BankSA Foreign Cash
Lock in exchange rates with 18 foreign currencies and pick up your cash at your closest BankSA branch before your next overseas trip.
Initial Load Fee
|Product Name||BankSA Foreign Cash|
|Initial Load Fee||$0|
|Multiple Currencies on One Card?||Yes|
What foreign currencies can I get through BankSA?
- British pounds (GBP)
- New Zealand dollars (NZD)
- United States dollars (USD)
- Japanese yen (JPY)
- Euros (EUR)
- Canadian dollars (CAD)
- Danish kroner (DKK)
- Fijian dollars (FJD)
- Hong Kong dollars (HKD)
- Indonesian rupiah (IDR)
- Malaysian ringgit (MYR)
- Norwegian kroner (NOK)
- Philippine pesos (PHP)
- Singapore dollars (SGD)
- South African rand (ZAR)
- Swedish kroner (SEK)
- Swiss francs (CHF)
- Thai baht (BHT)
You don't need to be a BankSA customer to buy foreign cash and you can order between AUD$500 and AUD$10,000 in any 24-hour period. Before you order your cash, make sure you research if your travel destination has any restrictions on the import and export of local and foreign currencies so you know how much cash you can take.
When you purchase your foreign cash, it'll be locked into the current exchange rate that's in place at the time of order. You can view the latest foreign exchange rates when you order your cash on the BankSA website.
How can I get my foreign currency through BankSA?
- Order online. You can order foreign cash online and pay via BPAY, debit card or credit card.
- Pick up in-branch. Once you've ordered it online, you can also pick up your cash within three business days (if you pay by debit or credit card payment) or five business days (if you pay by BPAY). Your foreign cash may take longer to reach branches in remote locations.
- Pop-up foreign cash ATMs. You can withdraw USD, GBP, EUR and NZD foreign currency at any of BankSA's pop-up foreign cash ATMs. You can see where these are located below.
How much does it cost?
Some of the fees and charges vary depending on how you pay for your foreign cash, so make sure to compare the costs below:
- Order fee. It costs $4 per order (you can purchase multiple currencies in one order to cut down your total fees).
- Card surcharge. If you use your credit card or debit card to purchase your foreign cash, you'll collect a 1% surcharge. Your card issuer may also charge you a cash advance fee if you use your credit card to buy foreign cash.
- Leftover currency. If you have leftover cash after your trip, you can sell your foreign cash back to BankSA at the rate applicable at the time you wish to sell it. You can do this at your preferred BankSA branch and you'll be charged $8.
If you need to order foreign cash before your next overseas trip, you can access 18 international currencies and take advantage of locked-in exchange rates with BankSA. As this isn't the only way to get foreign cash in Australia, you should compare your options before ordering your currency.Back to top