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'My bank must travel with me. That's why I choose Citibank.'

Moving to Australia or heading overseas? Take advantage of Citibank’s global banking network.

You'll find Citibank in more than 160 countries around the world. Whether you're travelling, relocating or investing globally, our overseas banking team can help make your money work for you, wherever you are.

 

Moving to Australia

 

Making your move simpler.

Whether you are moving to Australia to study or work, or moving for investment purposes, Citibank is your local bank.

If you are a Citibank customer in your home country, we can even set up your Australian bank account before you leave home. It's just one small way we can help you with your big move to Australia.

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    Moving to study

    If you're moving to Australia to study, we can help you get organised.

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    Relocating to work

    Do you have a Skilled Migrant or a Working Holiday Maker visa? We can help you prepare for your transition.

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    Investing in Australia

    Learn more about the Significant Investor Visa, and how you can invest with Citibank.

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    A global network

    With over 20,000 ATMs and 4,000 branches in 42 countries, you'll find a Citibank near you. There's 3,000 Citibank and partner ATMs across Australia.

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    Citigold advantage

    Your Citigold status is recognised worldwide, and you may also be entitled to additional benefits when relocating.

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Moving Overseas

 

Because you live and work abroad, so do we.

At Citi, we understand the unique requirements that come with living and working abroad. We're here to make your life easier, with a dedicated Global Support team, a global network and online resources that afford you both flexibility and security.

If you need to send money to your family, friends or business associates overseas, use our simple and free Citibank Global Transfer1 service. And it's easy to keep track of your Citibank accounts in multiple countries with our Global View of Accounts2.

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    Global Transfers

    Citibank Global Transfers2 is a convenient and economical way to stay in touch with your money. Send funds from your Citibank checking, savings or money market account to Citibank accounts in multiple countries, day or night.

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    Global View of Accounts

    Citibank allows you to take a Global View of Accounts1 where you can see an overview of your Citibank account balances in other locations around the world on a single page.

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    Citigold advantage

    Your Citigold status is recognised worldwide. You may also be entitled to additional benefits when relocating.

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Travelling overseas

 

Your passport to global banking.

The world is a big place full of exciting adventures. At Citibank, we want to help you enjoy every minute of your travels. 

Take advantage of Citibank's global presence by tapping into our international support services, including our branch and ATM network. 

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    Before you leave home

    For your convenience, you no longer need to contact Citibank to advise us of your travel plans. In the event any of your transactions are detected as irregular activity, we will endeavour to contact you as soon as possible via text or voice call using the mobile number we have on file to discuss the situation.

    There are inherent risks to using your card overseas such as card theft and skimming, to protect your account security, we will temporarily suspend your account if you are not contactable and your account will remain blocked until we have contacted you. To minimise any inconvenience, it is important that you ensure we have your correct mobile number that you will be using whilst overseas. You can update your mobile number by logging onto Citibank Online, click Services > My Profile > Personal Information > View / Update details.

     

    Lost or stolen cards

    If your card is lost or stolen, please contact us as soon as possible, at any time, via our international customer service number +61 2 8225 0615.

    One of our Customer Service Officers will review your recent transactions, block your account to stop any fraudulent activity and organise to issue you with a new card.

    Emergency cash

    If you ever misplace your wallet or get caught in a bind while travelling, you may be able to access your money at a Citibank branch.

    Please note that withdrawal limits and transaction fees vary based on the country you are visiting and that Citibank locations may not be in all countries visited.

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    Citibank World Privileges

    Citibank credit or debit cards in select countries can save you money at many popular restaurants, stores, tourist destinations and more. In fact, worldwide there are currently more than 5,000 special offers available in the following categories: 

    • Dining
    • Shopping
    • Spa & Health
    • Sports
    • Travel
    • Other

     

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    Protecting your card

    Citibank takes the security of your account seriously and we constantly monitor for any unusual activity on your account.

    In the event your card is not working or if you encounter any other card usage issues , you can contact us at citibank.com.au/contactus.

    Citigold advantage

    If you have or open a Citigold account, you may also enjoy additional benefits when travelling. An example is access to International SOS, the world's leading provider of medical assistance. If you ever need medical help whilst abroad, ISOS provides your guaranteed peace of mind.

    Benefits do vary by country, please contact your local Citibank location for more information.

     

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    Tourist information

    Citibank has teamed up with Lonely Planet to give you an insider's view on some of the world's most intriguing hotels, museums, retail shops, spas, historic sites and more.

    You can access:

    • Customised City Guides for some of the most exciting cities in the world. Guides include travel tips like local customs, etiquette and hot spots.
    • Points of interest across 50 of the world's most dynamic cities.

     

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    Using Citi Mobile overseas

    The Citi Mobile app allows you to generate an offline One-Time PIN for use when banking on Citibank Online, anywhere in the world.

    This feature is free to use internationally as no network coverage or internet connection is required to generate an offline One-Time PIN. Learn more at citibank.com.au/otp.

