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Buy British pounds at the best AUD to GBP rate in Australia

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What is the best AUD to GBP exchange rate today for cash?

Today the best AUD to GBP exchange rate for cash is 0.5212. This is the rate that gives you the most money when you are converting your currency. It has many names including the 'wholesale rate', the 'interbank rate' or the ' live mid-market rate'.

The good news is that it can easily be found in lots of places. For example, if you wanted to buy some UK pounds to travel overseas you can find the rate on Google by searching "AUD to GBP". Alternatively you can find it on XE or Yahoo. In fact, most currency converters use the same exchange rate.

At S Money we match the AUD to GBP currency exchange rate with the rate shown on Google or XE. In real time. This means you never pay over-inflated rates and can be 100% positive you are getting the most competitive rate to buy British pounds in cash.

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Australian Dollar
6 results found - Results rounded down to nearest available denomination
  • 0.5212
  • 62.01 AUD
  • $2,000 AUD
  • Best Price
  • 0.4948
  • 0.00 AUD
  • $2,041 AUD
  • $41 more expensive
  • 0.4996
  • 20.00 AUD
  • $2,042 AUD
  • $42 more expensive
  • 0.4909
  • 0.00 AUD
  • $2,057 AUD
  • $57 more expensive
  • 0.5006
  • 0.00 AUD
  • $2,018 AUD
  • $18 more expensive
  • 0.5003
  • 0.00 AUD
  • $2,019 AUD
  • $19 more expensive

What is best place to exchange AUD to GBP in Australia?

The best place to exchange AUD to GBP depends on your amount. For amounts under $6000 Australian dollars, S Money gives the best AUD to GBP exchange rate. For larger amounts, it's better to head into a store and try to negotiate as good a rate as possible. There are more money changers in the CBD and because of all the competition, it is the best way to convert larger amounts of Australian dollars into British pounds.

Is there a best day or time to exchange AUD to GBP?

There isn't a particular day of the week or month that is the 'best day'. Exchange rates constantly move and are very hard to forecast. Money exchange stores and online currency exchange services will move their exchange rates up and down as the Australian dollar moves.

Unfortunately, no one can tell you when the best time to exchange AUD to GBP is, but you can track the rate.

You set the rate you would like to buy and let us to the work. We will email you when the AUD gets within the range you would like to buy GBP.

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You can compare exchange rates, to find the best rate to convert AUD to GBP. You can use our tables or go to a comparison site like The Currency Shop. Make sure you compare the total cost of each service including any fees and charges.

5 of the best ways to exchange AUD to GBP

If you are heading overseas or just want to convert some Australian dollars (AUD) to British pounds (GBP) to keep on hand, it's important to find the best way to exchange your money. Here are 5 top ways currently available in Australia

  1. Online - If you are looking to buy some British pounds in cash, you can now do it online. It's similar to buying anything else online but you will need some ID on hand. Online money changers, like S Money, have the best exchange rates. Most will either deliver it to your home or allow click and collect.
  2. In-store -  this is one of the best ways to get your currency fast. Just locate a store near you and bring your ID. It's a good idea to call ahead to check their rates and to make sure they have enough pounds in stock.
  3. Overseas - Sometimes it can actually be cheaper to buy your British pounds abroad. Countries like Singapore have very competitive money changers if you are willing to go out of your way to find them.
  4. International money transfers - If you are sending money from Australia to the UK, using a money transfer service like Wise or OFX is a great way to convert your currency. These online services are a much cheaper option than using an Australian bank.
  5. Travel money cards - These cards used to have terrible exchange rates and a heaps of hidden fees. While this is still the case with most bank travel cards, there are much better options available. These include Revolut, Wise and the 28 Degrees card.

Latest AUD to GBP exchange rate news

2024 AUD GBP Forecasts

The Australian dollar (AUD) has been on a wild ride against the British Pound (GBP) in 2023 but 2024 may spell a different story. The Australian dollar (AUD) weakened considerably against the British Pound (GBP) in 2023 but it could strengthen slightly in 2024. The AUD peaked at almost 58p in February 2023, before sinking to almost 50p in August as multiple economic factors weighed down sentiment. The relative weakness in the Australian dollar has made the cost of travel more expensive for many Australians, with the United Kingdom our fourth most popular international destination, according to ABS data.

UK Currency

2023 AUD GBP Forecasts

This article focuses on what banks predict for the AUD to GBP exchange rate over long term in 2023. The 2024 AUD GBP 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 GBP exchange rate, head here to find out the most up to date forecasts:

British Pounds

2022 AUD GBP Forecasts

This article looks at what the banks are predicting for the AUD to GBP exchange rate over the long term in 2022.


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