US dollar, was a CIBC analyst, who said that at current levels the Aussie was “very undervalued” and was his “best bet” for 2019. The analyst’s view was based upon there being a positive resolution to the US-China trade spat. The Aussie could be worth as much as 78 US cents in the second half of 2019, the analyst said.

United States Dollar (USD) - Market news and forecasts

1-January-19: Against a basket of currencies, the US dollar struck an 18-month high in mid-December before giving up some ground in the final weeks of the year. When 2018 was done, the US Dollar Index had gained 6 percent, making the greenback one of 2018’s best performing currencies; however, it was still worth 7.5 percent less than its 2017 high.

The consensus is for dollar weakness in 2019. Big players have long been skeptical of the Fed’s projected path for interest rates and this skepticism appeared justified when, in December, the Fed lowered its expectations for 2019 hikes due to so-called “cross currents” (China, Brexit, trade wars etc.).

In the aftermath of the Fed’s December meeting, Scotiabank said the dollar was “poised to weaken.”

ING said the dollar “is now overvalued against a host of currencies, particularly those in emerging markets.”

JP Morgan had been dollar-bearish prior to the Fed meeting.

SEB suggested that the dollar might weaken against the pound to $1.37 per GBP, or worse upon very positive Brexit developments.

A CIBC analyst said the dollar would weaken against the Australian dollar from $0.70 per AUD to levels “well north of $0.75,” and perhaps as weak as $0.78.

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