Buying Australian Dollars (AUD)

Australia continues to be one of the top destinations for British clients emigrating abroad and so if you are one of the many people considering moving down under then there is a lot to consider! Something that can quite often be left to the last minute is how to transfer money to Australia. However, the exchange rate you get when you buy Australian Dollars can make a big difference to your move to Australia, especially when you’re transferring large sums of money. Here at Foreign Currency Direct plc our experienced currency brokers can discuss your currency requirements and all the options available to you in plain English so you can make an informed decision as to when to buy Australian Dollars.

We offer a number of different contract options which can be tailored to our clients requirements. These options include a forward contract where for a small deposit you can secure the current Australian dollar exchange rate for a period in the future which is perfect to help clients budget and take some of the risk out of the volatile currency market.

When it comes to transferring money abroad and you are ready to buy Australian Dollars you follow a simple 6-step process and we’ll keep track of the Australian exchange rate so that you can make the best decision on when to transfer your money. That’s one less thing to worry about when preparing for your big move!

4 top reasons to buy Australian Dollars from

  • Excellent Australian exchange rates that can be up to 4% better than high street banks
  • No commission and no hidden fees
  • Security of your money comes first
  • Personal service is a top priority
  • Access to highly competitive rates of exchange

    Up to 4% savings versus your high street bank, which, depending on the size of your transfer, can add up to thousands of pounds. have been recognised in the national press as providing the best exchange rates when compared to high street banks and other industry specialists.

  • No Commission or Hidden Fees

    Our deals are totally transparent and we have no hidden fees or commission whatsoever. We make our money on the margins between the price at which we buy and sell.

  • Secure Trading

    Trading through Foreign Currency Direct plc means you can have complete confidence in the security of your funds. We are a reliable and established currency provider with an excellent creditworthiness rating. To find out more about why your money is safe with us click here.

  • A Dedicated Account Manager doesn't use call centres or an automated phone system. Your call goes straight through to our Dealing Floor, who provide you with a genuinely freindly, personalised and articulate service.

  • Guaranteed Exchange Rates

    With a forward contract and time option you can guarantee an exchange rate for up to two years, with the latter giving you the option to draw down some or part of the contract as often as you need to.

  • IPD (Irrevocable Payment Document)

    Internationally recognised proof of transfer. Comprehensive and clear, pioneered and trademarked by

Buying Australian Dollars with us is easier than with your local bank

Find out about our simple 6-step currency exchange process or go to our sign up area and get started

Want to talk to one of our dealers before making a decision about buying Australian Dollars?

UK freephone: 0800 328 5884

International: +44 1494 725353

Incorporated in England no. 5082565.    Foreign Currency Direct plc is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Payment Service Regulations 2009 [FRN 538392] for the provision of payment services.