international

The last thing you want is complications when you’re far from home.
If you’re planning on travelling overseas or if you’re moving to Australia
we’ve made the whole process less complicated.

foreign exchange

buying or selling foreign cash?

If you’re heading overseas, simply order your foreign cash online and pick it up from any Bankwest store.

travellers cheques & foreign drafts

You can order a traveller’s cheque if you don’t fancy carrying large sums of foreign cash.

need assistance?

If you have questions regarding an online foreign exchange purchase please call American Express on 1300 133 289.

international transfers

sending money overseas

The cheapest and most convenient way to send money overseas is via the desktop version of online banking.

Alternatively you can complete an International Money Transfer form and take it to your nearest store.

can I receive money from overseas into my Bankwest account?

Yes you can. The cost of receiving an IMT into your Bankwest account is $10 .

need assistance?

banking while overseas

Notify us of your travel

We can contact you if we spot any suspicious activity while you’re away. You can do this via our form in Online Banking or the Bankwest App.

How to access my money

Find out how to access online banking overseas and use your debit and credit cards.

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^ Calls made overseas from land lines or mobile phones will be subject to standard international call rates to the country from which the call originated.

moving to Australia

Just arrived?

Welcome to Australia! At Bankwest we’re all about making banking easier.

Moving to Australia?

Our dedicated Migrant Banking Specialist can open a Bankwest account before you even get here.

Studying in Australia?

As a full time student we know value for money is important.

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^Calls made overseas from land lines or mobile phones will be subject to standard international call rates to the country from which the call originated.
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