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Commonwealth Bank exchange rates

A complete list of the foreign exchange rates offered by the Commonwealth Bank

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 Big Four banks offer similar foreign exchange rates to one another.

Check out our guide below to the foreign exchange rates offered by CommBank. Make sure you're getting the most competitive exchange rate for your chosen currency.

What are the Commonwealth Bank's foreign exchange rates?

See below what exchange rates CommBank is offering today. This table is updated daily, so is accurate as of 19 November 2018.

When looking at the table, "buys" refers to the rate 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 Code Buys Sells
US Dollar USD 0.768 0.6887
Great British Pound GBP 0.5963 0.5377
Argentine Peso ARS - -
Brazilian Real BRL - -
Canadian Dollar CAD 1.0039 0.9087
Chilean Peso CLP - -
Chinese Renminbi CNY - 4.829
Croatian Kuna HRK - -
Czech Koruna CZK - 15.5791
Danish Kroner DKK 5.0008 4.4875
Euro EUR 0.6727 0.6049
Fijian Dollar FJD 1.5956 1.4705
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 5.9632 5.3616
Hungarian Forint HUF - 198.93
Indian Rupee INR 54.314 50.3
Indonesian Rupiah IDR - 10155.8921
Israeli New Shekel ILS 2.844 2.5422
Japanese Yen JPY 86.48 76.91
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 0.2332 0.2083
Lebanese Pound LBP - 1040.2584
Malaysian Ringgit MYR - -
Mauritian Rupee MUR - 22.81
Mexican Peso MXN - -
New C/Tahiti Franc XPF 79.35 71.98
New Zealand Dollar NZD 1.1018 1.0104
Norwegian Kroner NOK 6.4454 5.8127
Oman Rial OMR 0.2949 0.2629
P.N.G. Kina PGK - 2.2764
Philippine Peso PHP 40.511 36.443
Polish Zloty PLN 2.9049 2.5831
Qatari Rial QAR - -
Saudi Riyal SAR 2.8748 2.5632
Singapore Dollar SGD 1.0577 0.9414
Solomon Island Dollar SBD 5.9883 5.1195
South African Rand ZAR 10.6775 9.6124
South Korean Won KRW - 773.79
Sri Lankan Rupee LKR 132.86 122.76
Swedish Kronor SEK 6.8144 6.2153
Swiss Franc CHF 0.7659 0.6846
Taiwan Dollar TWD - -
Thai Baht THB 25.06 22.37
Tonga Pa'anga TOP - -
Turkish Lira TRY 3.9616 3.8018
U.A.E. Dirham AED 2.771 2.5196
Vanuatu Vatu VUV 84.65 74.9
Vietnamese Dong VND - 16122.7
Western Samoa Tala WST - -

Which currencies are available for foreign exchange with Commonwealth Bank?

CommBank allows supports international money transfers in around 30 different currencies and to over 200 countries.

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How much can I send overseas with CommBank?

To send money overseas using CommBank, you'll need to have a Commonwealth bank account and be registered for NetBank, the CommBank app or CommBiz. There's no minimum amount for CommBank's international money transfers. The maximum amount you can transfer is subject to the daily transfer limit on your Commonwealth bank account. You can increase your daily limit over the phone or via NetBank or the CommBank app if required.

How does CommBank 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.

Rates last updated November 19th, 2018
Name Product Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Services Description Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received
TorFX International Money Transfers
AUD 200
1 day
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account
TorFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate for a transaction. Conditions apply.
Send money overseas in over 30 currencies. Once registered, you'll be assigned an account manager who can provide support and guidance.
OFX (Ozforex) International Money Transfers
AUD 250
1 day
Online, Phone, Agent
$0 transfer fees for Finder customers.
Transfer any amount from $250 upwards. $0 transfer fee on transfers over AU$10,000, $15 flat fee applies otherwise. 24-hour customer service available with a local support team.
WorldFirst International Money Transfers
AUD 2,000
1 day
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account
Use code FINDER20 for $20 credit towards your next transfer*. Conditions apply.
Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates with $0 transfer fees for Finder customers. WorldFirst will beat any eligible quote from another provider.
*Offer valid for one-time use and only applies to transfers of AUD$10,000 or more.
WorldRemit International Money Transfers
AUD 1
Within an hour
Online, Bank Account to Bank Account, Cash Transfer
An online money transfer service with cash pickup, bank account to bank account and airtime transfers available.
Global Reach (formerly FC Exchange) International Money Transfers
AUD 3,000
1 day
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account
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.
XE International Money Transfers
AUD 10,000
1 day
Online, Bank Account to Bank Account
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.
HiFX International Money Transfers
AUD 50
2 days
Online, Phone, Agent
Transfer amounts as low as $50. No maximum transfer amount. No transfer fees if you transfer more than AU$10,000.
FlashFX International Money Transfers
AUD 200
1 day
Online, Bank Account to Bank Account
Low minimum transfer amount of just AU$200, with no set-up fees or transfer fees.
Exclusive: InstaReM International Money Transfers
AUD 200
1 - 2 days
Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account
Exclusive: finder customers receive $15 off their first transaction. T&Cs apply.
InstaReM offers simple and quick 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, plus finder customers receive $15 off first transfer (T&Cs apply).
TransferWise International Money Transfers
AUD 1
1 - 2 days
Online
Make online transfers with transparent exchange rates, low fees and low minimum amounts.
Remit2India International Money Transfers
AUD 50
Same day
Online, Bank Account to Bank Account
Instant transfers to India from anywhere in the world with $0 transfer fees.
New customers who create an account with Remit2India and make a transfer of AUD$500 or more for the first time will receive a complimentary $25 Coles/Myer e-voucher. Click 'Go to site' for T&Cs.
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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Important Information*
TorFX International Money Transfers

TorFX guarantees to match any competitor's exchange rate for a transaction. Conditions apply.
Send money overseas in over 30 currencies. Once registered, you'll be assigned an account manager who can provide support and guidance.

OFX (Ozforex) International Money Transfers

$0 transfer fees for Finder customers. Transfer any amount from $250 upwards. $0 transfer fee on transfers over AU$10,000, $15 flat fee applies otherwise. 24-hour customer service available with a local support team.

WorldFirst International Money Transfers

Use code FINDER20 for $20 credit towards your next transfer*. Conditions apply.
Send 60+ currencies at competitive rates with $0 transfer fees for Finder customers. WorldFirst will beat any eligible quote from another provider.
*Offer valid for one-time use and only applies to transfers of AUD$10,000 or more.

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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