International money transfers

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  • 0 AUD
  • 5.20 AUDOur fee
  • 5.20 AUDTotal fees
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    994.80 AUDTotal amount we’ll convert
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Find out how much it costs to send money abroad

Sending 1,000 AUD withRecipient gets(Total after fees)and transfer speed
Wise
640.70 USD
Transfer fee
5.20 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD USD)
0.644050
Exchange rate markup
0 AUD
Cost of transfer
5.20 AUD

Remitly
637.59 USD- 3.11 USD
Transfer fee
2.99 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD USD)
0.639501
Exchange rate markup
7.06 AUD
Cost of transfer
10.05 AUD

Instarem.
637.39 USD- 3.31 USD
Transfer fee
10.50 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD USD)
0.644150
Exchange rate markup
0 AUD
Cost of transfer
10.34 AUD

MoneyGram
636.93 USD- 3.77 USD
Transfer fee
0 AUD
Exchange rate(1 AUD USD)
0.636931
Exchange rate markup
11.05 AUD
Cost of transfer
11.05 AUD

This applies when you pay in via bank transfer or ACH payments. How do we collect this data?
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Send money abroad from Australia in 3 easy steps

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How to send money abroad from Australia

How to send money abroad from Australia

  1. Just tap in how much, and where to.
  2. Then make a local payment to Wise, whether it's with a bank transfer, swift or your debit or credit card.
  3. And that's it.

Wise converts your money at the 'inter-bank' rate – the real rate – so you save big time (even versus the guys saying there's 'zero' commission). On Wise, there's no room for sneaky bank surcharges or creeping hidden charges.

How much does it cost to transfer AUD to USD?

Pay a small, flat fee and percentage

To send money in AUD to USD, you pay a small, flat fee of 0.62 AUD + 0.46% of the amount that's converted (you'll always see the total cost upfront). See our transfer calculator.


Fee depends on your chosen transfer type

Some transfer types have different fees which are usually tiny.


No hidden fees

No big fees, hidden or otherwise. So it's cheaper than what you're used to.

Wise
Fees for our low cost transfers
Fixed fee
0.62 AUD
Variable feeup to 193,424 AUD/month
0.46%
Variable feemore than 193,424 AUD/month

How long will a money transfer take?

On many popular routes, Wise can send your money within one day, as a same day transfer, or even an instant money transfer.

Sometimes, different payment methods or routine checks may affect the transfer delivery time. We’ll always keep you updated, and you can track each step in your account.

Your transfer route

AUD
USD

Should arrive

in 8 hours

How to send money from AUD to USD

Best ways to send money internationally

  • Osko

    Osko by BPAY is an online bank payment method available in Australia. When you’re sending money or paying your bills in AUD, you have an option to select Osko by BPAY for your payment method on our app.
  • Bank Transfer

    Bank transfers are usually the cheapest option when it comes to funding your international money transfer with Wise. Bank transfers can be slower than debit or credit cards, but they usually give you the best value for your money. Read more how to use bank transfers as a payment option.
  • Debit Card

    Paying for your transfer with a debit card is easy and fast. It’s also usually cheaper than credit card, as credit cards are more expensive to process. Read more about how to pay for your money transfer with a debit card.
  • Credit Card

    Paying for your transfer with a credit card is easy and fast. Wise accepts Visa, Mastercard and some Maestro cards. Read more about how to pay for your money transfer with a credit card.
  • Apple Pay

    If you’ve enabled Apple Pay on your phone, you can use it to pay for a transfer with Wise. Paying with Apple Pay is a convenient and quick way to send money abroad. If you’re using a credit card, watch out for extra charges. Some banks consider these payments as cash withdrawal, and they may charge you extra fees.
  • Google Pay

    If you’ve enabled Google Pay on your phone, you can use it to pay for a transfer with Wise. Paying with Google Pay is a convenient and quick way to send money abroad. If you’re using a credit card, watch out for extra charges. Some banks consider these payments as cash withdrawal, and they may charge you extra fees.

Protecting you and your money

Safeguarded with leading banks

We hold your money with established financial institutions, so it’s separate from our own accounts and in our normal course of business not accessible to our partners. Read more here.

Extra-secure transactions

We use 2-factor authentication to protect your account and transactions. That means you — and only you — can get to your money.

Data protection

We’re committed to keeping your personal data safe, and we’re transparent in how we collect, process, and store it.

Dedicated anti-fraud team

We work round the clock to keep your account and money protected from even the most sophisticated fraud.

Online scams are on the rise. Learn how to stay safe.

Send money abroad with the most international app

Looking for an app to send money abroad? Send money, receive payments from abroad, check exchange rates – all in one app.

  • Cheaper transfers abroad - free from hidden fees and exchange rate markups.
  • Check exchange rates - see on the app how exchange rates have changed over time.
  • Repeat your previous transfers - save the details, and make your monthly payments easier.
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