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Foreign Currency Accounts

Buy, transact, save, and invest in up to 10 different currencies with our range of foreign currency accounts

Find out more about our foreign currency accounts

HSBC Everyday Global Account

  • HSBC’s award winning multi-currency account for everyday transactions, locally, online and overseas
  • Hold up to 10 foreign currencies together with AUD in the same account
  • Make the most of HSBC Real Time Exchange Rates1 to move money between different currencies
  • No overseas ATM2 or transaction fees

HSBC Foreign Currency Bonus Savings Account

  • Save in a choice of 10 different currencies, with easy access to your money
  • Make the most of exchange rate movements as they occur with HSBC Real Time Exchange Rates1
  • Save in foreign currency with no monthly account fee or minimum ongoing balance
  • Monthly Bonus variable interest is applicable to major foreign currency accounts when eligibility criteria is met
  • Enjoy easy access to your money via branch, phone, Mobile or Online Banking

Foreign Currency Term Deposit

  • Save with the certainty of a fixed rate of interest on a range of different foreign currencies
  • Enjoy access to Term Deposits in 9 different currencies
  • Spread your terms from 30 days to 12 months
  • Save with no establishment or ongoing fees


Other fees and charges may apply. See our Personal Banking Booklet (PDF) This advertisement provides general advice only and doesn't take into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Consider the Transaction and Savings Accounts Terms (PDF) and Financial Services Guide (PDF) before acquiring this product, available by calling 1300 308 008, at your local branch or Issued by HSBC Bank Australia Limited ABN 48 006 434 162. AFSL 232595.

1. HSBC Real Time Exchange Rates will apply for transfers between HSBC Australia accounts when using HSBC Mobile and Online banking.

For mobile banking, HSBC Real Time Exchange Rates will apply for all international transfers.

For online banking, HSBC Real Time Exchange Rates will apply for AUD, USD, EUR, GBP, CNY, HKD, CAD, NZD, JPY, CHF, SGD, AED, DKK, MXN, NOK, SAR, SEK, THB and ZAR for international transfers within currency cut-off times.

When the foreign exchange market is closed on weekends (from the US market closing time on Friday to the Asia market opening time on Monday), the HSBC Real Time Exchange Rate will include an additional weekend risk margin to cover any market volatility risk.

The HSBC Real Time Exchange Rate will not apply on currency holidays, on New South Wales holidays, or US public holidays.

For online banking, the HSBC Real Time Exchange Rate will not apply to transfers in currencies not listed above, or to transfers outside of HSBC Australia, entered after currency cut-off times. Instead, the HSBC Daily Exchange Rate which is set and refreshed regularly from 07:00 to 19:00 (excluding weekends and NSW public holidays) will apply.

Future dated or recurring international transfers are not available on HSBC Mobile Banking.

For other future dated or recurring transactions via HSBC Mobile and Online banking, the HSBC Daily Exchange Rate on the future date of the transaction will apply.

HSBC Real Time Exchange Rates will apply for Global Transfers between your HSBC accounts. For transfers in unsupported currencies using Global Transfers, the receiving country's exchange rate will apply and currency cut-off times of the receiving country may also apply. For future dated or recurring transactions using Global Transfers, the exchange rate applicable on the day the transfer is processed will apply.

Foreign exchange transactions are subject to risk associated with exchange rate movements. HSBC accounts should not be used for speculative foreign exchange purposes.

2. Non HSBC branded ATMs and some HSBC Group ATMs may charge an ATM operator fee for withdrawals or balance enquiries at their ATMs.