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Foreign currency cash

No matter which country you're travelling to, it's a good idea to bring some local cash with you.

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Get foreign cash before you go

A large range of popular currencies

Wherever you're going, chances are we have the right currencydisclaimer for youdisclaimer. It's a convenient way to take money overseas.

No exchange fees for ANZ customers

We usually charge 1% of the AUD equivalent value for each currency purchased, with a minimum charge of AUD $8 per currency. But we'll waive this fee for existing ANZ customersdisclaimer.

Attractive exchange rates

Enjoy competitive exchange rates, so you'll have more money to spend on your holiday. Use our currency converter to work out how much you'll need.

Change it back when you return

Any accepted foreign currency notes can be converted back to Australian Dollars at an ANZ branch (if it's less than AUD $1000) or ANZ Foreign Exchange Centre (to a maximum of AUD $8000). There's an AUD $8 fee per currency, but we'll waive this fee for existing ANZ customersdisclaimer. Please bring suitable photo identification, such as your passport. Limits for buying and selling foreign currency cash may apply.

How to buy foreign currency cash

You don't have to be an existing ANZ customer to get foreign currency cash.

Buy at a branch or ANZ Foreign Exchange Centre

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If you don't have an ANZ account, you can buy foreign currency that's equivalent to less than AUD $1000 in ANZ branches, or the equivalent of AUD $1000, to a maximum of AUD $8000 at an ANZ Foreign Exchange Centre (photo ID required). ANZ account holders can purchase foreign currency that's worth AUD $1000, to a maximum of AUD $8000, using an ANZ transaction account or an ANZ credit card account.disclaimer

Order online (or via ANZ Phone Banking)

Order online

You can order foreign currency cash using an ANZ transaction account online via 'International Services' located in the Payments menu of ANZ Internet Banking (Minimum order value AUD $500 to a maximum AUD $5000), or via ANZ Phone Banking by calling 1800 352 535 (free call) in Australia, 8.00am to 8.00pm AEST/AEDT, Monday to Friday (Minimum order value AUD $500 to a maximum AUD $8000). These orders can be collected from an ANZ branch within 2-3 business days. Remember to bring your current driver’s license or passport for identification.

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Travel money made easy

A multicurrency prepaid Visa card that lets you access your own money easily and securely while you're overseas.  

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Enjoy a complimentary return domestic flight with ANZ Rewards Travel Adventures

Spend $500 on eligible purchases in the first three months to qualify.disclaimer

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Any advice does not take into account your personal needs and financial circumstances and you should consider whether it is appropriate for you. ANZ recommends you read the ANZ Savings and Transaction Product Terms and Conditions (PDF 408kB) and the Financial Services Guide (PDF 104kB) which are available at or by calling 13 13 14, before deciding whether to acquire, or continue to hold, the product. Fees, charges and eligibility criteria apply.

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Certain currencies are only available from an ANZ Foreign Exchange Centre (including at Sydney Airport) or through ANZ Phone Banking. Refer to foreign exchange rates for the full selection and further information.

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Currencies are subject to stock availability. Limitations on the sale and purchase of some currencies may apply.

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Foreign currency cash fee waiver is only available to existing ANZ customers who convert foreign currency into and from Australian Dollars in any ANZ branch or ANZ Foreign Exchange Centre. Standard product terms and conditions apply.

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The ability to purchase foreign currency on the spot will depend on the cash holdings of the ANZ branch at the time. If the required foreign currency is not available on the spot, foreign cash orders can be collected within 2-3 business days. 

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Offer available to ANZ Rewards Travel Adventures primary cardholders who have made $500 of net eligible purchases within three months of approval. One complimentary flight is available to the primary cardholder each year until the card is cancelled. Complimentary flights are restricted to selected economy fare class on flights operated by Virgin Australia to selected domestic destinations. Bookings are subject to availability and some flights may not have complimentary seats available. Flights must be booked at least 60 days in advance. Not to be combined with any other offer, discount or cabin class upgrades. Fees may apply for excess baggage, booking changes and cancellations. The complimentary flight is not eligible for Velocity Points and/or Status Credits earn. The Air Travel Benefit Terms (PDF 56kB) and the Virgin Australia Terms and Conditions of Carriage apply. Eligible purchases are described in the Air Travel Benefit Terms - for example interest charges, fees, cash advances, cash equivalent transactions, balance transfers, transactions for gambling or gaming purposes and reversed or refunded transactions will not count towards your qualifying eligible purchases.

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