Convert currency and send money overseas with Western Union online.

Currency Converter - Western Union Online Australia

Do you need to convert currency into a foreign currency to send money overseas? We can help.

Use this foreign currency converter to quickly find the estimated foreign exchange rate. It's easy to convert Australian dollars into foreign currencies.

With nearly 500,000 agent locations in more than 200 countries and territories around the world, Western Union helps consumers convert billions of dollars into foreign currencies every year. We've got you covered whenever you need a local currency payout , but remember that foreign exchange rates fluctuate daily and may vary each time you check.

We move money for better roughly 29 times per second - when you send money online with Western Union, you get the knowledge and stability of a 160-year-old company. That’s experience you can trust.

Why Choose Western Union?

Western Union conducts business in 120 major foreign currencies.

Converted currency is available for pickup in minutes1 at agent locations.

Or send money directly to a bank account.

Use our price calculator to see the currency conversion rate and send fees*. Learn more about rates and fees.


What’s currency conversion?
Currency conversion uses a foreign exchange rate to change an amount of money from one country’s currency to another.

What’s a foreign exchange rate?
The foreign exchange rate is the rate at which one currency will be exchanged for another.

Why should I pay attention to the exchange rate?
It’s always good to know the exchange rate. Because it fluctuates, it makes sense to convert money when your home currency is stronger than the destination country’s currency. That way, you’ll get the best value. Use our price calculator to learn today’s rate.


  • Fast

    It only takes a few minutes to convert currency and send money to family or friends online or in person.

  • Reliable

    Every minute of the day, thousands of people around the world rely on Western Union to convert currency and send money.

  • Convenient

    Choose the best option for you and your receiver. Send money online 24/7 or in person using a credit or debit card with payout in converted currency.


Fees for online money transfer only.

* Western Union also makes money from currency exchange. Subject to applicable taxes, if any.

1 Funds may be delayed or services unavailable based on certain transaction conditions, including amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory and foreign exchange issues, required receiver action(s), identification requirements, Agent location hours, differences in time zones, or selection of delayed options. Additional Restrictions may apply. See send form for details.