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How Much to Exchange for Your Upcoming USA Trip (AUD to USD)

Travelling to USA soon or toying with the idea? A phenomenal choice, lucky you! Now, we understand that knowing how much travel cash to exchange is difficult and knowing the best exchange rate for AUD to USD is even more troublesome. Luckily, we have all your travel cash woes sorted with this travel guide. Plus, we have the bank-beating exchange rates to go with it!

Why the Best Exchange Rate from AUD to USD is in Australia

Just quickly before we dive into the delicious details of your USA adventure, it’s important to touch on exactly why exchanging AUD to USD before you jet is better.

You avoid the sting of conversion and transaction fees you’d otherwise get using card overseas.

You skip over the stress of constantly monitoring the fluctuating exchange rate market.

You slide on by the ludicrous exchange rates at the airport.

You avoid potentially troublesome situations; think stolen cards, cash-only establishments, scarce ATMs etc.

You avoid hidden fees and low exchange rates when exchanging AUD to USD abroad.

Quite simply, you’ll receive the best exchange rate from AUD to USD- especially if you exchange with First Eastern FX.

You are too busy to pop into a currency exchange shop. Take it easy! You can buy online USD and have the cash safely delivered to you with First Eastern FX.

Now that we’ve listed a few reasons why cash is key, we can get down to just how much that delicious donut will cost you, or what that scrumptious street pretzel will set you back. You know, strictly the important stuff.

BUDGET MID-RANGE LUXURY
AVERAGE DAILY COST $82 $223 $663
WEEKLY (Per Person) $574 $1,561 $4,641
MONTHLY (Per Person) $2,296 $6,244 $18,564
WEEKLY (Couple) $1,148 $3,122 $9,282
MONTHLY (Couple) $4,592 $12,488 $37,128
ACCOMODATION
(Hotels/hostels per person)
$38 $103 $296
ACCOMODATION
(Double Occupancy Room)
$77 $207 $593
FOOD (Meals for one day) $16 $42 $109
WATER $4.22 $4.22 $4.22
LOCAL TRANSPORT
(taxis, local buses etc.)
$14 $36 $104
INTERCITY TRANSPORTATION
(Travel between cities)
$56 $147 $406
STREET PRETZEL $2.50 $2.50 $2.50
IN N' OUT BURGER COMBO $6 $6 $6
EMPIRE STATE BUILDING
(Entrance Ticket For One)
$38 $38 $38
GRAND CANYON
(Car Entrance Fee)
$35 $35 $35
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
(Car Entrance Fee)
$30 $30 $30
NIAGARA FALLS
(Entrance Fee)
$0 $0 $0
TIPPING GUIDE

Now that we’ve given you a brief indication of your budget, let us provide you with the best-rate travel cash for you to spend on your welldeserved USA holiday!

*This data is derived from the travel budgets of real travellers. The average daily costs are determined from the travel budgets submitted by travellers on forums, relevant accommodation booking websites and historical monument booking sites. Only those costs that fall within a reasonable range of the median are included, eliminating outliers.

— First Eastern FX, your foreign exchange experts

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