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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 20 October 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 0.7183 0.6484 USD 6,484
Great British Pound GBP 0.5549 0.5009 GBP 5,009
Argentine Peso ARS - - -
Brazilian Real BRL - - -
Canadian Dollar CAD 0.9425 0.8507 CAD 8,507
Chilean Peso CLP - - -
Chinese Renminbi CNY - 4.5923 CNY 45,923
Croatian Kuna HRK - - -
Czech Koruna CZK - 14.8776 CZK 148,776
Danish Kroner DKK 4.8083 4.3396 DKK 43,396
Euro EUR 0.6435 0.5809 EUR 5,809
Fijian Dollar FJD 1.558 1.429 FJD 14,290
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 5.6339 5.0847 HKD 50,847
Hungarian Forint HUF - 191.8206 HUF 1,918,206
Indian Rupee INR 49.9118 46.8145 INR 468,145
Indonesian Rupiah IDR - 9165.8008 IDR 91,658,008
Israeli New Shekel ILS 2.5456 2.2939 ILS 22,939
Japanese Yen JPY 77.88 70.29 JPY 702,900
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.2181 0.1965 KWD 1,965
Lebanese Pound LBP - 973.4997 LBP 9,734,997
Malaysian Ringgit MYR - - -
Mauritian Rupee MUR - 23.4836 MUR 234,836
Mexican Peso MXN - - -
New C/Tahiti Franc XPF 76.3964 70.5553 XPF 705,553
New Zealand Dollar NZD 1.1112 1.0284 NZD 10,284
Norwegian Kroner NOK 6.589 5.9438 NOK 59,438
Oman Rial OMR 0.2767 0.2495 OMR 2,495
P.N.G. Kina PGK - 2.1819 PGK 21,819
Philippine Peso PHP 37.1454 33.2804 PHP 332,804
Polish Zloty PLN 2.7562 2.4859 PLN 24,859
Qatari Rial QAR - - -
Saudi Riyal SAR 2.6945 2.4318 SAR 24,318
Singapore Dollar SGD 0.9794 0.884 SGD 8,840
Solomon Island Dollar SBD 5.9593 5.2052 SBD 52,052
South African Rand ZAR 10.6053 9.5656 ZAR 95,656
South Korean Won KRW - 764.222 KRW 7,642,220
Sri Lankan Rupee LKR 130.8099 117.9367 LKR 1,179,367
Swedish Kronor SEK 6.9317 6.2537 SEK 62,537
Swiss Franc CHF 0.7073 0.6384 CHF 6,384
Taiwan Dollar TWD - - -
Thai Baht THB 21.77 19.65 THB 196,500
Tonga Pa'anga TOP - - -
Turkish Lira TRY 4.1627 3.7495 TRY 37,495
U.A.E. Dirham AED 2.6388 2.3813 AED 23,813
Vanuatu Vatu VUV 82.1261 74.4823 VUV 744,823
Vietnamese Dong VND - 14944.6985 VND 149,446,985
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.

Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received Description CTA Details
AUD 1 2 days AUD 9.00 0.664 USD
6,634
Transfer to over 99 countries via online banking, phone banking or through an ANZ bank branch. Go to site Show details
AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.683 USD
6,827
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.
Go to site Show details
AUD 3,000 1 day GBP 20.00 0.683 USD
6,818
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.
Go to site Show details
AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.683 USD
6,827
Better exchange rates for Finder customers.
Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates and no fees. If you find a better eligible quote, WorldFirst will beat it.
Go to site Show details
AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.683 USD
6,827
SendFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate. T&Cs apply.
Fee-free transfers in 30+ currencies to over 200 countries.
Go to site Show details
AUD 250 1 - 2 days AUD 0.00 0.683 USD
6,827
$0 transfer fees for Finder customers.
No-maximum limit transfers with competitive exchange rates for 100+ currencies. No transfer fee over AUD$10,000.
Go to site Show details
AUD 2,000 1 day AUD 0.00 0.683 USD
6,827
BFX can help you send fee-free transfers to 30+ currencies. Go to site Show details
AUD 5 1 - 2 days EUR 3.00 0.679 USD
6,785
Special offer: Pay zero fees on your first 5 transfers.
Get bank-beating exchange rates and fast transfer times on 15+ popular currencies.
Go to site Show details
AUD 1 Within an hour AUD 3.99 0.677 USD
6,770
An online money transfer service with cash pickup, bank account to bank account and airtime transfers available. Go to site Show details
AUD 200 1 day AUD 0.00 0.68 USD
6,800
Low minimum transfer amount of just AU$200, with no set-up fees or transfer fees. 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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