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.

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Planning a summer holiday? Order foreign cash before you head away!

While packing your togs and jandals may be a last minute thing, don’t leave your foreign cash until you’re in the departure lounge. Order now through FastNet Classic internet banking or the ASB Mobile Banking app before 31 January 2019 and you’ll pay a flat fee of only $5.

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Offer available from 3 November 2018 to 31 January 2019. ASB's terms apply.

Great reasons to choose us

  • Take your money with you the way you want – choose foreign cash, a debit card, credit cards, a Multi-currency Cash Passport card or any combination
  • Use FastNet Classic internet banking and the ASB Mobile app to transfer money to or from your ASB Foreign Currency account anytime you need it
  • Get competitive exchange rates and fees from one of New Zealand’s biggest banks
  • Go cashless and lock in favourable exchange rates early with a Multi-currency Cash Passport card
  • Use FastNet Classic internet banking to arrange easy pick up of foreign cash and cheques from any ASB branch, usually available within 5 working days
  • Access a range of international currencies at any ASB branch across New Zealand

Need travel insurance? You've come to the right place.

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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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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Popular foreign exchange rates

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Options to consider

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01. Check

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

02. Select

Decide how you'd like your money - notesforeign cheques or an international money transfer.

03. Open

Consider opening an ASB Foreign Currency Account to manage your currencies online.

04. Exchange

Use FastNet Classic internet banking or visit any ASB branch to exchange your money. 

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Arrange your foreign exchange online

You can order foreign notes and foreign cheques from the ASB Mobile app and FastNet Classic internet banking. To make an international money transfer you can use FastNet Classic 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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Guides to get you there

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

Foreign exchange Planning your big OE