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Perth CBD guide for international money transfers

Information verified correct on December 10th, 2016

Where to exchange cash  and make international money transfers in the Perth CBD.

If you’re looking for currency exchange and international money transfer services, read this page for a list and comparison of foreign exchange specialists based in the Perth CBD.

What services do these companies offer?

Exchanging foreign cash

If you’ve just arrived in Perth you can get your money changed at the airport, but there are more options available in the CBD.

Compare your international money transfer options below

Rates last updated December 10th, 2016
Description Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Services Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received
TorFX International Money Transfers
TorFX International Money Transfers
TorFX guarantee to beat any competitor's exchange rate for a transaction
Conditions apply
AUD 200 1 day Online, Phone, Agent Go to site More
Exclusive: World First Foreign Exchange
Exclusive: World First Foreign Exchange
Exclusive offer: $0 transfer fee
Transfer money into a range of currencies online and over the phone.
AUD 500 2 days Online, Phone Go to site More
Exclusive: CurrencyFair International Money Transfers
Exclusive: CurrencyFair International Money Transfers
Exclusive offer: 3 Free transfers (after your first transfer).
A peer-to-peer transfer service with a large range of currencies on offer.
EUR 8 2 days Online Go to site More
FC Exchange International Money Transfers
FC Exchange International Money Transfers
No transfer fee via online, branch or phone when transferring more than £10,000 or equivalent. GBP 3,000 1 day Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account Go to site More
Exclusive: OFX (Ozforex) International Money Transfers
Exclusive: OFX (Ozforex) International Money Transfers
Exclusive offer: Special exchange rates and $0 transfer fee
OFX is currently offering finder.com.au exclusive exchange rates and $0 transfer fee on all transfers.
AUD 250 1 day Online, Phone, Agent Go to site More
Currency Online International Money Transfers
Currency Online International Money Transfers
Enjoy regular scheduled transfers, one off transfers and a range of currencies. Also enjoy your first transfer for free. AUD 0 2 days Online, Phone Go to site More
Compass Global Markets International Money Transfers
Compass Global Markets International Money Transfers
Send money in as little as 24-48 hours to a range of countries with Compass Global Markets. AUD 1,000 2 days Online, Phone Go to site More
1st Contact International Money Transfer
1st Contact International Money Transfer
$0 online fee without any minimum limit on money transfers. AUD 0 2 days Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account Go to site More
Currency Solutions International Money Transfers
Currency Solutions International Money Transfers
Send money overseas for a range of reasons, including regular payments and buying overseas property. 97% Trustpilot score. AUD 3,000 2 days Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account Go to site More
Rates last updated December 10th, 2016
Description Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Services Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received
TorFX International Money Transfers
TorFX International Money Transfers
TorFX can assist your business with forward contracts, different order types, currency analysis and competitive exchange rates. AUD 200 1 day Online, Phone, Agent Go to site More
Exclusive: World First Foreign Exchange
Exclusive: World First Foreign Exchange
Cheaper and faster international money transfers for your business. AUD 500 2 days Online, Phone Go to site More
Exclusive: OFX (Ozforex) International Money Transfers
Exclusive: OFX (Ozforex) International Money Transfers
OzForex offers their business clients with competitive exchange rates, fee-free transactions with 24/7 customer service. AUD 250 1 day Online, Phone, Agent Go to site More
Currency Online International Money Transfers
Currency Online International Money Transfers
Protect your business against market fluctuations. AUD 0 2 days Online, Phone Go to site More
Compass Global Markets International Money Transfers
Compass Global Markets International Money Transfers
Hedge your foreign exchange risks by becoming a client. AUD 1,000 2 days Online, Phone Go to site More
Currency Solutions International Money Transfers
Currency Solutions International Money Transfers
You can increase your profit margins and mitigate currency risk with Currency Solutions. AUD 3,000 2 days Online, Phone, Bank Account to Bank Account Go to site More
World First Foreign Exchange for Online Sellers
World First Foreign Exchange for Online Sellers
Open bank accounts in the UK, US, Canada and Eurozone and sell on more marketplaces while reducing the cost of repatriating earnings. Buy goods from China and sell them in the USA. AUD 250 2 days Online, Phone, Agent Go to site More
Rates last updated December 10th, 2016
Description Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Services Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received
World First Foreign Exchange for Online Sellers
World First Foreign Exchange for Online Sellers
Open bank accounts in the UK, US, Canada and Eurozone and sell on more marketplaces while reducing the cost of repatriating earnings. Buy goods from China and sell them in the USA. AUD 250 2 days Online, Phone, Agent Go to site More

The following businesses and financial institutions can exchange foreign currency for Australian dollars. Note that in-store rates can be different to what’s advertised online and you will pay commission when you buy Australian dollars.

You can call ahead to double check the rates on offer before you pay the foreign exchange company a visit.

