Foreign exchange

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

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  • Our branches are currently limited to providing essential services, and unfortunately we can't complete any foreign exchange transactions at this time unless it is a requirement for an essential service. We will be able to assist you when our branches return to normal operating hours.

Great reasons to choose us

  • Access a range of currencies at any ASB branch nationwide
  • Order foreign cash online and pick up at any ASB branch*
  • Send international money transfers any time, online or in branch
  • Hold your foreign currency in a dedicated Foreign Currency Account until you’re ready to convert or transfer it

*Usually available within 5 working days in metropolitan centres (other branches may take longer)


Popular foreign exchange rates

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Exchange rates shown current as at .

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Options to consider

International money transfer

A quick and secure way to pay someone overseas from your ASB account. See rates for all exchange methods in the calculator above.

ASB Foreign Currency Account

Hold foreign currency on-call or as a term deposit at ASB without needing to convert your money into New Zealand dollars until you're ready.

Foreign notes

Competitive exchange rates and a variety of currencies available at every ASB branch across the country. Check current exchange rates and use our calculator above.

Have an ASB Foreign Currency Account?

Log in to FastNet Classic internet banking or the ASB Mobile app to start transacting. 

Operating a Foreign Currency Account is easy. See our guide on managing your foreign currency.

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

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Do it online

Order foreign cash through FastNet Classic internet banking or the ASB Mobile Banking app. Make an international money transfer on FastNet Classic or FastNet Business internet banking.

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Call us

We’re here to help.

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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Whether you're travelling solo or with your family, getting cover online will give you peace of mind on your holiday. ASB provides cover for cancelled flights, lost luggage, medical emergencies, theft, and more.

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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.

Visiting New Zealand

We've got a network of branches throughout the country that can convert many popular currencies to New Zealand dollars at competitive rates.

Relocating to New Zealand

We provide almost every banking service you’ll need to keep managing your money both here and overseas.

Managing foreign exchange risk

Need to manage a range of currencies? With online access and a network of ASB branches across New Zealand, we can help you exchange your money at a time that suits you.

Foreign exchange for business

If you buy and sell internationally, ASB's Global Markets team can help your business manage changes in exchange rates, with a range of foreign exchange risk-management products.

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

The availability of travel insurance cover is subject to your application being approved. For full details, refer to the Policy Document which is available from ASB Bank Limited. Exclusions and limitations apply. This insurance is underwritten by Cigna Life Insurance New Zealand Limited.

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