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Travel: Premier Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£700 to £7,500£5.95
Free on £1,500+
1.819
Currency Exchange Corporation Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£100 to £10,000-1.807
Over 25 locations in London with over 80 currencies available, with most branches open 7 days. Whether buying or selling, don't lose out on your next exchange deal.
Home delivery is not available. Branch collection available in London only.
ICICI Bank UK Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£200 to £2,500£5
Free on £700+
1.805
Free home delivery for over 55 currencies on orders over £500. Unique 'Service Assurance' of £5 compensation on late dispatch. Guaranteed Saturday delivery at £0.99. Best currency provider by Which? (June 2012)
The Currency Club Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£300 to £7,500Free1.803
Very competitive exchange rates that get better the more you order! Free insured home delivery, 0% commission, unrivalled customer service & no hidden costs.
Debenhams Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£0.01+-1.803
Rate Spectacular - one week only (this will only be available to Euro, US Dollar & Australian Dollar)
Home delivery is not available. Use online voucher for in-store collection only.
Caxton FX Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£100 to £2,500£4.95
Free on £500+
1.803
ICE PLC Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£100 to £7,500£4.75
Free on £700+
1.801
Global Reach Partners Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£100 to £2,500£4.75
Free on £700+
1.801
Post Office Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£400 to £2,500Free1.798
From 8am Friday 28th November to 8am Tuesday 2nd December, Post Office Travel Money has special rates on ALL currencies when you order your notes, top up or order a new Travel Money Card Plus prepaid MasterCard.
American Express Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£150 to £2,500£5
Free on £500+
1.796
Win a £2,000 prize if you place a travel money order online on the American Express website between the 24th Nov - 12th Dec 2014. The min transaction needed to to qualify: £150.
Travelex Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£100 to £4,900£3.95
Free on £500+
1.794
If you find a cheaper overall price, Travelex will refund the difference*. Collect from 40 store locations or get free next day home delivery on orders over £500 made before 3pm. *T&Cs apply.
Covent Garden FX Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£350 to £7,500£6
Free on £1,000+
1.794
Great rates and 0% commission on all currencies. Best rates guaranteed and free bank transfer. T&Cs apply.
You can order up to £7,500 online but this will be sent in £2,500 bundles. This may mean you need to pay some delivery charges.
Moneycorp Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£250 to £2,500£5
Free on £500+
1.794
Ace-FX Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£100 to £2,500£5
Free on £750+
1.794
Exchange rates that beat banks, bureau de change and the Post Office whether you want to buy or sell currency! Free special delivery for orders over £750.
Griffin Financial Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£300 to £2,500£5
Free on £650+
1.793
FairFX Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£10+Under £500: £7.50
Between £500 -£750: £5
Free on £750+
1.791
Win a week long trip to Andorra for 2 by making an international money transfer. T&Cs apply. Ends 11th December.
Mail Finance Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£250 to £2,500£5
Free on £500+
1.790
Telegraph Travel Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£250 to £2,500£5
Free on £500+
1.786
Sainsbury's Bank Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£100 to £2,500£4.75
Free on £500+
1.776
Great rates on all foreign currencies, available now online. Free next day home delivery on all orders over £500 plus collect Nectar points on all online orders.
Virgin Atlantic Travel Money
Online OrderStandard DeliveryAustralian Dollar Rate
£200 to £2,500£4.75
Free on £500+
1.732
Earn Virgin Atlantic Flying Club miles on all orders. 100% secure and insured Royal Mail next day delivery. Home Delivery is free for orders over £500.

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How to Get the Best Australian Dollar Exchange Rate

by BillJ

We look at how you can find the best British pound to Australian dollar rates for your Australian currency exchange.

How to Get the Best Australian Dollar Exchange Rate

To get the most from your travel money, you'll need to look for the forex providers that convert Australian dollars to pounds at the best rate for your budget, rather than simply the best advertised exchange rate on the market.

Before you start you should set a budget in úpounds sterling that's high enough to cover your cash expenditure while you're away and give you enough cash for emergencies should they arise.

Then compare exchange rates, features and any fees/charges to find how many Australian dollars to the pound each provider can offer:

GBP to Australian dollar exchange rate

The exchange rates at which providers convert pounds to Australian dollars will have a big impact on your spending power down under. Compare the exchange rates available for your budget to find the leading forex providers.

Remember, some providers only offer their top Australia dollar to sterling rates to higher currency orders, and finding the top Australian dollar conversion rates is immaterial if your budget won't qualify for those rates.

Minimum/maximum orders

Once you've found a selection of providers offering attractive exchange rates, check to see if your currency order exceeds any minimum or maximum order limits, and exclude those who can't process your exchange.

Delivery and charges

If you need your travel money order quickly, you should exclude any providers who can't offer 24 hour or next day delivery from your comparison.

Also check if your budget fits in with any minimum orders needed to qualify for free delivery, or their applicable fees and charges.

If delivery charges would be added to your travel money order, you'll need to consider them alongside that provider's rates to compare the total cost of your currency exchange.

Buy back guarantees

Buy back guarantees let you sell your leftover currency at the same Australian dollars to English pounds rate as you ordered it, so you don't lose out on any holiday cash that isn't spent.

This can be particularly useful if you expect to have a significant amount of Australian currency left over at the end of your trip. However, not all providers offer an AUS dollars to pounds buy back guarantee, and you'll need to compare the charges levied for it by those that do.

Just as for delivery costs, any fees charged for a buy back guarantee can undermine the value of your currency order even if it offers slightly better exchange rates. This means you always need to consider packages as a whole, rather than their GBP to Australian dollar rates only.

Finally, compare the exchange rates available, the service offered and any extra charges together as a package to find the best value travel money service for your holiday budget.