Buy Sri Lankan Rupees (LKR​) – Convert AUD to LKR

Want to experience Sri Lanka’s world-renowned hospitality without having to break the bank? Get the best AUD to LKR exchange rates at one of our Crown Currency Exchange stores across Australia today!

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Where to find the best AUD to LKR exchange rates

Worry no more about finding the best AUD to LKR exchange rates. At Crown Currency Exchange, we offer great rates that are tough to beat.

We have a range of convenient locations across the country, so finding a store near you is easy.

3 quick tips to ensure you get the best AUD to LKR rate possible

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1. Avoid currency exchange kiosks at airports

Exchanging currencies at an airport kiosk offers convenience but comes at a cost. Due to low competition and the airport’s captive market, these kiosks typically offer higher AUD to LKR exchange rates than other money changers. This means buying your currency here is not recommended if you want the best value for your money.
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2. Use an exchange that does not charge commission or fees

You can save a great deal of money when you use an exchange that does not charge commissions or fees on your transaction. At Crown Currency Exchange, we do not charge any commission or fees to ensure you’re getting the best deal possible.
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3. Get your foreign currency from a reputable source

There are a number of reputable currency exchange businesses on the market, as well as a few that are not. By choosing Crown Currency Exchange, you can be sure you’re getting a great deal from a reputable and reliable source.

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Working out the best time to buy Sri Lankan rupees with Australian dollars

There’s no definitive answer as to the best time to buy Sri Lankan rupees. However, if you want to get the most out of your money, we invite you to join our ROYAL CUSTOMER LIST.

Joining our ROYAL CUSTOMER LIST gives you access to our exclusive Rate Watch service. Our consultants continuously monitor the market, and they will call you when the rates are in your favour so that you can buy Sri Lankan rupees at the best rate possible!

Which other countries use "Rupees" as currency?

India

Around the 6th century BCE when Indian rupee was first used in ancient India. Ancient India was one of the earliest regions to issue its own currency in the shape of coins, alongside the Chinese wen and the Lydian staters.

Indonesia

In 1946, Indonesia began using the “rupiah” as their currency. The word “rupiah” derives from the Sanskrit word “rupya,” which means “silver.”

Mauritius

The rupee of Mauritius was introduced in 1877, replacing the Indian rupee, the British pound, and the Mauritian dollar.

Nepal

Nepal began using rupees as their currency in 1932, replacing a number of various currencies previously in use.

Pakistan

The Pakistani rupee entered circulation in 1947, following the breakdown of the British Raj. Initially, Pakistan utilised British Indian coins and banknotes with the word “Pakistan” stamped on them. In 1948, new coins and banknotes were released.

Seychelles

The Seychelles rupee was introduced in 1914 and is a closed currency, meaning it may only be used within the country’s borders. If you bring home Seychelles rupees and wish to exchange them for Australian dollars or another currency, you will be unable to do so.

The Maldives

The Maldives, located at the southernmost tip of the Indian subcontinent, adopted the rufiyaa in 1947.

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