Buy Australian dollars

Planning an Australian adventure? Whether you're planning to backpack cross-country or take in Sydney's iconic Opera House, that all-important holiday admin needs to come first. While deciding what clothes to pack might take some time, converting your pounds to Australian dollars is quick and simple with M&S Bank.

Of course, you can buy Australian dollars when you arrive down under, but it could take up time better spent in the sun! Getting your travel money organised before you jet off means you can enjoy peace of mind and know your holiday really can start as soon as you land.

Why buy Australian dollars from M&S Bank?

  • Open 7 days a week
  • Buy Australian dollars online and collect in store
  • We buy currency back

How to order Australian dollars

Is your pre-holiday to-do list raging out of control? Our bureau de change service is convenient, simple and hassle-free, leaving you more time to plan your Australian adventure of a lifetime!

  • In store – You can find our bureaux de change in over 100 M&S stores nationwide and many are open seven days a week late into the evening, making it easy to buy Australian dollars before you take off.
  • Buy online and collect from a bureau – Working all week before you go away? Save time and order your currency for Australia online using our Click & Collect service, then pick it up from one of our bureaux de change that are present in over 100 M&S stores nationwide. Your Australian dollars will be counted, packed and ready to collect. Please bring the photographic ID used to place the order. Includes SameDay Click & Collect.

Remember to bring photographic ID if you’d like to buy your Australian dollars in store. If you have used our Click & Collect or SameDay Click & Collect service, you will need to bring the payment card and the same photographic ID used to place the order – both ID and payment card must have the same name. We accept a passport, UK photographic driving licence and EU national identity card.

We sell the following Australian dollar denominations (subject to availability):

$5, $10, $20, $50, $100

Australian dollar exchange rate

The exchange rate may vary depending on the day you order your currency. Find today's Australian dollar exchange rate using our online currency converter to see how much you could get for your pound.

How to sell back Australian dollars

Rather than resort to a last-minute splurge on boomerangs and fridge magnet souvenirs at the airport, we're happy to buy your dollar notes back from you when you return. Then, why not spend the cash you get back on something you really want, like a new outfit or decorative piece for your home?

  • In store – Just pop into one of our bureaux de change and we'll buy back the notes you didn't spend.

We'll refund them at the buy-back rate available that day. Find out more about how to change back your Australian dollars here.

Countries that accept Australian dollars

Did you know Australia isn't the only place you can spend your dollars? Here's a list of other places that currently accept the currency:

Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Coral Sea Islands, Kiribati, Nauru, Norfolk Island, Papua New Guinea and Tuvalu.

M&S Travel Money services don't just offer Australian dollars – we provide many other currencies at competitive rates. So next time you're planning a trip abroad, don't forget you can buy your holiday money and travel insurance policy from M&S Bank.

M&S Travel Insurance is underwritten by Aviva Insurance Limited.

Currency Calculator

Our currency calculator is a quick and easy way to check our latest foreign currency exchange rates

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Important documents

M&S Travel Money Terms and Conditions

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