Foreign notes

Need foreign cash for international travel or have you recently arrived and need New Zealand dollars? You'll find competitive exchange rates and a variety of currencies available at every ASB branch across the country.

Benefits at a glance

  • See up-to-date exchange rates online with our online currency calculator.
  • Use FastNet Classic internet banking to arrange easy pick up of foreign cash and cheques from any ASB branch after three working days
  • Get competitive exchange rates and fees from one of New Zealand's biggest banks
  • Visit any ASB branch across the country and get instant access to a range of currencies

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Buying New Zealand dollars

If you're visiting, and want local currency, you can easily exchange notes in a variety of foreign currencies to New Zealand dollars at any ASB branch across the country.

Got leftover foreign cash after an overseas trip? Come into any ASB branch to exchange it to New Zealand dollars.

Buying notes in foreign currencies

If you're planning some overseas travel and want cash in a foreign currency for your trip, we can help. Order foreign cash ahead of time with FastNet Classic internet banking, and pick it up from an ASB branch three days later - or just go directly into any ASB branch to order it.

We have a range of currencies on hand at the branch which you can purchase and take away immediately.


Popular foreign exchange rates

ASB Buys Notes
ASB Buys Cheques
ASB Sells

Australian Dollar


British Pound




Japanese Yen


U.S. Dollar

Exchange rates shown current as at .

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FastNet Classic
ASB Sells

(minimum $5 for NZ$100 and under, minimum $10 for over NZ$100)

(minimum $5)

ASB Buys

Excludes Foreign Currency Accounts


Get started today

01. Check

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

02. Visit

We have many branches across the country that can help you with foreign exchange. Find an ASB branch.

03. Exchange

Exchange your money. Choose if you'd like to have cash or deposit your money into an account.

Order foreign notes now

Order foreign notes online

Order now in FastNet Classic internet banking and pick up your notes from any ASB branch.

Order online

Visit a branch

Order foreign notes at any ASB branch across New Zealand.

Find a branch

Call us

We’re here to help 24 hours a day

0800 803 804

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