Foreign currency

Buy foreign cash on the spot or order and pay online and select the Postshop you’d like to collect your order from – and when you get back to New Zealand you can sell unspent cash back to us at no commission.

Whether you’re off overseas or you’ve just arrived home, you can buy or sell a range of currencies at your local PostShop.

Buy foreign currency on the spot

Buy on the spot at selected local PostShop stores that offer fast foreign exchange. These currencies are:

  • Australian dollars
  • British pounds
  • Euros
  • US dollars.

When purchasing $1,000 or more of foreign cash, you will be required to have valid identification. Visit nzpost.co.nz/id-requirements for acceptable forms of identity documentation.

Order foreign currency for collection later

Online

Order online and commission free up to 28 currencies (minimum basket value of NZ$250). Pay and select the PostShop you’d like to collect your order from.

Order your foreign cash now with TravelexOpens in a new window. .

In store

You can order a minimum of NZ$50 equivalent in 28 currencies at your local PostShop.

Order your foreign currency before 3pm and we’ll have it ready for you to collect the next working day. If you order after 3pm we’ll have it ready in two working days. We charge NZ$12 per transaction when you buy foreign currency.

When purchasing $1,000 or more of foreign currency cash, you will be required to have valid identification. Visit nzpost.co.nz/id-requirements for acceptable forms of identity documentation.

Selling foreign currency

When you arrive home from overseas you can convert your foreign currency notes back to NZ$ at no commission at your local PostShop.

Foreign currency we buy and sell

  • Australian dollar
  • British pound
  • Canadian dollar
  • Chinese yuan
  • Danish kroner
  • Egyptian Pounds
  • Euro
  • Fijian dollar
  • French Pacific franc
  • Hong Kong dollar
  • Indonesian rupiah
  • Japanese yen
  • Malaysian ringgit
  • Norwegian kroner
  • Philippines peso
  • Singapore dollar
  • South African rand
  • South Korean won
  • Swedish kroner
  • Swiss franc
  • Taiwanese dollar
  • Thai baht
  • Tongan pa’anga
  • Turkish lira
  • United States dollar
  • Vanuatu vatu
  • Vietnamese dong
  • Western Samoan tala

See KiwiBank’s current foreign exchange ratesOpens in a new window. or contact the Kiwibank International Services Team - phone 0800 222 490.

Next steps

  • Find out which local PostShop stores provide major currencies on the spot.
  • Order and pay for your foreign currency online or in store by cash or Eftpos at your local PostShop.