Bank Account in Australia
To open a bank account in Australia is extremely simple and it is certainly one of the very first things to do when moving here.
In Australia, ATMs are easy to find anywhere and there are no minimum price to reach in order to pay with credit or debit card. Australian debit cards allow to pay as a credit, working as Visa and MasterCard. However, it can be used as credit card only if the account actually has funds.
The passport is the only document required to open a bank account in Australia, together with an home address where to receive the new debit card.
Nonetheless, there are some aspects to be considered when opening a bank account:
– ATM spread on the territory
– The monthly tax for the account maintenance
– The chance to have a credit card
– The chance to request a travel card with value conversion.
– Functional mobile app
– Customer service quality