Get your foreign currency sorted before you take off

Check out the latest foreign exchange rates and order your foreign cash online, so you can get going faster.

Popular foreign exchange rates

A 1% fee (minimum of $10 per currency) applies when you purchase foreign cash. Rates subject to change without notice. 

Foreign currency

Order your foreign currency online

Collect 10 Fly Buys points when you purchase NZ$500 or more of foreign cash^. Order online at least five business days before you need it, and pick up from a BNZ store of your choice^^.

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Travelling overseas

Manage your money while you’re away

From prepaid travel money cards, to credit cards with free travel insurance, we’ve got all your travel needs covered so you can relax and enjoy your trip.

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Moving to New Zealand

You can tick one thing off your ‘to-do’ list by opening a bank account before you arrive, so it’s one less thing to do when you get here.

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International payments

Sending money overseas

You can make international payments (also known telegraphic transfers) to an overseas bank account using Internet Banking or by visiting us in store.

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Receiving money from overseas

Get overseas payments deposited directly into your New Zealand bank account. You may need to provide the sender with a few details, including a SWIFT BIC code. Money will clear when the transfer arrives.

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Managing your foreign currency

Foreign Currency Term Deposit

Earn a competitive return on a lump sum of foreign currency you don’t need for a while with a Foreign Currency Term Deposit.

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Foreign Currency Call Account

Hold a wide range of overseas currencies and convert it when the exchange rate is right for you.

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Small Print

  1. Fly Buys collection rates can change without notice. Fly Buys terms and conditions apply.

  2. BNZ Service fees apply. Payment from a credit card will incur Cash Advance fees and interest.

  3. The minimum value for an online order is NZ$250.