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Your ANZ account benefits

Benefits of opening your ANZ account in advance

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Transfer when the exchange rate is in your favour

Exchanging money and transferring it to your new account in advance means funds are readily available when you move to Australia. Speak to our ANZ team about how best to keep an eye on the exchange rates and earning interest on your money before you arrive.

Know your money has arrived safely with ANZ Internet Banking

With ANZ Internet Banking, you’ll be able to track each transfer you make, enjoying peace of mind that your money has arrived and has been safely banked. We will contact you within a couple of days of your account being opened and provide you with your ANZ Internet Banking details.

Start earning interest before you arrive with an ANZ Online Saver account

Not only does transferring your money in advance mean it’s ready for your arrival, but you can begin earning interest on it straight away.  ANZ Online Saver accountdisclaimer is a convenient online savings account with no minimum balance, no fixed term and no monthly account service fee.

Access your money with ANZ Access Visa Debit carddisclaimer wherever Visa is accepted

Once you’ve arrived in Australia and activated your account, you’ll receive your ANZ Access Visa Debit card. We can order your ANZ Access Visa Debit carddisclaimer before you arrive in Australia for you to collect at a convenient pre-arranged ANZ branch in Australia. An ANZ Access Visa Debit card gives you access to your money in more places, such as the thousands of ATMs around Australia or any ANZ branch. You’ll also be able use your card to begin buying whatever you need to settle into your new life in Australia wherever Visa is accepted.

No monthly account service fees for 12 months from the date your ANZ Access Advantage account is opened by ANZ.

When you apply from overseas through the Moving to Australia Website, the AUD $5 monthly account service fee will be waived for 12 months on one nominated ANZ Access Advantage account, from the date ANZ open your ANZ Access Advantage account, helping you save money from the get go. You will continue to receive your monthly account service fee waiver if you are under 25, deposit at least $2,000 a month, or are studying full timedisclaimer

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ANZ Online Saver is only open to customers who are the account holders of, or signatories to, an eligible ANZ deposit account with ANZ Internet and/or Phone Banking access. Eligible accounts include ANZ Access Advantage, ANZ Access Select, ANZ Access Basic, ANZ Pensioner Advantage, ANZ Progress Saver, ANZ V2 PLUS and ANZ Premium Cash Management Account. Terms and conditions and fees and charges apply to the eligible account.

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Eligibility criteria apply to issue of ANZ Access Visa Debit card. 

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Eligibility criteria and conditions apply. For more information on fee Exemptions and Concessions please refer to ANZ Personal Banking Account Fees and Charges (PDF 180kB).

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