Travelex Foreign Currency

Order over 40 international currencies online and collect your cash before you leave with Travelex Foreign Currency.

Travelex is one of Australia's leading providers of travel money services, and have a travel money card, foreign currency exchange and international money transfers. Travelex buy and sell almost every global currency. There are over 40 foreign currencies to choose from.

As well as offering an extensive range of international currencies, Travelex does not charge any commission fees, plus, you won't have to look far to find a Travelex outlet as they're in most international airports and major cities.


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Product NameTravelex Foreign Currency
Initial Load Fee$0
Multiple Currencies on One Card?Yes

Travelex foreign exchange rates

When you order foreign cash online, you can see the rate you'll receive and the total foreign currency amount you'll get for Australian dollars you want to exchange. Keep in mind that the online sell rates you see for purchases of foreign cash may differ from the rates you'll get in-store. Travelex guarantees that you'll get the best rate online compared to non-promotional in-store rates.

It's easy enough to compare Travelex's rates against other foreign exchange providers, it just requires a little research and jumping between websites.

What currencies can I order through the Travelex Online Foreign Currency service?

Ordering cash through Travelex gives you access to over 40 international currencies, from common international currencies like United States Dollars and Euros to exotic currencies like Qatari Rial and Vanuatu Vatu.

When you purchase foreign cash online, you can choose from the following international currencies.

Find out which currencies you can order.

  • Canadian Dollars (CAD)
  • New Zealand Dollars (NZD)
  • United States Dollars (USD)
  • Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
  • Singaporean Dollar (SGD)
  • Danish Kroner (DKK)
  • South African Rand (ZAR)
  • European Euro (EUR)
  • Swedish Krona (SEK)
  • Fijian Dollar (FJD)
  • Swiss Franc (CHF)
  • Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
  • Thai Baht (THB)
  • Brazilian Real (BRL)
  • UAE Dirham (AED)
  • Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
  • UK Pound Sterling (GBP)
  • Japanese Yen (JPY)
  • Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
  • Vietnamese Dong (VND)
  • Papua New Guinea Kina (PGK)
  • Philippine Peso (PHP)
  • Kuwaiti Dinar (KWD)
  • Brunei Dollar (BND)
  • Polish Zloty (PLN)
  • Chilean Peso (CLP)
  • Samoan Tala (WST)
  • Czech Koruna (CZK)
  • Saudi Riyal (SAR)
  • Solomon Islands Dollar(SBD)
  • South Korean Won (KRW)
  • Hungarian Forint (HUF)
  • Norwegian Krone (NOK)
  • Israeli Shekel (ILS)
  • Taiwanese Dollar (TWD)
  • Tongan Pa'anga (TOP)
  • Mauritian Rupee (MUR)
  • Turkish Lira New (TRY)
  • Mexican Peso (MXN)
  • Vanuatu Vatu (VUV)
  • Omani Rial (OMR)

How do I buy Travelex Foreign Currency?

Travelex Foreign Currency can be purchased online and collected in-store, or you can purchase foreign cash from any Travelex retail outlet. Online and retail outlet foreign exchange rates may vary.

Buying foreign cash online:

Buy foreign cash online through the Travelex website. Select the store or airport terminal, and pick when you want to collect the currency. The rate is locked in at the time the order is confirmed.

Online order limits:

  • Minimum online order: AU$500.
  • Maximum online order in one transaction: AU$5,000.
  • Combined maximum order value in a 24 hour period is AU$10,000.
  • Combined maximum order value in a 21 day period is AU$20,000.

Online foreign currency payment methods

Pay using a Visa or Mastercard credit or debit card or BPAY. The funds won't be available to collect right away, it's at least one day before your foreign cash is ready if you pay by a credit card and three days with BPAY. Credit card and debit card payments are made at the time of ordering the foreign currency while BPAY payments must be made within 12 hours of confirming the quote.

Paying with a card

Debit or credit card transactions will incur a card surcharge; Mastercard debit charges 0.77%, Mastercard credit charges 0.94%, Visa debit charges 0.72% and Visa credit charges 1%. In addition, for credit card purchases, your card issuer may charge a separate cash advance fee. These fees are non-refundable.

BPAY payments

These do not attract a card surcharge and the BPAY payment must come from your account.

How do I pick up my foreign currency?

Select where you want to collect your cash when order currency online. Choices are the airport or from a Travelex outlet. Most major airports in Australia are covered and a quick search for Travelex outlets shows locations all over Australia.

If you paid for the foreign currency by credit card or debit card, you'll need to provide the following when you collect your cash.

  • The card the order was paid for with,
  • A print out of the confirmation of the order or your order reference number,
  • Identification, like your passport or driver's licence.

You'll need to sign when the cash is collected and the person who made, and paid, for the order has to be the person who picks up the money.

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    May 14, 2019

    is there an Inactivity fee or Closure / Cash out fee on this card ?

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      May 15, 2019

      Hi Graham,

      Thanks for reaching out to Finder.

      Travelex Foreign currency is a money transfer service and not a credit card. You may refer to our list of credit card offers to compare your options. You can use our comparison table to help you find the card that suits you. When you are ready, press the ‘Go to site’ button to apply.

      Before applying, please ensure that you meet all the eligibility criteria and read through the details of the needed requirements as well as the relevant Product Disclosure Statements/Terms and Conditions when comparing your options before making a decision on whether it is right for you. You can also contact the provider if you have specific questions.

      Hope this clarifies!

      With Care,

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    November 1, 2018

    I was asked by the Travelex site for a promo code?
    Where do I find that?

      Avatarfinder Customer Care
      November 1, 2018

      Hi Mike,

      Thank you for your question.

      There are no up to date promo codes for Travelex via the finder pages we have as of this time. These may have already expired but you may sign-up to our travel newsletter to check updates on any promotions available over finder. Hope this helps!


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    November 1, 2018

    Is it easier to order foreign cash on line or get it at the airport?

      Avatarfinder Customer Care
      November 1, 2018

      Hi Mike,

      Thank you for leaving a question.

      Both methods are good and easy ways of converting your AUD dollars into foreign currency. Depending on the exchange rate provided by both methods would be the determining factor as to what you would choose. Hope this helps!


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    September 19, 2014

    hi I am going to vietnam on the 22nd sept. and on to Moscow from Hanoi how can i exchange here to obtain rubbles?

      Avatarfinder Customer Care
      September 19, 2014

      Hi John,

      Thanks for your question.

      This page is for international money transfers, so if you want to send money to an account overseas, you can use this link.

      In terms of exchanging physical money into another currency, please visit your local Travelex exchange center.

      We also have a section about travel money that could help you with your decision.

      All the best,

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