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Money change straight from airport to Disneyland

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Money change straight from airport to Disneyland

Hi All

We are arriving into Hong Kong at around 11am on a Sunday, we will be going straight from the airport to Disneyland via taxi.

Where is the best place to stop in between these two locations in order to change money (approx $1500 aud so not a small amount) at a good strong rate?

Thank You in advance

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1. Re: Money change straight from airport to Disneyland

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2. Re: Money change straight from airport to Disneyland

Or you could get some money before you go. You don't necessarily have to get it all, and the amount you save/lose will probably be trivial.

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3. Re: Money change straight from airport to Disneyland

Generally, money changers at airports around the world do not give you as "favourable" rate as you would get in town. You are paying a premium for the "convenience" of the location. If you are in town, a bank will probably not give you as "good" as a money changer at places like Chung King Mansion. On the other hand, at a bank, you know that you are dealing with a reputable counter-party, a rate would be fair and do not have to worry about counterfeit notes, etc. At the end of the day, for A$1,500, the difference should not be material. A profit has to be made to cover overheads!

In your case, I suggest to use the ATM's with your Australian bank card to withdraw from your bank account. Exchanging at the hotel is a worse choice as far as the exchange rate is concerned.

ANZ bank has an ATM in the arrival area Meeters and Greeters Hall Level 5. There is also a Travelex and ATM's from other banks. You can find out the various ATM's and money changers locations at this link:

hongkongairport.com/eng/…anzb.html

Search under Money exchange, banking service and ATM sub-tab under Category on the upper right hand side.

Have a great trip!

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4. Re: Money change straight from airport to Disneyland

Hi,

Travlex has presence at HKIA Arrival hall.

Before your trip you could reserve online (online rates are better than at store), then collect it when you arrive.

At the moment from their online AUD1500 will buy you HKD10,556.70. (which is 1 AUD

= 7.0378 HKD ), which is already better than a HK commercial bank,which is only 6.9280,and more so there is a HKD50 transaction charge for the exchange.

If you have plans to later venture out of Disneyland, nearby, with the MTR, you could go to Tung Chung Citygate Outlet,and there are also money changer over there(at sub-basement:- Basement 2:Exchange Express).

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