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$ 1,288.56
Inc. £4.95 Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7295 AUD

Travel Money Club

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Travel Money Club aims to offer the best exchange rates in the UK for home delivery. Order currency as a guest and pay a one-off delivery charge, or pay an annual membership fee and receive free deliveries and other benefits.

$ 1,288.20
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7176 AUD

Travel FX

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Travel FX are specialist dealers in foreign currency, providing a leading alternative to Bureau de Changes for clients seeking the best exchange rates. Travel FX offer some of the best rates on the market, with free home delivery over £700 and no commission.

$ 1,287.83
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7171 AUD

Purchase travel cash with WeSwap, available in all major currencies at the best rates with no charge for home delivery over £750.

$ 1,287.38
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7165 AUD

Currency Online Group

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Currency Online Group specialise in providing travel money and currency buy back services. We offer exclusive, enhanced Currency Buyback rates to Compare Holiday Money customers that you won't find anywhere else.

$ 1,286.70
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7156 AUD

Airmoney

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Airmoney launched in 2016 to bring convenient and inexpensive travel money to consumers. We are a start-up owned by City Forex, a company based in London which has conducted over £5bn of foreign exchange transactions since 2004.

$ 1,286.70
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7156 AUD

NM Travel Money

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NM Travel Money are part of NoteMachine group, handling 2.5 million foreign exchange transactions each year. Opt for free next day delivery to over 160 eurochange or NM Money branches across the UK, or get your currency delivered to your home. Credit and debit cards accepted.

$ 1,281.98
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7093 AUD

Sterling

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With over 35 years experience in the foreign exchange sector, Sterling has established an excellent reputation for offering the best exchange rates and excellent customer service to a long standing and ever expanding clientele.

$ 1,281.53
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7087 AUD

Debenhams

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FREE £5 off £20 spend voucher in store plus preferential rates for Debenhams Cardholders. Extra 20% free when you load your leftover currency onto a Debenhams Giftcard. Collect your currency from over 100 stores nationwide, or have it delivered to your door.

$ 1,281.42
Inc. £2.99 Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7154 AUD

The Currency Club

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The Currency Club's travel money service makes ordering online easy and efficient. We offer the best foreign exchange rates on global currencies, charge zero commission and offer a free delivery on every travel money transaction you make. The more you order, the better the rate you'll receive.

$ 1,279.35
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7058 AUD

Covent Garden FX

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Covent Garden FX is a family-owned and operated Bureau De Change located in the heart of Central London. Established for over 20 years, we offer extremely competitive exchange rates with no commission and no fees.

$ 1,278.00
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7040 AUD

Whitehall FX

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Whitehall FX is distinguished by its specialist team of knowledgable and professional dealers and cashiers who are dedicated to providing customized solutions and advice for our clients. Our dedicated foreign exchange experts have in-depth market knowledge, technological infrastructure and extensive multi-agency networks to provide you with a superior level of service that sets the standard in the foreign exchange industry.

$ 1,276.50
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7020 AUD

We are specialist foreign exchange dealers based in London who offer competitive exchange rates and first-class customer service. Over the years, we have established a reputation for honesty, reliability and quality of service and we are one of the few buy back providers who accept coins.

$ 1,275.98
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7013 AUD

eurochange

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With over 40 years experience in selling and buying currency, nobody knows foreign exchange better than eurochange. Take advantage of great rates on over 70 currencies and use their boost your rate function to find improved rates on over 20 currencies. Order online for Click and Collect in just 60 seconds from over 160 branches, or order before 4pm for next day home delivery.

$ 1,275.00
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7000 AUD

Get competitive exchange rates in the UK on all currency ordered online for delivery or pick up from your local branch. We use Royal Mail fully insured special delivery service to get your currency to your door securely, 48 hours from receiving your order. You can also use our app to order travel money while on the move.

$ 1,273.22
Inc. £4.95 Delivery
1 GBP = 1.7089 AUD

No1 Currency

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No1 Currency buy and sell currency at over 270 stores across the UK, so no more waiting in for the postman! We also offer a home delivery service and great exchange rates. Please note: Payment methods vary by branch, please check the No1 Currency website for more information on your chosen collection point.

$ 1,272.75
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.6970 AUD

Tesco Bank

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Tesco Bank provide a convenient and secure online ordering system where you can order your currency online for home delivery or pick it up from one of hundreds of dedicated Click & Collect stores around the UK. Note: these are ONLINE rates - you may get a lower rate in-store unless you order online in advance.

$ 1,270.28
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.6937 AUD

Sainsburys

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Nectar card holders get better exchange rates online and can collect Nectar points on every order. Sainsbury's Bank offer over 50 foreign currencies. Order online with the option to collect your travel money from one of over 240 Sainsbury's Bank in-store Travel Money bureaux, there is a £1.99 admin fee for collection orders below £200. Or get it delivered to your door, with free delivery on orders over £500.

$ 1,268.18
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.6909 AUD

Travelex

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Travelex was founded in 1976 and has since grown to become one of the most recognised brands in the Travel Money sector with over 1,100 branches worldwide. As well as providing currency services for many banks and supermarkets, Travelex also operate 900 ATMs around the world.

$ 1,267.13
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.6895 AUD

Post Office

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Order your travel money online with the Post Office and collect it in any Post Office branch or get it delivered to your door for free. Multiples of 500 GBP attract better exchange rates. The more travel money you buy, the better the rate you will receive. Note: these are ONLINE rates - you may get a lower rate in-store unless you order online in advance.