    Mastercard Traveller Rewards

    Receive exclusive offers and cashback on travel or shopping purchases when paying with your Citi debit card at participating overseas retailers1.

 

Investing globally

 

The global investor.

As a global investor, you deserve a financial institution that operates on a global scale. If you invest over AU$250,000 with Citibank, you will quality for Citigold status. 

Citigold opens a world of opportunity in terms of quality investment opportunities, specialised advice centered around your own personal goals, and a host of extra privileges and benefits. 

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    Foreign currency accounts

    Citibank offers tailored solutions through currency experts who can advise you on how to locally hold, send and receive foreign currency.

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    Managed funds

    Managed funds provide one of the most effective ways of achieving your long-term investment goals through professional investment management.

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    Structured products

    Used as an alternative to a direct investment, structured products give investors the opportunity to potentially profit from market conditions.

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    Wholesale investors

    Citibank's Wholesale Investor Service (WIS) is our platform that connects you to global and local investment opportunities.

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    Term Deposits

    Earn high interest and guaranteed returns. Invest in foreign or local currency, at a term of your choosing.

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Australians living overseas

 

Living and working abroad.

At Citi, we understand the unique requirements that come with living and working abroad. We're here to make your life easier, with a dedicated Global Support team, a global network and online resources that afford you both flexibility and security.

If you need to send money to your family, friends or business associates overseas, use our simple and free Citibank Global Transfer1 service. And it's easy to keep track of your Citibank accounts in multiple countries with our Global View of Accounts2.

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    Global transfers

    Citibank Global Transfers1 is a convenient and economical way to stay in touch with your money. Send funds from your Citibank checking, savings or money market account to Citibank accounts in multiple countries. Please note, this service is available between eligible Citibank accounts in select countries.

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    Multi currency accounts

    If you're relocating permanently, take advantage of Citibank's global network to invest in, diversify or hold a wide range of currencies. Citibank offers multi currency accounts, competitive rates and your choice of fixed term or at call accounts.

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    Global View of Accounts

    Citibank offers tailored solutions through currency experts who can advise you on how to locally hold, send and receive foreign currency.

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Managing my global accounts

 

Discover Citibank's Global View of Accounts.

'I can manage my accounts in multiple countries, anytime, anywhere. It's easy to view my balances and make transfers with Citibank's Global View of Accounts'.

Take advantage of instant transfers1 between your Citibank accounts and manage them easily with our Global View of Accounts2.

As a global citizen, you may be required to send money to family and friends around the world. As a Citibank customer, you can use Citibank Online to make simple and secure transfers.

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    Global View of Accounts

    Citibank provides you with access to Global View of Accounts2 where you can see an overview of your Citibank account balances in other locations on a single page. This service is available between eligible Citibank accounts in select countries.

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    Citibank Global Transfers

    The most convenient and economical way to transfer funds across countries is with Citibank Global Transfers1. Send funds from your Citibank accounts to your family or friends' Citibank accounts in other countries instantly.

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    Wire Transfers

    Transfer funds to more than 7,000 banks almost anywhere around the world, from any Citibank branch or via Citibank Online. Transfer fees apply.

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Important information:

Terms and conditions apply and are available on request.

  1. Applies to Citibank accounts with online access only. Global View of Accounts is a service offered to Citibank customers via Citibank Online. Through Global View of Accounts, a Citibank customer's internet banking home page will provide a summarised view of all Citibank accounts in each participating country. To perform further transactions, click on the link of the bank account you wish to transact on, and sign in using your log in details for that country.
    Subject to local regulations, transfers will normally reach the destination account almost immediately after being effected, but in some cases (depending on the availability of processing facilities at the destination) may take a maximum of 24 hours.
  2. If your account has a limited number of fee-free withdrawals, the standard $2 excess withdrawal fee will apply when you exceed your limit. There are unlimited fee free withdrawals from Citibank Plus accounts. Free international transfers available from Citibank Australia accounts to select Citibank accounts in over 25 countries worldwide using Citibank Global Transfers. Daily transfer limit applies. Funds are converted to the destination account currency at the exchange rate specified to you on Citibank Online before you confirm your transaction. This exchange rate includes a commission for the conversion service. When sending a Citibank Global Transfer to Australia, the overseas Citibank may charge a transfer fee. Please check with the local Citibank you are transferring from before sending. Citibank Global Transfers are available from all Australian Dollar accounts with access to Citibank Online, excluding Term Deposits and Citibank Online Saver. Global Transfers to Citibank Colombia are not instantaneous due to local regulations.
    If that country is not noted as "view only", and sign in using your log in details for that country.

Details of fees, charges, dispute resolution and terms & conditions are available by calling 13 24 84 or at citibank.com.au. Any advice is general advice only. It was prepared without taking into account your objectives, financial situation or needs. Before acting on this advice you should consider if its appropriate for your particular circumstances. Citigroup Pty Limited ABN 88 004 325 080 AFSL 238098 ("Citibank").

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