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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

Japanese yen

The official currency of Japan, the yen is the most traded currency out of Asia. Its relationship to international interest rates largely determines its worth, and it plays an important role in representing the overall health of the Asia-Pacific region that includes Korea, Singapore and Thailand.
Currency: Japanese yen
Currency Symbol: ¥, 円
Sub unit: sen, rin
Bank notes: ¥1000, ¥2000, ¥5000, ¥10,000
Coins: ¥1, ¥5, ¥10, ¥50, ¥100, ¥500

Real-time market rate for popular transfer amounts AUD to JPY

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How to get the best AUD to JPY exchange rate

These tips can help you find the best exchange rate for when you transfer your AUD into yen:

  • Check the mid-market rate. This is today's exchange rate. You can check it using the currency converter tool above. This will tell you whether a transfer provider offers good value for money.
  • Pay attention to the fine print on your quote. Money transfer providers can often show you the mid-market rate on their website calculator, rather than the actual rate available to customers. A quote can give you an accurate idea of the cost of your transaction, including any extra fees and the exchange rate they're offering.
  • Keep an eye on the news. Staying up-to-date on any news or key events in Japan can help you predict what the exchange rate may do. There are a number of factors that can affect how a country's currency performs. For example, major political elections can impact either the AUD or JPY.
  • Make use of limit orders and forward contracts. A limit order allows you to set your desired exchange rate. When that rate becomes available, your transfer will be sent. A forward contract lets you lock in today's exchange rate for a transfer that will happen in the future. This is useful for when you think exchange rates are likely to fall in the coming weeks or months.
  • Compare your options. Your bank often offers a less-competitive rate than many money transfer providers. Compare the fees and exchange rates using our table to find the best transfer service for you.

If you don’t want to get cash out in your chosen currency, try checking out the various travel cards on offer. Travel money cards provide the convenience of a credit or debit card with your exchange rate already locked in. Regardless of where you're headed, it’s worth checking out some of our tips to save on currency exchange fees.

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

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

For example, say today's exchange rate is AUD$1 to JPY80.7. You go to the ATM in Japan and withdraw money using your Australian bank card. Not only will you be hit by your bank's fee as well as the ATM fee, but you'll notice the exchange rate you get isn't the same as the market rate – the amount of JPY you end up getting is smaller.

This difference between the mid-market rate and the rate charged by the banks or transfer services is called the "spread". Some transfer providers offer lower fees but weaker exchange rates, while others charge no fees but profit from the margin between their rates and the mid-market rate.


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

The best time to exchange money is when the Australian dollar is strong or the Japanese yen is weak. This means you'll end up with more yen for your dollars. It's impossible to predict how the Australian dollar will perform, but you can understand what could influence it.

Factors that influence exchange rates

  • Political climate. A political election can impact exchange rates for that country, especially if there's any political uncertainty.
  • Inflation levels. Typically a country with lower inflation rates will have a higher currency value.
  • Interest rates. If a country's central bank (for example the Reserve Bank of Australia) changes its interest rates, this can impact the value of the currency.
  • Importing and exporting. If the country is exporting a lot of goods to other countries, this is good for the country's currency.
  • Debt levels. If the country is in a lot of debt this could negatively impact its currency in relation to other currencies.

By looking at the exchange rate’s history, you can attempt to predict its future behaviour. Take a look at the following historical exchange rates for the past 10 years, 10 months and 10 days. If you sent AUD$1,000 to Japan in August 2015 when the AUD was worth JPY91, you would have received JPY91,000. But a year later in August 2016, when the currency dropped to 1 AUD = 77 JPY, you would only have received JPY77,000.

Past 10 years: AUD to JPY

Mar 2009 Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018
1 AUD = 65.9989 Inverse: 0.0152 83.0981 Inverse: 0.0120 81.3719 Inverse: 0.0123 87.7391 Inverse: 0.0114 99.4745 Inverse: 0.0101 92.4073 Inverse: 0.0108 93.4425 Inverse: 0.0107 84.8117 Inverse: 0.0118 86.8396 Inverse: 0.0115 81.7072 Inverse: 0.0122

Past 10 months: AUD to JPY

May 2018 Jun 2018 Jul 2018 Aug 2018 Sep 2018 Oct 2018 Nov 2018 Dec 2018 Jan 2019 Feb 2019
1 AUD = 83.4241 Inverse: 0.0120 81.3692 Inverse: 0.0123 82.6105 Inverse: 0.0121 81.0611 Inverse: 0.0123 82.1492 Inverse: 0.0122 79.7444 Inverse: 0.0125 81.9158 Inverse: 0.0122 78.2987 Inverse: 0.0128 78.2614 Inverse: 0.0128 78.9152 Inverse: 0.0127

Past 10 days: AUD to JPY

Mar 12 Mar 13 Mar 14 Mar 15 Mar 16 Mar 17 Mar 18 Mar 19 Mar 20 Mar 21
1 AUD = 78.6194 Inverse: 0.0127 78.8044 Inverse: 0.0127 78.9865 Inverse: 0.0127 79.0084 Inverse: 0.0127 79.0084 Inverse: 0.0127 79.0160 Inverse: 0.0127 79.0708 Inverse: 0.0126 78.9754 Inverse: 0.0127 78.9440 Inverse: 0.0127 78.7493 Inverse: 0.0127

What's the best way to send money to Japan?

The best option for you will depend on how fast you need the money and if you need it in cash. If you'd like a more detailed view, check out our guide on sending money to Japan.

  • Online transfer services. These companies specialise in sending quick and convenient transfers all around the world, and offer competitive exchange rates.
  • Cash pick-up transfer providers. Western Union and MoneyGram are the two largest cash transfer providers in the world. Both have hundreds of thousands of cash collection locations.
  • Banks. You also have the option to send money straight to a Japanese bank account. These tend to have less competitive exchange rates and higher transaction fees. You'd also need to have a Japanese bank account.

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Your options:

Send money now, regardless of the cost A cash pick-up option, like MoneyGram or Western Union, offers payments within just 10 minutes.
Send the maximum amount possible and you don’t mind waiting

An online money transfer service will offer the most competitive exchange rates.

Send regular payments An online money transfer provider can set up regular, recurring payments.

Your bank may also be able to set up regular payments.

Send money from your existing bank account A bank-to-bank transfer can be done with your existing account.

If you opt for an online money transfer service, your recipient won’t need to set up an account, but you might.

Send a large sum of money Banks can facilitate very large transfers, but the exchange rate may be poor.

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