Travelex Online Foreign Currency

Information verified correct on December 6th, 2016

Order over 50 international currencies online and collect your foreign cash from the airport right before you leave with Travelex foreign cash online

Travelex is one of the USA’s leading providers of travel money services, and have a travel money card, and also purchase and sell foreign cash. Travelex buy and sell almost every global currency. There are over 50 foreign currencies to choose from. As well as offering an extensive range of international currencies, Travelex has a truly global presence — you won’t have to look far to find a Travelex outlet, they’re in most international airports and major cities around the world.

If you’re looking to buy or sell foreign cash, Travelex is worth a look. Order foreign currencies online from the comfort of your home and pick up your cash on your way to the airport, or when you’re at the airport prior to boarding your flight.

Travelex foreign exchange rates

When you order foreign cash online, you can see the rate you’ll receive and the total foreign currency amount you’ll get for the USA dollars you want to exchange. Keep in mind that the online sell rates you see for online purchases of foreign cash may differ from the rates you’ll get in-store.

It’s easy enough to compare Travelex’s rates against other foreign exchange providers, it just requires a little research and jumping between websites.

What currencies can I order through the Travelex Online Foreign Currency service?

Ordering cash through Travelex gives you access to over 50 international currencies, from common international currencies like United States Dollars and Euros to exotic currencies like Qatari Rial and Bermudan Dollars.

When you purchase foreign cash online, you can choose from the following international currencies.

Find out which currencies you can order.

Find out which currencies you can order.

Travelex stores stock regularly have the following currencies available to purchase:

  • Canadian Dollars (CAD)
  • New Zealand Dollars (NZD)
  • CFP – FRANC (XPF)
  • United States Dollars (USD)
  • Chinese Yuan Renminbi (CNY)
  • Singaporean Dollar (SGD)
  • Danish Kroner (DKK)
  • South African Rand (ZAR)
  • European Euro (EUR
  • Swedish Krona (SEK)
  • Fijian Dollar (FJD)
  • Swiss Franc (CHF)
  • Hong Kong Dollar (HKD)
  • Thai Baht (THB)
  • Indian Rupee (INR)
  • UAE Dirham (AED)
  • Indonesian Rupiah (IDR)
  • UK Pound Sterling (GBP)
  • Japanese Yen (JPY)
  • Malaysian Ringgit (MYR)
  • Vietnamese Dong (VND)

The following currencies are usually available at Travelex airport branches:

  • Bahamian Dollar (BSD)
  • Pakistani Rupee (PKR)
  • Bahraini Dinar (BHD)
  • Papua New Guinea Kina (PGK)
  • Barbadian Dollar (BBD)
  • Philippine Peso (PHP)
  • Bermudan Dollar (BMD)
  • Russian Ruble (RUB)
  • Brunei Dollar (BND)
  • Qatari Rial (QAR)
  • Chilean Peso (CLP)
  • Samoan Tala (WST)
  • Czech Koruna (CZK)
  • Saudi Riyal (SAR)
  • Egyptian Pound (EGP)
  • South Korean Won (KRW)
  • Hungarian Forint (HUF)
  • Sri Lankan Rupee (LKR)
  • Israeli Shekel (ILS)
  • Taiwanese Dollar (TWD)
  • Jordanian Dinar (JOD)
  • Tongan Pa’anga (TOP)
  • Mauritian Rupee (MUR)
  • Turkish Lira New (TRY)
  • Mexican Peso (MXN)
  • Vanuatu Vatu (VUV)
  • Omani Rial (OMR)


Earn Qantas Points when you buy and sell foreign currency

Qantas Points are not awarded for foreign currency orders made through the Travelex website. If you want to earn Qantas Points for foreign currency orders made online, you need to buy your foreign cash through Qantas Travel Money Online.

Travelex do reward Qantas Points for foreign currency purchases made at a Travelex outlet and foreign cash purchases made at the airport.

To earn Qantas Points when you buy or sell foreign cash through a Travelex foreign exchange outlet, simply present your Qantas Frequent Flyer membership card when you go to make a foreign currency purchase.

Qantas Travel Money Online.

Qantas is a Travelex partner. Although you’re technically transacting with Qantas, Travelex is the foreign exchange provider.

Click here for the foreign currency Qantas Points earn rate.

The number of Qantas Points you earn on the foreign cash purchase or sale will depend on just how much foreign currency being exchanged.

Qantas Points on the Australian dollar equivalent, and rates are as follows:

  • AU$51 – $299: 1 Qantas Point for every AU$5 exchanged.
  • AU$300 – $999: Get 1 Qantas Point for every AU$3 exchanged.
  • AU$1,000 – $9,999: 1 Qantas Point for every AU$1 exchanged.

How to buy Travelex foreign currency

Log on to the Travelex website to place an order for foreign cash. By following the instructions on the page you’ll be able to select the currency you want to purchase. Enter the USA dollar amount you’d like to spend and review the exchange rate. You’re shown exactly how much you’ll get back in your selected foreign currency.

If you make a mistake, don’t worry, you’ll be able to amend your order right up to the point where you’re required to make the payment.

When you’re ready to complete your order of foreign currency through Travelex, you’ll be directed to a payment page where you’re given a quote for your foreign currency order and further instructions on how to complete the transaction.

Choose the time and place where you would like to collect the order. Your foreign cash can be collected from an airport, or from a Travelex outlet.


Frequently asked questions about international money transfers with Travelex

How can I pay for my foreign currency order?

You can pay for your foreign cash using the following methods:

Using a credit or debit card to pay.

You should be aware of the following if you plan to use your debit or credit card to complete your foreign currency order.

  • If you’re collecting the foreign currency from the airport. The order has to be made between 1 and 21 business days prior to the collection date.
  • For non-airport collections. Orders must be made between 3 to 21 business from the collection date.

The card that you use to make the order must be in the same name as the person who is ordering the cash, and you have to present the card when you collect the cash — so the person who orders the cash must be the person who collects the cash. You also can’t use a virtual account like a VCARD to pay for your foreign cash order.

Using BPAY to pay for your foreign cash.

  • If you’re collecting the foreign currency from the airport. The BPAY order must be made within 3 and 21 days of the date of collection.
  • For non-airport collections. You have to make your order within 5 and 21 days of the time you plan to collect your order.

If you’re paying for your foreign currency order using BPAY, you have make the payment within 12 hours of ordering the cash, otherwise there’s a chance Travelex will not accept your foreign currency order.

What are the limits for ordering foreign currency online?

The following limits apply to online foreign currency orders:

  • A minimum order value of $250.
  • In 24 hours, you can order up to AU$5,000.
  • In 21 days, you can order up to AU$20,000

What if I want to cancel my foreign currency order?

You can cancel your foreign currency order at any time and the money will be refunded back to your account. A fee of $25 is charged when you cancel a Travelex foreign currency order.

What identification do I need to provide when I collect my foreign cash?

When you go to collect your foreign currency order, you need to show the following:

If you paid with your card:

  • Show the card the order was paid for.

For all payments, you’ll need to provide the following:

  • A confirmation of your payment (the confirmation email or your order reference number.
  • One of the following forms of identification:
    • Passport or driver’s licence.

You have to sign for your order when you collect your foreign cash.

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