I think it’s best if I’m straight with you from the very beginning of this article.
Yes, Westpac Bank is one of Sydney Moving Guide’s main sponsors as you have probably already guessed since there is a Westpac Bank Ad in the sidebar.
No, Westpac Bank is not the only bank that has migrant bank accounts for people immigration to Australia.
And no, the bank accounts I’ve listed here are not the best accounts in Australia with the highest interest rates. To open one of the higher interest accounts you need to be living in Australia.
Once you have moved and are settled into your new life in Sydney, then definitely look into one of those accounts.
We have a high interest UBank Account that we love but that’s not the only bank with high interest savings accounts. A good resources for checking out banks are CANSTAR and Rate City but again, don’t worry about that until you are here.
Australian Bank Accounts for Expats Moving to Australia
I have listed the main banks in Australia that allow you to open your account before arriving in Australia. Check each out and make an educated decision on what bank works best for you.