No fees or paperwork FX transfers from GBP to AUD with Westpac.
Have your money waiting for you in your Westpac bank account when you arrive in Australia. Once you've applied for a Westpac bank account and you've received your new account details, you can deposit funds into your new Westpac Choice account.
You will be able to withdraw the funds you have deposited into your account once you have completed your identity check. You can complete your identity check in the United Kingdom or when you arrive in Australia. As soon as you have completed your identity check with us (whether in the UK or in Australia), you will have a fully operational account.
To make an international funds transfer into your Australian bank account, call the London team today on +44 20 7621 7222 (press option 4) to register for WestpacFX.
Exchanging GBP to AUD and transferring funds to an Australian bank account is quick, secure and free with Westpac. To exchange and transfer funds once you have completed the WestpacFX registration you will need to make a local transfer to the Westpac London account using the following details:
Account name - Westpac London
Sort code - 60-00-01
Account number - 45732604
Your payment reference must be the beneficiary bank details (ie. your AUD account held in Australia) - 73XXXXXXXXXX without any spaces.
To register today please contact the London office on +44 20 7621 7222 and press option 4.