Store Pickup Location
Later in 2023, S Money will have a fee free store pickup location in the Adelaide CBD.
In the meantime, the cheapest way to change money in Adelaide is to order it online for home delivery.
This is because online currency exchangers like S Money don't have the costs of running a bricks and mortar store.
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Order online and lock in the currency
1. Place your order
Choose a location in Adelaide as your collection store.
2. Pay by bank transfer
You'll receive an email with instructions on how to pay
3. Get your currency
You must show your photo I.D.
How long does it take?
- You'll receive a text and email confirming we've received your payment
- Once your payment is confirmed, it will be ready in 1-2 business days.
- You'll receive updates every step of the way
Service and delivery fees
The Service Fee depends on the currency and amount you order.
Collect your order from a store for free.
It's a flat fee for secure delivery to your door with StarTrack by Australia Post.
How to get the best currency exchange rates in Adelaide
In Adelaide, many of the places to exchange currency closed in the last couple of years. The major banks no longer offer any currency exchange.
We looked at many money exchange places across Adelaide and compared their fees and services to find the best currency exchange rates.
- S Money has the best currency exchange rates online for currencies like US dollars, Yen or Euros
- First Eastern FX have a branch in the markets using the Grote street entrance
- Travelex have a shop inside the Rundle Mall Australia Post Shop
- Worldex are a small store in the CBD with very good exchange rates for popular currencies like US Dollars and Euros
- Crown Currency - have a store on King William Street and one in Marion
US dollars (USD)
The best places to buy US dollars in Adelaide are all close to King William Street in the city. There are the most stores here, the exchange rates are better and the fees are lower.
The more US dollars you are buying, the more you can negotiate a better deal when dealing with money changers over the counter.
If you can't make into the city, you can also order US dollars online and have it delivered.
In Adelaide, the best places to buy euros are in the city. These money changers have a good level of stock, range of denominations and are open to negotiation if you are purchasing a larger amount.
When buying larger amounts, avoid 500 and 200 euro banknotes as they are not accepted in some places in Europe.
If you live outside of the Adelaide CBD, you can also order euros online and have it delivered.
Japanese Yen (JPY)
The best places to buy yen in Adelaide are the smaller independent money changers, located in the city. These currency exchange stores have the best exchange rates because they have the most competition.
The more yen you are buying, the more you can negotiate a better deal when dealing with money changers over the counter.
If you live outside of the Adelaide CBD, you can also order Japanese yen online and have it delivered.
Currency Exchange in Adelaide
In the last 2 years, many of the existing currency exchange stores in Adelaide have closed due to lockdowns and border closures. This table lists the stores that remained along with new money exchanges in Adelaide that have opened recently.
|S Money||Click and collect in Adelaide||1300 50 10 80|
|First Eastern FX||Market Plaza, 61-63 Grote Street||(02) 9331 0533|
|Travelex||City Cross SC, 33-39 Rundle Mall||(08)8221 6559|
|WorldEx||65 King William Street||(07) 3220 2881|
|Crown Currency||65 King William Street||(08) 8310 0445|