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Foreign Exchange Rates

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Foreign Currency Accounts

Make and receive payments in a foreign currency to help manage your cashflow.

 

Transferring money

Send a telegraphic transfer

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Transfers over $25,000?

Call us for a rate on 1800 009 400
8am - 6pm, Mon - Fri (Sydney time)

Looking for an electronic foreign exchange platform?

Going travelling?

FAQs

  • Details of the person receiving the money, such as their name, address and their account number
  • The name of the beneficiary bank, the branch address and appropriate overseas bank identification number such as IBAN number or SWIFT code
  • Sufficient funds in your account
  • Details of the currency you wish to send
Things you should know

This information has been prepared by Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL 233714 ("Westpac"). The exchange rates provided are applicable to foreign exchange products described on this website. The exchange rates are indicative only as at the time and date shown, are subject to market movements and therefore change continuously. They may also vary depending on the type of the transaction involved, and may be different for transactions over a certain amount. They should not be relied upon as an accurate representation of any final pricing. You should contact Westpac for up-to-date pricing prior to dealing.

 

Worldwide Wallet
Westpac Worldwide Wallet Product Disclosure Statement (PDF 195KB) 
Online Banking Terms and Conditions (PDF 236KB)

You should read the Westpac Worldwide Wallet Product Disclosure Statement and Online Banking Terms and Conditions before making a decision and consider whether these products are appropriate for you. This information does not take into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs and you should consider its appropriateness having regard to these factors before deciding to acquire these products.

Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

 

International Payments

Overseas banks may impose fees and charges or convert the currency of the payment. Westpac might not have any control over the fees, charges or foreign currency conversions imposed by these institutions. Any overseas financial institution handling charges will by default be borne by the recipient of the International Payment and deducted from the payment amount, unless otherwise organised. It is possible that the overseas bank could convert the currency of the payment at an unfavourable exchange rate. You should inform the beneficiary that, if this occurs, they should consider rejecting the payment immediately so the payment can be unwound at the prevailing exchange rate.

If you do not want the currency to be converted, please insert the words “Do Not Convert” in the description details free text box when you are making an international payment and we will on-forward this instruction.