Pounds (GBP) to Australian Dollars (AUD) Currency Exchange Rate

Whether you’re travelling or visiting family, buy your Australian Dollars before you leave so you can concentrate on enjoying yourself down under.

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Why choose Tesco Bank Travel Money

  • Purchase instantly at our in-store travel money bureaux.Purchase instantly at our in-store travel money bureaux.
  • Free home delivery when you spend £500 or more online.Free home delivery when you spend £500 or more online.
  • Free Click and Collect from our in-store bureaux and selected customer service desks.Free Click and Collect from our in-store bureaux and selected customer service desks.
  • The choice to buy currency and prepaid travel money cards from our in-store travel money bureaux.The choice to buy currency and prepaid travel money cards from our in-store travel money bureaux.

Exchange rates can change throughout the day and will vary depending on whether you are buying in store, online or over the phone.

    Buy your Australian Dollars online and collect them from selected Tesco stores

    Going to Australia? Collect Australian Dollars from your chosen Tesco store before you leave.

    If you’re going to Australia, you can buy Australian Dollars with Click & Collect and pick them up when you do your weekly shop.

    Simply place your order online, and collect your Australian currency from a Tesco Travel Money bureau or selected customer service desks. You can select a date to collect your currency when you place your order.

        How far could your Australian Dollars go?

        Sydney

        Sydney

        • Mid-range three-course meal for two: A$100.00
        • Cappuccino: A$4.14
        • 0.5 litre of beer: A$8.00
        • Soft drink: A$3.11
        • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): A$2.72
        • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): A$4.10
        • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): A$2.27
        • One-way ticket on local transport: A$4.00
        • Litre of petrol: A$1.32

        Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

          Melbourne

          Melbourne

          • Mid-range three-course meal for two: A$87.50
          • Cappuccino: A$4.35
          • 0.5 litre of beer: A$10.00
          • Soft drink: A$3.19
          • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): A$3.09
          • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): A$5.00
          • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): A$1.63
          • One-way ticket on local transport: A$4.50
          • Litre of petrol: A$1.32

          Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

            Perth

            Perth

            • Mid-range three-course meal for two: A$90.00
            • Cappuccino: A$4.68
            • 0.5 litre of beer: A$10.00
            • Soft drink: A$2.99
            • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): A$2.81
            • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): A$5.00
            • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): A$1.72
            • One-way ticket on local transport: A$4.80
            • Litre of petrol: A$1.20

            Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

              Brisbane

              Brisbane

              • Mid-range three-course meal for two: A$100.00
              • Cappuccino: A$4.55
              • 0.5 litre of beer: A$8.00
              • Soft drink: A$3.55
              • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): A$2.67
              • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): A$4.25
              • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): A$2.17
              • One-way ticket on local transport: A$4.00
              • Litre of petrol: A$1.37

              Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

                Adelaide

                Adelaide

                • Mid-range three-course meal for two: A$80.00
                • Cappuccino: A$4.28
                • 0.5 litre of beer: A$8.00
                • Soft drink: A$3.44
                • Loaf of fresh white bread (500g): A$2.85
                • Taxi Start (Normal Tariff): A$4.40
                • Taxi 1km (Normal Tariff): A$1.87
                • One-way ticket on local transport: A$1.42
                • Litre of petrol: A$4.39

                Information sourced from Numbeo.com, March 2021.

                  Buy before you fly

                  Benefits of planning ahead

                  Buying Australian Dollars before you fly lets you pay for essentials like taxis, food and drink, without having to withdraw from an ATM or bank. That way you can avoid additional withdrawal charges and avoid the stress of having to find a cash machine when you arrive. It also makes tipping easier when you have cash handy.

                  It’s also worth remembering that foreign exchange rates fluctuate. When you buy Australian Dollars in advance, you can be sure of the rate you are going to get. If you withdraw cash from an ATM while you’re in Australia, you might find you don’t get the same exchange rate.

