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How do I order foreign cash or travellers cheques?

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Last updated 06 June 2017

Ensure you don't get caught out while travelling and organise your foreign cash before you go.

How to get it:
You can buy and sell an extensive range of currencies at any Commonwealth Bank branch or online via ExpressFX.

How to buy foreign cash with ExpressFX:

You can pre-order foreign cash online using ExpressFX and collect your order from any one of our 1,000-plus branches within 24 to 72 business hours (after payment has been received). You don’t even have to be a Commonwealth Bank customer to take advantage of this service.

Simply follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Choose your currency, amount and denomination from over 30 foreign currencies.
    Note: Orders are accepted for values between AUD500 and AUD10,000.
  2. Confirm your quote.
  3. Choose your preferred branch for collection.
  4. Enter your details.
  5. Make your payment using BPAY®. This can be done via NetBank, telephone banking or through your own financial institution.

Once payment is received, we will deliver your order within three working days to your chosen Commonwealth Bank branch. We recommend buying your foreign cash at least one week before you leave.

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