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What is the best AUD to USD exchange rate today for cash?
Today the best AUD to USD rate for cash is 0.6641. 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 US dollars to travel overseas you can find the rate on Google by searching "AUD to USD". 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 USD 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 US dollars in cash.
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What is best place to exchange AUD to USD in Australia?
The best place to exchange AUD to USD depends on your amount. For amounts under $6000 Australian dollars, S Money gives the best AUD to USD 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 AUD into US dollars.
Is there a best day or time to exchange AUD to USD?
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 USD 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 USD.
Compare exchange rates
You can compare exchange rates to find the best rate to convert AUD to USD. 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 USD
If you are heading overseas or just want to convert some Australian dollars (AUD) to US dollars (USD) 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
- Online - If you are looking to buy some US dollars 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.
- 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 US dollars (USD) in stock.
- Overseas - Sometimes it can actually be cheaper to buy your US dollars abroad. Countries like Singapore have very competitive money changers if you are willing to go out of your way to find them.
- International money transfers - If you are sending money from Australia to the US, 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.
- 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 USD exchange rate news
The value of the Australian dollar (AUD) against the US Dollar (USD) could be about to lift in 2024 after a prolonged bout of weakness. The Australian dollar (AUD) lost almost 6 per cent against the US dollar (USD) over the first nine months of 2023 thanks to rising US interest rates and China’s economic slowdown. But analysts are predicting a slow rebound in 2024, albeit with some short-term weakness along the way. It has been a difficult period for the AUD, which momentarily peaked above US71¢ in early-February 2023 before falling to around US62¢ in October – its lowest […]
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This article looks at what the banks are anticipating for the Australian dollar (AUD) over the long term in 2023. The 2024 Forecasts for the Australian Dollar 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 Australian dollar, head here to find out the most up to date forecasts:
The AUD to USD exchange rate rose above 75 cents for only the second time since the end of July. At 12:50pm, the CPI or inflation data was released. It showed that prices in Australia are rising faster than previously forecasted. Here are some of the key points: Consumer prices rose 0.8 per cent during the September quarter (July, August and September). Prices are 3% higher than a year earlier. The increase was largely because of fuel which increased 7.1% and rising house prices which increased 3.3%. Interest rates are one of the big drivers of Australian dollar. Right […]
If you are travelling overseas from Australia, the best time to buy US dollars with Australian dollars in the last year was on February 2 2023. This is because the AUD/USD peaked at 0.7145 and has fallen slowly since. The same applies to anyone transferring money overseas in US dollars. On the other side of the coin, the worst time to buy US dollars was on October 16 2022 when the AUD/USD briefly touched 62 cents. This is just lower than the currency rate of . In general, if you are buying US dollars with Australian dollars, you want the […]
This article looks at what the banks are predicting for the AUD to USD exchange rate over the long term in 2022.