AUD to NZD Currency Converter
Use our free tool to convert AUD to NZD at the live exchange rate you see online. Track it using a rate alert or check out the latest news for the Australian dollar.
Please understand that the rates displayed on the graph are historical. They are NOT the exchange rates that S Money is offering today. The rates displayed are the “interbank” or “wholesale” exchange rates that you can find on Google or XE. We show these rates so you can see when the best time to buy US dollars was.
About the AUD to NZD exchange rate
It's easy to see the AUD to NZD exchange rate on XE, Yahoo or any other currency converter. It is the real exchange rate that is set by the foreign exchange market. It's also sometimes called the 'wholesale' rate or the 'interbank' rate because it used for wholesale amounts between banks. It's the best rate to convert foreign currency but often, it's very hard to actually get.
Where is the best place to exchange AUD to NZD?
It's simple to buy NZD online in Australia but it may not necessarily be as fast as walking into a money changer. Services like Australia Post also offer a foreign exchange service online but it takes between two and five business days before the currency is ready for pick-up or delivery so you need to be organised!
Alternatively, buying your Currency in New Zealand can be a good option but it all depends on where you go. The money changers in the centre of the main cities like Auckland tend to be more competitive than smaller stores in the suburbs.
Only change money at the airport as a last resort. The exchange rates and fees at Australian airports are among the worst in the world so avoid it at all costs if you want to get the best bang for your buck.
How can I convert AUD to NZD at the best rate?
The exchange rate that you see online if you use Google, XE or any other currency converter, is the real exchange rate. It's also sometimes called the 'wholesale' rate or the 'interbank' rate because it used for wholesale amounts between banks. It's the best rate to convert foreign currency but often, it's very hard to actually get.
The key to finding the best foreign currency rate is to compare your options. Make sure that you compare not just the exchange rate, but the total cost of your currency including any service or delivery fees.
Learn more: Get the best AUD to NZD exchange rate
What is the best time to exchange AUD to NZD?
As a rule of thumb, if you are buying NZ Dollars in Australia, you want the AUD/NZD exchange rate to be as high as possible. The higher the rate, the better it is for you. It means that you will receive more foreign currency for the same amount of Australian dollars.
Unfortunately there isn't a particular day of the week or time of the day that is the best time.
While it's impossible to pick the perfect time, you can set up a free rate tracker to keep an eye on the rate.
Also keep in mind that if you buy it online, it may take 2-4 business days to arrive so make sure you finalise your financial transaction at least a week before you are due to travel overseas.
Is the Australian dollar going up or down against the NZ dollar?
Top banks in Australia and New Zealand have a less pessimistic outlook for the Aussie (AUD) compared to the Kiwi (NZD) - reflected in their AUDNZD exchange rate forecasts in 2022. Generally, their outlook for the NZD is more negative compared to the AUD.
Learn more: The 2022 Forecasts for the AUD to NZD
Latest AUD to NZ Dollar News, Views and Forecasts
The outlook for the Australian dollar (AUD) against the New Zealand Dollar (NZD) is relatively flat in 2024. New Zealand is a relatively small country but its currency punches above its weight. The New Zealand dollar (NZD) is traded on global exchange markets far more than the country’s relative share of global GDP. Its value is also of crucial interest to Australians, given New Zealand remains our most popular travel destination. In 2022-23, Australians made more than 1.19 million trips to the country, according to ABS data. While the two countries have close cultural and economic links, the exchange rate […]
This article looks at what the banks are predicting for the AUD to NZD exchange rate over the long term in 2023. The 2024 AUD NZD Forecasts are out now With most of 2023 out of the way, attention turns to 2024. Now that most economists have released their predictions for the AUD NZD exchange rate, head here to find out the most up to date forecasts:
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This article looks at what the banks are predicting for the AUD to NZD exchange rate over the long term in 2022.
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