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Commonwealth Bank exchange rates

A complete list of the current foreign exchange rates offered by CommBank for an international money transfer.

A good exchange rate can make a big difference to the amount of money that ends up with your recipient at the end of the day. Typically, the major Australian banks like CBA, ANZ and NAB offer similar foreign exchange rates to one another.

Check out our guide below to the foreign exchange rates offered by CommBank. If you're after the best exchange rate you can get, you might want to compare CommBank against other money transfer services. Often, you're able to get a better deal somewhere other than with your usual bank.

What are the Commonwealth Bank's exchange rates?

See below what international money transfer exchange rates CommBank is offering today. This table is updated daily, so is accurate as of 21 February 2019.

When looking at the table, "buys" refers to the rate at which Commbank will buy a foreign currency from you and give you Australian dollars in exchange. "Sells" is the opposite, meaning the rate CommBank is selling the foreign currency at. This is the exchange rate you'll pay if you want to send your Australian dollars overseas.

Currency Currency code CBA buys CBA sells For AUD$10,000, you'll get
US Dollar USD 0.7534 0.6785 USD 6,785
Great British Pound GBP 0.5747 0.5205 GBP 5,205
Argentine Peso ARS - - -
Brazilian Real BRL - - -
Canadian Dollar CAD 0.9859 0.8908 CAD 8,908
Chilean Peso CLP - - -
Chinese Renminbi CNY - 4.6074 CNY 46,074
Croatian Kuna HRK - - -
Czech Koruna CZK - 15.2354 CZK 152,354
Danish Kroner DKK 4.9247 4.445 DKK 44,450
Euro EUR 0.6625 0.5992 EUR 5,992
Fijian Dollar FJD 1.5599 1.4484 FJD 14,484
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 5.8614 5.2963 HKD 52,963
Hungarian Forint HUF - 194.49 HUF 1,944,900
Indian Rupee INR 52.784 48.69 INR 486,900
Indonesian Rupiah IDR - 9620.2784 IDR 96,202,784
Israeli New Shekel ILS 2.7119 2.4383 ILS 24,383
Japanese Yen JPY 83.42 75.46 JPY 754,600
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.2285 0.2055 KWD 2,055
Lebanese Pound LBP - 1023.1107 LBP 10,231,107
Malaysian Ringgit MYR - - -
Mauritian Rupee MUR - 22.1495 MUR 221,495
Mexican Peso MXN - - -
New C/Tahiti Franc XPF 78.19 71.47 XPF 714,700
New Zealand Dollar NZD 1.0798 0.9937 NZD 9,937
Norwegian Kroner NOK 6.4083 5.8387 NOK 58,387
Oman Rial OMR 0.2909 0.259 OMR 2,590
P.N.G. Kina PGK - 2.2546 PGK 22,546
Philippine Peso PHP 39.389 35.507 PHP 355,070
Polish Zloty PLN 2.8675 2.5712 PLN 25,712
Qatari Rial QAR - - -
Saudi Riyal SAR 2.8176 2.525 SAR 25,250
Singapore Dollar SGD 1.0191 0.9122 SGD 9,122
Solomon Island Dollar SBD 6.1604 5.2841 SBD 52,841
South African Rand ZAR 10.4188 9.4773 ZAR 94,773
South Korean Won KRW - 762.31 KRW 7,623,100
Sri Lankan Rupee LKR 132.37 123.12 LKR 1,231,200
Swedish Kronor SEK 6.8835 6.3473 SEK 63,473
Swiss Franc CHF 0.7493 0.6754 CHF 6,754
Taiwan Dollar TWD - - -
Thai Baht THB 23.21 20.81 THB 208,100
Tonga Pa'anga TOP - - -
Turkish Lira TRY 3.8711 3.7073 TRY 37,073
U.A.E. Dirham AED 2.7184 2.4672 AED 24,672
Vanuatu Vatu VUV 83.02 73.81 VUV 738,100
Vietnamese Dong VND - 15874 VND 158,740,000
Western Samoa Tala WST - - -

Sending money with CommBank: What to know

What we like

  • Flexible sending methods. You can send your money online, over the phone or in-person. You can also pay with cash, card or straight through your bank account.
  • Regular transfers. You're able to set up a recurring transfer.

