Revolut Australia

Revolut offers an everyday account for global fee-free spending. Here’s what you need to know.

Revolut launched in July 2015 and currently has over 3 million customers throughout Europe, the UK and Australia. It offers a range of products focused on travel and spending, but its main product is a transaction account and a card that allows for international transfers and simple global spending.

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Account keeping fee

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ATM withdrawal fee

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Overseas ATM withdrawal fee

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Details

Product NameRevolut Account
Monthly account fee$0
Card accessVisa
ATM Withdrawal Fee$0
International transaction fee0%
Monthly deposit required to waive account feeN/A
Contactless PaymentsGoogle Pay, Apple Pay

Key features

Revolut's app is currently available for download in Australia. You'll be asked to join the wait list, and when you're at the top you'll get a notification inviting you to create your new account.

Revolut Personal Account

The Revolut personal account allows you to spend your money all around the world. When you spend you will be charged the real interbank exchange rate, which is the rate the banks use to buy and sell currency themselves, and you're also able to make free international ATM withdrawals up to $350 a month on the Standard Account after which a 2% fee applies.

There are two different account options to choose from: Standard and Premium


How to apply

You can join Revolut by clicking through the "Get the App" button on its website. The app is available for download on both Apple and Android devices. After you've downloaded the app, you'll be asked to join the wait list. When you're at the top of the list, you'll get notified by Revolut and you'll be able to create your new account.

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18 Comments

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    Jean
    February 26, 2020

    Can I transfer funds from Commonwealth Bank app to Revolut AUD account via bank transfer? What fees are included apart from the sender’s bank? Thanks!

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      Ash
      February 27, 2020

      Hi Jean,

      Thank you for contacting Finder.

      Yes, you may transfer funds using your Commonwealth Bank app to your Revolut AUD account. In transferring funds, make sure that the destination currency on your Revolut account is the default currency of your Commonwealth Bank account. For example AUD to AUD transfer.

      There will be a $6 fee for every transaction for transferring funds using the Commonwealth Bank app.

      I hope this helps.

      Cheers,
      Ash

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    Debra
    December 1, 2019

    What are the benefits of the premium service in Australia.
    Do you have travel insurance
    Do you get 1%back
    Direct debit

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      Nikki
      December 4, 2019

      Hi Debra,

      Thanks for your comment and I hope you are doing well.

      The benefits of the Premium service are: Spend in 110+ currencies at the real exchange rate, Unlimited money transfers between 15 fiat currencies, Withdraw up to $700 a month with no ATM fees (after this a 2% fee applies per withdrawal), Global express delivery of your Revolut card.

      There is no travel insurance and no cashback. If you have recurring payments, such as rent, utility bills, credit card bills or anything that isn’t automatically direct debited from your account, you can set up recurring payments in Revolut so you don’t forget to pay.

      Hope this helps and feel free to reach out to us again for further assistance.

      Best,
      Nikki

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    Tony
    September 26, 2019

    How can I transfer money from my CBA US$ account, to a Revolut US$ account.
    Thanks

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      Nikki
      September 26, 2019

      Hi Tony,

      Thanks for getting in touch! You can transfer money to your accounts in 28 currencies via bank transfer and get started, please contact CBA to know their process on transferring funds from your CBA account to Revolut. You can use your account details so you can transfer money. To find your currency account details.

      1. Head to the Accounts tab
      2. Tap Add a new account and choose your top up currency
      3. You’ll find the account details to make a bank transfer.

      Hope this helps!

      Best,
      Nikki

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    Roxy
    August 4, 2019

    Hello, if I send money from Revolut Aus to another Revolut account in Europe is it cost any tax?
    Thanks

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      Nikki
      August 5, 2019

      Hi Roxy,

      Thanks for getting in touch!

      Sending money to another Revolut app user is free. However, if you make a cross-currency transfer, you’ll be charged 0.5% on any amount exceeding your free foreign exchange allowance. Upgrade to Revolut Premium or Revolut Metal now to have unlimited free foreign exchange allowance and free turbo transfers.

      If the beneficiary bank is located outside the EU or transfer is not in euros, then your transfer will be sent via SWIFT and you might incur international wire transfer fees.

      The beneficiary bank could also charge a fee to receive your transfer. When your money is in transit, it might be processed by an intermediary bank who might also deduct a handling fee. Therefore, the amount received might be less than the amount you sent.

      We can provide an estimate of the potential fees for the following currencies:

      35 AUD
      20 CAD
      50 AED
      16-32 EUR (outside of SEPA)
      7500 JPY
      35 NZD
      20-40 USD

      Hope this was helpful. Don’t hesitate to message us back if you have more questions.

      Best,
      Nikki

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    Barbara
    July 23, 2019

    Morning! Is this card supported in Russia, Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland?

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      Joshua
      July 23, 2019

      Hi Barbara,

      Thanks for getting in touch with Finder. I hope all is well with you. 😃

      At the time of this writing, according to Revolut it supports Finland, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, and Poland. It doesn’t support Russia.

      Other countries include:

      Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom.

      Revolut is currently expanding its reach. So, there might be more countries to be added in the future.

      I hope this helps. Should you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to reach us out again.

      Have a wonderful day!

      Cheers,
      Joshua

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