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Discover how to make the most of your international money transfers when you OFX it.

What to consider when doing business overseas

What Are The Key Considerations When Doing Business Overseas?

Whether you’re an importer making overseas payments to your supplier or an exporter with your sights set on overseas expansion, it’s important to manage your currency risk exposure. Here are some of our top considerations. 

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Managing your exposure to currency risk

Your Business Makes Global Payments, But Have You Managed Your Exposure To Currency Risk?

In Australia today, there is a significant increase in international import/export, and a growing global marketplace is the main reason for this. As such, there has never been a greater need for fast, secure and low-cost FX payments. 

How do you know if your business needs to manage its currency risk?

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What are the key considerations when investing in foreign property?

What Are The Key Considerations When Investing In Foreign Property?

The Aussie dollar has recently made a significant comeback against the US dollar. This change could make it easier for Australians to buy property overseas, but with increased opportunity comes risk and exposure to currency markets. Whether you’re interested in a retirement patch, a holiday home or a lucrative investment, you’ll want to avoid spending more money than necessary during the settlement and as you continue to maintain it.

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Buying a property overseas - How to budget

Planning Ahead When Buying A Property Abroad – How to Budget

How to budget to buy a property abroad and save money on holiday homes and investments with currency conversions.

Buying a home in a foreign country is both a major investment and an exciting opportunity, but sometimes the scale of the project can feel a little daunting. The key to successfully investing in foreign land or housing is knowing How to Budget.

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You spoke, We listened

Since we launched our OFX brand and website in December, we’ve had a ton of positive response, but some of you have gone the extra mile and offered your feedback on what we could make even better. Put simply: you spoke, and we listened. 

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How Brexit can affect your international money transfers

Whether you’ve seen it on the news or witnessed its dramatic effects on our live Market Rates page, the European Union referendum has taken centre stage in recent months.

Follow us as we break down Brexit and its effects on British expats in Australia, plus the options available to our customers during these unpredictable times, Read more


Buying property overseas

Overseas Property – What Are My Options?

We’ve all dreamed about buying a house abroad, whether it be a holiday home, retirement patch or a tidy investment. But making this dream a reality can become a nightmare when sifting through all the rules and regulations around foreign property purchase. When townhouses, apartments, condominiums, and bungalows – all available to varying degrees around the world – meet leaseholds, cross-leases and joint tenancies that vary both in title and function, things can get a little confusing. 
 
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Congratulations to our March Winners

Congratulations to our March Winners

We are excited to announce the winners of the OFX March 2016 Promotion offering 10 lucky customers the chance to win 1 of 10 $1,000 cash prizes by simply making an international payment of AUD5,000.00 (or equivalent) in March 2016.

Click here for the full list of winners


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A New Us, Thanks To You

You might remember that at the end of last year we made a New Year’s resolution. Taking our experience and expertise as one of the world’s foremost foreign exchange services, we stepped into 2016 as the new and improved OFX.

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Win 1 of 10 $1000 cash prizes

The Magic Month of March: 10 Chances To Win $1,000

We’re giving 10 lucky customers the chance to win $1000 in cash when they transfer money with us throughout the month of March. Got some money that needs sending? Transfer now for your chance to win!

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Happy Chinese New Year

Send money overseas at rates worth celebrating this Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year is nearly here, meaning much of Asia will shut down in celebration of the year of the monkey. In 2016, Chinese New Year falls on 8th February – but much of mainland China will be closed for up to two weeks for festivities. If you have upcoming transfers to make, now’s the time to act.

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Bye-bye OzForex… Say hello to OFX!

We'd like to introduce OFX, the new name for OzForex. We're rolling out a new brand and a new website – we hope you enjoy using it.

So what else is new? Well, not much! We’ll still be delivering the same excellent service using the best-in-class payments platform we've been developing over the past 17 years. The only difference is that now we'll no longer be known as OzForex.

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