Store Pickup Location
Later in 2023, S Money will have a fee free store pickup location in the Perth CBD.
In the meantime, the cheapest way to change money in Perth 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 Perth 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 Perth
Heading into the Perth CBD to buy or sell currency may be very different to what you expect.
Many of the places to exchange currency closed in the last couple of years. The major banks no longer offer any currency exchange.
We visited many of the money exchange places across Perth and compared their fees and services to find the best currency exchange rates.
- S Money has the best currency exchange rates online and will securely deliver it to you but they charge for delivery
- Redrate has the good rates of any store to buy popular currencies like US dollars, Yen or Euros but it's hard to find
- Travelex has 4 stores in shopping centres across Perth. They also offer online orders for collection in store or at a post office.
- Travel Money Oz rates aren't great but their service is solid and their Perth CBD store is well located.
- Crown Currency have the most convenient stores in 3 locations. Their service is reasonable but their exchange rates are no as competitve.
US dollars (USD)
Unlike the other major Australian cities, the best place to buy US dollars in Perth is online. Usually you'd find the best deals in the city currency exchange stores but there aren't that many money changers to choose from anymore.
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 Perth, the best places to buy euros can be found online. Even taking into account the delivery and services fees, they are cheaper than heading into the CBD.
These currency exchange services have a good level of stock, range of denominations and are open to negotiation if you are purchasing a larger amount.
If you live outside of the Perth CBD, you can also order euros online and have it delivered.
Japanese Yen (JPY)
For amounts under $5000, the best places to buy Japanese yen in Perth are online currency exchange services like S Money. For larger amounts, you can negotiate a better deal when dealing with money changers over the counter.
If you live outside of the Perth CBD, you can also order yen online and have it delivered.
Currency Exchange near Perth
In the last 2 years, many of the existing currency exchange stores in Perth have closed due to lockdowns and border closures. This table lists the stores that remained along with new money exchanges in Perth that have opened recently.
|S Money||Click and collect in Perth||1300 50 10 80|
|Travel Money Oz||London Court Arcade, 647-653 Hay Street, Perth||1300 739 509|
|Red Rate||55/188 Newcastle St, Northbridge||(08) 9328 6699|
|Crown Currency||1A Queen Street, Fremantle||(08) 6215 0437|
|Crown Currency||Garden City, Booragoon||(08) 6317 9833|
|Crown Currency||Carousel, Cannington||(08) 6154 7881|
|Travelex||Carousel, Cannington||(08) 9458 9071|
|Travelex||Westfield Innaloo||(08) 9446 9772|
|Travelex||420 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup||(08) 9301 1284|
|Travelex||Galleria, Morley||(08) 9276 9979|