What to watch out for

  • Uncompetitive exchange rates. CommBank often adds a larger margin to the exchange rate compared to specialist money transfer services.
  • High fees. Keep an eye out for both sending and receiving fees, as these can add up.

Find out what it's like to send a money transfer with CommBank

How do CommBank's exchange rates compare?

You should also consider comparing CommBank's exchange rates with other providers to find the best rate. Often, a specialist money transfer company can offer you better exchange rates and lower fees than your local bank.

Check out the table below to see some of the more popular providers and calculate how much you could receive through them.

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Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received Description CTA Details
AUD 200 1 day AUD 0.00 0.713 USD
7,131
TorFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. Conditions apply.
Send money overseas in 30+ currencies with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.
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AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.713 USD
7,131
Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates with $0 transfer fees for Finder customers. WorldFirst will beat any eligible quote from another provider. Go to site Show details
AUD 250 1 - 2 days AUD 0.00 0.713 USD
7,131
$0 transfer fees for Finder customers.
$0 transfer fee on transfers over AU$10,000, $15 flat fee applies otherwise. 24-hour customer service available with a local support team.
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AUD 1 Within an hour AUD 3.99 0.712 USD
7,121
An online money transfer service with cash pickup, bank account to bank account and airtime transfers available. Go to site Show details
AUD 3,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.713 USD
7,130
Global Reach will match any competitor's exchange rates. Conditions apply.
No transfer fee when transferring more than £10,000 or equivalent. Send money in over 130 currencies. No maximum transfer amount.
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AUD 0 1 day AUD 0.00 0.713 USD
7,131
With global payments provider XE, enjoy fast and secure transfers and a range of foreign currency tools and calculators while benefiting from $0 transfer fees. Go to site Show details
AUD 200 1 day AUD 0.00 0.713 USD
7,130
Low minimum transfer amount of just AU$200, with no set-up fees or transfer fees. Go to site Show details
AUD 200 1 - 2 days AUD 50.00 0.716 USD
7,123
Exclusive: Finder customers receive $15 off their first transaction. T&Cs apply.
Quick and simple international money transfers with zero-margin exchange rates. There's a flat 0.5% transfer fee for most transfers. Earn loyalty points on sign up, referral and every transaction.
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AUD 1 1 - 2 days AUD 45.00 0.716 USD
7,127
Make online transfers at the mid-market rate with transparent fees in 45+ currencies. Go to site Show details
GBP 10,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.705 USD
7,052
Hawk FX offers competitive exchange rates on larger transfers and a dedicated, one-on-one account manager. Go to site Show details

Compare up to 4 providers


The "Rate" and "Amount Received" displayed are indicative rates that have been supplied by each brand or gathered by Finder.

Exchange rates are volatile and change often. As a result, the exchange rate listed on Finder may vary to the actual exchange rate quoted for the brand. Please confirm the actual exchange rate and mention "Finder" before you commit to a brand.

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TorFX International Money Transfers

TorFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. Conditions apply.
Send money overseas in 30+ currencies with competitive rates for transfer amounts over $2,000.

WorldFirst International Money Transfers

Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates with $0 transfer fees for Finder customers. WorldFirst will beat any eligible quote from another provider.

OFX (Ozforex) International Money Transfers

$0 transfer fees for Finder customers.
$0 transfer fee on transfers over AU$10,000, $15 flat fee applies otherwise. 24-hour customer service available with a local support team.

WorldRemit International Money Transfers

An online money transfer service with cash pickup, bank account to bank account and airtime transfers available.

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