$ 1,260.98
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.6813 AUD

The Money Shop

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At The Money Shop we have great rates on our foreign exchange all day, every day. Wherever you're going we've got it covered, and with over 50 different currencies available we're hard to beat. Order your currency online and collect it for free in-store, or get it delivered to your home.

$ 1,245.00
Collection Only
1 GBP = 1.6600 AUD

The RBS group is a large international banking and financial services company. From its headquarters in Edinburgh, the Group serves over 30 million customers in the United Kingdom, Europe, the Middle East, the Americas and Asia.

$ 1,243.58
Collection Only
1 GBP = 1.6581 AUD

NatWest was formed in 1968 by the merger of National Provincial Bank and Westminster Bank, and was acquired by RBS in 2000. Foreign currency forms part of their financial services, but NatWest are primarily known for their general banking services.

$ 1,237.35
Free Delivery
1 GBP = 1.6498 AUD

First Choice

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First Choice offer a range of travel money services provided by Thomson including Travel Money, Currency Buyback and a Prepaid Card.

$ 1,231.58
Collection Only
1 GBP = 1.6421 AUD

Barclays

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You can order currency and travel insurance from Barclays providing you hold one of their credit or debit cards. Your currency can be delivered to your home or you can pick it up from your local branch at your convenience.

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We'll help you to get the best Australian Dollar exchange rate

We compare the Australian Dollar rates from dozens of the UK's biggest currency suppliers including the Post Office, supermarkets, high street banks and specialist online travel money providers, so you can see in an instant who is offering the best deals after commission and delivery charges have been accounted for. Many of our travel money affiliates also offer our customers exclusive exchange rates that are even better than if you go to them direct, and on average our customers save €59 when they compare with us.

Generally speaking, specialist online travel money providers and bureau de change offer the best Australian Dollar exchange rates, followed by the supermarkets, the Post Office and then the banks. The absolute worst rates of all are found at the airports so try to avoid buying there at all costs. If you're short on time and need your currency in a hurry, check out our Click & Collect Australian Dollars page to find a local supplier near you.

Australian Dollar rate over the past 90 days

Over the past 90 days, the Australian Dollar has dropped by 1.55% from 1.7567 on the 23rd May to 1.7295 today. Back then, £750 would have bought you $20.40 more than it would today. During this period the Australian Dollar hit a high of 1.7674 on the 11th July and a low of 1.713 on the 9th August. You can see more historical exchange rate data over longer time frames on our Australian Dollar exchange rate history page.

The Australian Dollar is the official unit of currency in the Commonwealth of Australia, the Pacific Islands, and 7 other territories including Christmas Island, Norfolk Island and the Cocos Islands. It carries the International Standard Currency Code: AUD, and is represented by the dollar sign ($) or A$ to distinguish it from other dollar currencies. The Australian Dollar is currently the 5th most-traded currency in the world; largely due to its exposure to the Asian commodities market, and is considered to be one of the minor reserve currencies.

Monetary policy is set by the Reserve Bank of Australia who are responsible for regulating cash flow and managing interest rates in an effort to ensure the Australian Dollar maintains its value. Banknotes are printed by Note Printing Australia – a subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of Australia – and coins are struck by the Royal Australian Mint based in the suburb of Deakin, Canberra.

The Aussie Dollar is one of the most popular currencies that we compare, with the typical UK traveller taking approximately £1000 (A$1,729.50 (as of Monday 20th of August 2018) based upon data from 1st of July to 30th of September 2017, in cash with them when they go. This is significantly lower than it was three years ago when the typcial traveller took A$2024 per trip. You should try and budget about A$150 per day for your visit.

All British Citizens will need a visa for entry to Australia. There are two ways that you can apply for a visa:

  1. Go to the Australian Government Website where there is no charge for an eVisitor visa.
  2. Ask your travel agent or airline for a visa where there is usually a fee for an ETA visa (Electronic Travel Authority)

For information on all visas for entering Australia you can speak to the Australian High Commission who are based in London. In some cases you may need to allow additional time for visa applications so that you can undergo a medical examination especially if you are 75 years or older.

Working in Australia

If you are looking to work your way across Australia you should be aware that there is a common fraud using adverts claiming to help you extend a working holiday visa. These often end up with you having your visa withdrawn or invalidated. You must also ensure that you have a valid passport for the entirety of your working visa in Australia.

As a part of the entry requirements for Australia you must make sure that you have enough money for the whole of your stay in Australia and have access to emergency funds in case you run out of money. For more information on Entry requirements you can visit the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office travel information page.

Prepaid Australian Dollar Cards

Prepaid currency cards are designed specifically to be used overseas. They work the same way as a standard UK bank card, except their fees are lower when used in Australia and the exchange rates are much better than those offered by most high street banks.

Compare our range of prepaid currency cards

Travel Insurance for Australia

We compare travel insurance quotes to Australia and other worldwide destinations, but you don't need to tell us your life story to get covered. In fact, we don't even ask for your name or email address, so you can be sure we won't bombard you with endless junk mail after requesting a quote.

Get a no-fuss travel insurance quote in under 60 seconds

Click & Collect Australian Dollars

If you need Australian Dollars in a hurry or don't want to wait in for home delivery, our Click & Collect service can search for Australian Dollar suppliers near you. Reserve and buy online and collect in-store at a time that's convenient for you.

Find the best Australian Dollar rates in your nearest high street

International Australian Dollar Transfers

If you need to send Australian Dollars overseas or receive funds from a bank account in Australia, you may be better off using the services of a specialist foreign exchange broker.

Request a free money transfer quote

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