Foreign exchange

Need to exchange currencies or buy New Zealand dollars? You’ll get competitive rates and a choice of ways to send or receive your money at ASB Foreign Exchange.

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Need some foreign cash over summer?

Check out our hot $5 flat fee when you order online.

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Offer available from 14 October 2016 until 13 January 2017.
ASB's terms apply.

Great reasons to choose us

  • Get competitive exchange rates and fees from one of New Zealand’s biggest banks
  • Use FastNet Classic to arrange easy pick up of foreign cash and cheques from any ASB branch after three working days
  • Send an international money transfer from your ASB account using FastNet Classic or FastNet Business (with the international module).
  • Get instant access to a range of currencies at any ASB branch nationwide
  • Transfer money easily between your ASB account and Foreign Currency Account with FastNet Classic internet banking and the ASB Mobile app
  • Hold your foreign currency in a dedicated account until you are ready to convert it to New Zealand dollars.

How can we help you?

Short trip overseas

Taking a holiday or travelling for business? Going overseas is easier when you can order currencies online, and pick up your money at a local ASB branch.

Planning your big OE

Taking some time out for an overseas experience or to work abroad? There are many easy ways to take the currencies you need with you.

Making and receiving overseas payments

Timing is important when it comes to exchanging your money. We have options that make it easy for you to convert to and from New Zealand dollars, and receive and make payments when it suits you.

Visiting New Zealand

Whether you’re planning a visit or are already here, we’ve got a network of branches throughout the country that will convert your currency to New Zealand dollars at competitive rates.

Managing foreign exchange risk

Need to manage a range of currencies? With anywhere, anytime online access and a network of ASB branches across New Zealand, we can help you to get the timing right to exchange your money.

Relocating to New Zealand

Starting a new life in New Zealand? ASB is one of the country’s largest banks and provides almost every banking service you’ll need to keep managing your money both here and overseas.


Have an ASB Foreign Currency Account?

If you have an ASB Foreign Currency Account you can log in to FastNet Classic internet banking and select 'Transfers' to obtain a quote applicable to the amount of your foreign exchange transaction.

If you need help, please call the Global Markets team on 0800 806 280 or +64 9 302 3055.

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Options to consider

Get started today

01. Check

Check current exchange rates. Use our calculator to find out what your money is worth in another currency.

02. Choose

Select your currency and how you'd like it - notes, foreign cheques or international money transfer - and select convert.

03. Exchange

Use FastNet Classic internet banking or visit any ASB branch to manage your foreign currency needs.

Arrange your foreign exchange now

Arrange your foreign exchange online

You can order notes, foreign cheques or send an international money transfer using FastNet Classic internet banking.

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Call us

We’re here to help 24 hours a day.

0800 803 804

Call us from overseas

You can call us during New Zealand business hours (international toll charges apply).

+64 9 306 3000

Visit a branch

Exchange a range of currencies at any ASB branch across New Zealand.

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ASB’s terms apply. Fees may change. Refer to asb.co.nz for other fees and charges. 

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