Exchanging US for Australian dollars

Foreign exchange USD buy exchange rate Selling USD$1,000 gets you
TravelexUSD0.7523AUD$1,329.26
Travel Money OzUSD0.7456AUD$1,341.20
Commonwealth BankUSD0.8040AUD$1,243.78
WestpacUSD0.7963AUD$1,255.81
ANZUSD0.8001AUD$1,249.84
NABUSD0.8077AUD$1,238.08

Sending money overseas – exchange rate comparison

Exchange rates for sending USD$1,000 to the United States. These rates are correct 14 August 2016. Contact the international money transfer service for the most up-to-date rates. Fees and charges apply for international money transfers.

Sending AUD$1,000 to the US

Money transfer company USD sell IMT exchange rate Amount received (USD)
UAE ExchangeAUD$1 = USD$0.7569USD$756.90
TravelexAUD$1 = USD$0.7523USD$752.30
Commonwealth BankAUD$1 = USD$0.7263USD$726.30
WestpacAUD$1 = USD$0.7260USD$726.00
ANZAUD$1 = USD$0.7347USD$734.70
NABAUD$1 = USD$0.7308USD$730.80

UAE Exchange

UAE Exchange is a specialist international payments company with just one location in the Perth CBD. UAE Exchange can send money to an international bank account or for cash collection. Instant cash transfers can be collected at 180,000 Xpress Money or MoneyGram agents worldwide.

Payment method Collection method Transfer timeOperator
In personBank account1 - 3 business daysTelex Transfer (UAE Exchange)
In personBank accountInstantFLASHremit
In personCash collectionInstantXpress Money
In personCash collectionInstantMoneyGram
OnlineBank account / Cash collection1 - 3 business daysMoney2anywhere.com

Travel Money Oz

You can find Travel Money Oz on St Georges Terrace, William Street in the Murray Street Mall, in Flight Centre on Hay Street and in the Hay Street Mall.

Services Currencies Payment method Collection method Transfer timeOperator
International money transfers (under $10,000)AED, BHD, BWP, CAD, CHF, CNY, CZK, DKK, EGP, EUR, FJD, GBP, HKD, HKR, HUF, ILS, INR, JPY, KES, KWD, LKR, LTL, LVL, MAD, MUR, MXN, NOK, NZD, OMR, PHP, PLN, QAR, RON, RUB, SAR, SEK, SGD, THB, TRY, TTD, UGX, USD, VUV, XCD, ZARIn personBank account / Cash collectionInstantMoneyGram
International money transfers (over $10,000)In person and onlineBank account1 - 3 business daysGlobalSend

Travelex

Travelex has a couple of locations in the Perth CBD:

  • Inside the HSBC building on St Georges Terrace
  • Australia Post on Cloisters Arcade

Visit these Travelex locations to make an international money transfer; alternatively you can visit the Travelex website for online international payments.

Services Currencies Payment method Collection method Transfer timeOperator
International money transfers: online / in person ($500 minimum)AED, BHD, BND, CAD, CHF, CZK, DKK, EUR, FJD, GBP, HKD, HUF,  JPY, IDR, ILS, INR, KRW, KWD, LKR, MAD, MYR MXN, NOK,  NZD, OMR, PEN, PLN, PGK, PHP, PKR, SAR, SBD, SCR,  SEK, SGD, THB, TOP, TRY, TWD, VND, VUV, WST, USD, ZAR, XPF.In person / onlineBank account1 - 3 business daysTravelex

Travelex international money transfers.

Saving money on your international money transfer.

Finding a better rate online

Companies such as Western Union and Moneygram give you the convenience of sending money overseas in just minutes.

If you have time, consider using an alternative foreign exchange service so you can find yourself a better rate. Companies such as HiFX and Worldremit operate online only and can give bank-beating foreign exchange rates.

Compare international money transfer companies.

Travelex and some financial institutions have locations where you can change money at T1 Perth International. An ATM withdrawal can also be another way to get Aussie dollars if you’ve just arrived in the country. It’s always best to shop around and there’s more choice in the Perth CBD.

Shirley Liu

Shirley is finder.com.au's publisher for banking and investments. She is currently studying a Masters in Commerce (Finance) and is the author of hundreds of articles. She is passionate about helping Aussies make an informed decision, save money and find the best deal for their needs.

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TorFX guarantee to beat any competitor's exchange rate for a transaction
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Exclusive: World First Foreign Exchange

Exclusive offer: $0 transfer fee
Transfer money into a range of currencies online and over the phone.

Exclusive: CurrencyFair International Money Transfers

Exclusive offer: 3 Free transfers (after your first transfer).
A peer-to-peer transfer service with a large range of currencies on offer.

FC Exchange International Money Transfers

No transfer fee via online, branch or phone when transferring more than £10,000 or equivalent.

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