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AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 5.343 HKD
53,434
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AUD 250 1 - 2 days AUD 0.00 5.343 HKD
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AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 5.343 HKD
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AUD 3,000 1 day GBP 20.00 5.343 HKD
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Australian dollar

The Australian dollar is the fifth-most-traded currency in the world. It's commonly referred to as the "Aussie" in forex markets. When it was first created, suggestions for its name included the koala, the royal and the austral.
Currency: Australian Dollar
Currency Symbol: $
Sub unit: cents
Bank notes: $5, $10, $20, $50, $100
Coins: 5c, 10c, 20c, 50c, $1, $2

Hong Kong dollar

The Hong Kong dollar is the eighth-most-traded currency in the world. Hong Kong is among the world’s top financial centres and its currency is pegged to the US dollar.
Currency: Hong Kong Dollar
Currency Symbol: $
Sub unit: cent
Sub unit symbol: c
Bank notes: $10, $20, $50, $100, $150, $500, $1,000
Coins: 10c, 20c, 50c, $1, $2, $5, $10

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How to get the best AUD to HKD exchange rate

These tips can help you find the best exchange rate for when you transfer your Australian dollars into Hong Kong dollars:

  • Monitor the mid-market exchange rate. By tracking the mid-market exchange rate (the rate at which banks buy and sell currency from one another) you can see if the rate a transfer provider offers is a good deal.
  • Place a forward contract. Forward contracts provide protection against a fall in the exchange rate by allowing you to buy a rate now for a future transaction.
  • Place a limit order. Limit orders are flexible transfer tools that allow you to get the exchange rate you want. Simply nominate your desired rate and the transfer provider will automatically send your funds when that rate becomes available.
  • Look for fee-free thresholds. Many online transfer companies waive their fees on large transfers.
  • Try and consolidate your transfers. As fees apply per transaction, you can save money by sending one large transfer instead of several smaller ones.
  • Make sure you’re quoted the correct rate. When comparing costs among transfer providers, make sure any rate you’re quoted is the rate you’ll receive for your transfer. Some providers can suck you in by using the mid-market rate (which you won’t receive) in their online transfer calculators.
  • Compare your options. Although it may be more convenient to send money through your bank, it often offers a much less competitive rate than a money transfer specialist. Compare the fees and exchange rates using our table to find the best transfer service for you.

Learn more: Why aren’t I paying today’s exchange rate?

You may have noticed the actual exchange rate differs from the rate you get once you've exchanged the money.

For example, say today's quoted exchange rate is $1 to HKD$5.72. You go to an ATM in Kowloon and withdraw money using your Australian bank card. On the receipt, you see the exchange rate differs from the rate you see online. It's $1 to HKD$5.3827, meaning you're losing more money in the exchange than the first rate. There's also the bank's fee added on at the end, resulting in a smaller amount of HKD for you.

This is referred to as the "spread" or "margin" – the difference between the mid-market rate you see on Google or XE, and what you actually get when you transfer money. Some providers offer lower fees but weaker exchange rates, while others charge no fees but profit from the margin between its rate and the mid-market rate. It's important to keep an eye on both when deciding how to transfer your money.

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How can I predict the best time to exchange AUD for HKD?

While there's no guarantee when it comes to an exchange rate forecast, there are factors that can give you hints. Staying up to date with financial news, interest rate movements and import/export figures in both Australia and Hong Kong will help you gauge the strength and performance of each country’s economy.

Monitoring political developments can help; new governments could have new economic policies, while political unrest can devalue a currency. Reviewing the history of how AUD trades with HKD can also reveal patterns.

Past 10 years: AUD to HKD

Oct 2009 Oct 2010 Oct 2011 Oct 2012 Oct 2013 Oct 2014 Oct 2015 Oct 2016 Oct 2017 Oct 2018
1 AUD = 7.1625 Inverse: 0.1396 7.6099 Inverse: 0.1314 8.0405 Inverse: 0.1244 7.9968 Inverse: 0.1250 7.5181 Inverse: 0.1330 6.8047 Inverse: 0.1470 5.5936 Inverse: 0.1788 5.9037 Inverse: 0.1694 6.0990 Inverse: 0.1640 5.5777 Inverse: 0.1793

Past 10 months: AUD to HKD

Dec 2018 Jan 2019 Feb 2019 Mar 2019 Apr 2019 May 2019 Jun 2019 Jul 2019 Aug 2019 Sep 2019
1 AUD = 5.5219 Inverse: 0.1811 5.6069 Inverse: 0.1784 5.5964 Inverse: 0.1787 5.6016 Inverse: 0.1785 5.5221 Inverse: 0.1811 5.4317 Inverse: 0.1841 5.4748 Inverse: 0.1827 5.3984 Inverse: 0.1852 5.2862 Inverse: 0.1892 5.3024 Inverse: 0.1886

Past 10 days: AUD to HKD

Oct 14 Oct 15 Oct 16 Oct 17 Oct 18 Oct 19 Oct 20 Oct 21 Oct 22 Oct 23
1 AUD = 5.3153 Inverse: 0.1881 5.2980 Inverse: 0.1888 5.3001 Inverse: 0.1887 5.3536 Inverse: 0.1868 5.3763 Inverse: 0.1860 5.3763 Inverse: 0.1860 5.3710 Inverse: 0.1862 5.3884 Inverse: 0.1856 5.3804 Inverse: 0.1859 5.3716 Inverse: 0.1862

What's the best way to send money to Hong Kong?

There are three main options to choose from, depending on what you're after. For a more detailed view, check out our guide on sending money from Australia to Hong Kong.

Online money transfer

Pros

  • Lower or no fees.
  • Offer better exchange rates closer to the mid-market rate.

Cons

  • Transfers can take a few days to complete.
  • No face-to-face service.

For you if:

You want a more competitive exchange rate and lower fees than a bank transfer. Providers also offer more flexible maximum and minimum transfer limits.

Not for you if:

You want an immediate transfer and don't want to wait to be verified. In that case, consider a transfer through your bank or to a cash pick-up location.

Cash pick-up

Pros

  • Lets you send money to Hong Kong within minutes.
  • Can be collected as cash on the other end.

Cons

  • High transfer fees.
  • Less favourable exchange rates.

For you if:

You need the money to be transferred immediately, such as in an emergency. It can also be helpful if the person you're sending to doesn't have a bank account or mobile wallet.

Not for you if:

You have the option to find a better rate with a money transfer specialist or if your recipient doesn't have access to one of the cash pick-up locations.

Bank transfer

Pros

  • Convenience and familiarity.
  • Has physical branches with customer service.

Cons

  • Higher fees than online money transfers specialists.
  • Poor exchange rates.
  • Transfers can take several days to complete.

For you if:

You want the convenience of sending money from your existing bank account, without having to register and be verified by a specialised money transfer service. Your bank can usually also help set up regular transfers.

Not for you if:

You want a more competitive exchange rate and fewer fees.

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