                    Get your currency when it’s convenient for you

                    Use Click & Collect and arrange to pick up your Australian Dollars as part of your weekly shop, either from a Tesco Travel Money bureau or selected customer service desks. Or, you could try our home delivery service – free on all online orders of £500 or more.

                    Exchange rates can change throughout the day and will vary depending on whether you are buying in store, online or over the phone.

                      Some common questions about the Australian Dollar

                      What are Australian Dollars?

                      The Australian Dollar is the official currency of Australia and is issued by the Reserve Bank of Australia. It is abbreviated to AUD and its symbol is A$, which makes it easy to tell the difference between Australian and USA Dollars.

                      One Australian Dollar is made up of 100 cents. Silver coins come in 5, 10, 20 and 50 cent pieces, and there are also $1 and $2 coins which are commonly referred to as ‘gold coins’. Notes come in 5, 10, 20, 50 and 100 denominations, and are each a distinctive colour.

                        What countries use the Australian Dollar?

                        As Australia’s official currency, the Australian Dollar is used throughout the Commonwealth of Australia, which includes Christmas Island, Norfolk Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Heard Islands and McDonald Islands. It’s also used and accepted in the Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu.

                          What’s on Australian Dollar coins and banknotes?

                          The ‘tail’ side of Australian coins each highlight native Australian fauna, including an echidna, an emu, a lyrebird, a platypus and a kangaroo. The $2 coin has a print of an Aboriginal elder on it.

                          Known for their distinctive colour depending on the denomination, each banknote features a different type of Australian wattle and a native bird, and portraits of renowned Australian figures.

                          The pink $5 note is slightly different with its picture of Queen Elizabeth II and New Parliament House.

                            What are Australian Dollars made of?

                            Australian Dollar banknotes are made of polymer, a type of plastic with a distinctive, waxy feel. Polymer was introduced as a way to discourage counterfeits. It is also hardier than paper alternatives, with Polymer banknotes lasting roughly two to three times as long as paper ones. Australia was the first country to introduce polymer banknotes, back in 1988.

                              Looking for a different currency?

                              We sell over 50 currencies. Order online for home delivery or collect from selected Tesco stores.

                              Important information

                              Card fees and cancellations

                              Buying foreign currency using a credit or debit card

                              No matter how you purchase your travel money, whether it be in store, online or over the phone, you will not be charged any card handling fee by us. However, regardless of your card type, your card provider may apply fees, e.g. cash advance fees or other fees, so please check with them before you purchase your travel money.

                                Click & Collect cancellations

                                You can cancel a Click & Collect order any time prior to collection. We'll refund you with the full Sterling amount that you paid for your order, unless you cancel less than 24 hours before your collection date, in which case we'll charge a £10 late cancellation fee.

                                We are unable to refund any fees charged by your card issuer, so please contact them if you have any further queries.

                                  Currency buy back

                                  When you get home, we'll buy your travel money back

                                  Let us turn your unspent holiday money into Pounds. It couldn't be simpler.

                                  Just pop into one of our in-store Travel Money Bureaux when you get home. We buy back all the currencies we sell in most banknote values and also the Multi-currency Cash Passport™. Buy back rates may vary during the day.

                                  It doesn't matter where you bought your travel money, even if it wasn't from a Tesco Travel Money Bureau, we'll still buy it back.

                                  More about currency buy back

                                    Key product information

                                    Tesco Travel Money is provided by Travelex

                                    Tesco Travel Money ordered in store is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited. Registered No. 04621879. Tesco Travel Money ordered online or by telephone is provided by Travelex Currency Services Limited. Registered No. 03797356. Registered Office for both companies: Worldwide House, Thorpewood, Peterborough, PE3 6SB.

                                    Multi-currency Cash Passport™ prepaid currency card is issued by PrePay Technologies Limited (PPS) pursuant to license by Mastercard International. PPS is an electronic money institution authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (FRN:900010) for the issuing of electronic money and payment instruments, with its registered office at Floor 6, 3 Sheldon Square, London, W2 6HY, UK. PPS is registered in England under company number 04008083. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.