Westpac exchange rates

An up-to-date list of the foreign exchange rates offered by Westpac Bank

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When you're sending money overseas, a good exchange rate can make a big difference to the amount of money that ends up in your recipient's pocket.

Find live Westpac exchange rates here, and compare them to quotes from other providers to make sure you're getting the most competitive exchange rate for your chosen currency. You'll often be able to save money by sending funds through a specialised money transfer service instead of a bank.

What are Westpac's foreign exchange rates?

The table below shows today's Westpac foreign exchange rates, accurate as of 16 October 2019. The "buy" column refers to the price at which Westpac buys other currencies in exchange for Australian dollars. This is how much you'll get when converting other currencies to Australian dollars through Westpac.

The "sells" column shows the price Westpac gives for other currencies. This is how much you'll get when converting Australian dollars into foreign currencies.

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Sending money with Westpac: What to know

What we like

  • Multi-currency options. Westpac has potential money-moving alternatives, such as multi-currency travel cards.
  • Foreign cash and bank drafts. You can also get foreign cash and bank drafts at Westpac.

What to watch out for

  • Restricted features. Limit orders and forward contracts are for business customers only.
  • Uncompetitive fees and rates. Westpac's fees are high, and its exchange rates are poor compared to what money transfer specialists offer.

See more in the full Westpac international money transfers review

How do Westpac's exchange rates compare?

All of Australia's big 4 banks typically offer similar exchange rates and international transfer fees. So while Westpac's fees and rates are broadly comparable to other banks, they're still worse than what you'll find on offer from a specialist money transfer service.

Use the table below to compare your options and see how much you could save on your next transfer.

Min. Transfer Amount Transfer Speed Online Transfer Fee Rate Amount Received Description CTA Details
AUD 1 2 days AUD 9.00 0.652 USD
6,518
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 0.671 USD
6,707
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 0.671 USD
6,698
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 0.671 USD
6,707
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 0.671 USD
6,707
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 0.671 USD
6,707
$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 0.671 USD
6,707
BFX can help you send fee-free transfers to 30+ currencies. Go to site Show details
AUD 5 1 - 2 days EUR 3.00 0.667 USD
6,666
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 0.665 USD
6,651
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 0.668 USD
6,680
Low minimum transfer amount of just AU$200, with no set-up fees or transfer fees. Go to site Show details

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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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