Travel Money Card

A prepaid multi-currency card that lets you load up to 13 different currencies. Get your card today and you’ll also get 25% off Travel Insurance.*

Post Office Travel Money Card and smart phone app

Travel Money Card is the safe, hassle-free payment option accepted by shops, restaurants and bars around the world.

Order online now or pick up at your local Post Office branch and get 25% off Travel Insurance.*

  • One prepaid Mastercard® card that stores up to 13 currencies
  • Mobile app lets you top-up, check your balance and view recent transactions
  • Online servicing account for topping up or for moving money between currencies
  • Contactless-enabled for even quicker low-value purchases
  • Accepted in 36 million locations in over 200 countries
  • Available in branch, simply bring a valid UK passport or driving license
  • Contact our UK call centre 24/7 for lost or stolen card replacement services

More benefits and currencies

  • Withdraw cash from over two million ATMs worldwide
  • Chip & PIN and contactless-enabled
  • Separate from your bank account to reduce the risk of identity theft
  • Get your free card and load between £50 and £5,000 (subject to passing an address verification check)
  • We’ll block lost or stolen cards and send a new one to your home or holiday address
  • Withdraw cash over the counter from any Post Office branch on your return

One prepaid Mastercard card for 13 currencies:

Euro (EUR)
US Dollar (USD)
Australian Dollar (AUD)
Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Croatian Kuna (HRK)
New Zealand Dollar (NZD)
Polish Zloty (PLN)
Pound Sterling (GBP)
South African Rand (ZAR)
Swiss Franc (CHF)
Thai Baht (THB)
Turkish Lira (TRY)
UAE Dirham (AED)

Using and managing your card

Travel Money Cards in a fan formation

Whether you're on a city break, a beach escape or a business trip.

See how easy it is to get the most from your Travel Money Card in this short video.

Activating your card

You’ll need to activate your new Travel Money Card to begin enjoying the benefits.

You’ll find details of how to do this on the letter provided with your card.

Spending your money

Load any of the 13 currencies on your Travel Money Card. Then use it at any of the 36 million shops, restaurants and bars around the world that welcome Mastercard. 

You can also withdraw cash from ATMs and make online transactions (fees apply).

When you return from your holiday you can spend your money in the UK in the same way or withdraw it over the counter in any Post Office branch. Cash withdrawal fees and limits apply.

Hint - When spending overseas, always choose to spend in local currency (sometimes called without conversion) to avoid unnecessary charges and exchange rates being applied.

Post Office Travel app

Your smartphone app makes it easy to:

  • Top up to 13 currencies on to your Travel Money Card from anywhere in the world
  • View your recent transactions
  • Check your balance
  • Purchase Post Office Travel Insurance
  • View and download your Post Office Travel Insurance policies
  • Find your nearest ATM and Post Office branch

You can download the Post Office Travel app at;

Download at the App Store. Opens in a new window

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How to order your card

Choose from two easy ways to order your Travel Money Card.

Order online

Apply online and we’ll deliver a card with your name on it within four to six days.

Order your Travel Money Card

Pick up in branch

If you’re travelling sooner, or you’d prefer to apply in person, just visit your local Post Office branch to pick up a Travel Money Card instantly. You must be a UK resident over the age of 18 and you’ll need to bring your passport or UK driving licence.

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Top-up limits, fees and rates

Select a currency

Orange Travel Money Card Plus user?

Travel Money Card Plus was replaced by the new multi-currency Travel Money Card on 7th March 2017. Keep enjoying the benefits of Travel Money Card Plus until the expiry date printed on the front of your orange card or until you’ve received and activated one of our new Travel Money Cards.

Travel Money Card Plus customers

You can keep up to date with your Travel Money Card Plus fees, limits and terms and conditions

Expired card?

If your card has expired and you have not been issued a new card the easiest option for you is to login to your online account and order a new card. Activating this new card will move over any balance you have on your old card.

Login to your Travel Money Card Plus account

Terms and conditions

Find out more information by reading the Post Office Travel Money Card's terms and conditions

Travel Money Card is an electronic money product issued by First Rate Exchange Services Ltd pursuant to licence by Mastercard International.

First Rate Exchange Services Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales with number 4287490 whose registered office is Great West House, Great West Road, Brentford, TW8 9DF (Financial Services Register No 900412). Mastercard is a registered trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.

Post Office and the Post Office logo are registered trademarks of Post Office Limited.

Post Office Limited is registered in England and Wale. Registered number 2154540. Registered office: Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street, London EC2Y 9AQ.

These details can be checked on the Financial Services Register by visiting the Financial Conduct Authority website and searching by Firm Reference Number (FRN).

*25% off Travel Insurance terms and conditions

25% off Annual Multi-Trip or Single-Trip Travel Insurance when you buy Travel Money

  1. The Promoter is Post Office Money, registered office Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street, London, EC2Y 9AQ.

  2. Participation in this promotion is deemed acceptance of these terms and conditions.

  3. This offer is available to customers who purchase Post Office Travel Money (Post Office Travel Money is the purchase of foreign currency, Post Office branded Travel Money Cards or Travellers Cheques) in a Post Office branch or online at between 11 June 2018 and 30 September 2018.

  4. This offer entitles the purchaser of Post Office Travel Money to a 25% discount when purchasing a new Single Trip Travel Insurance policy or a new Annual Multi-Trip Travel Insurance policy (Travel Insurance) online, in a Post Office Branch or over the phone between 11 June 2018 until 30 September 2018.

    Please visit or call 0330 123 3690 * (Lines are open 8am - 8pm Monday – Friday, 9am - 5pm on Saturdays and 10am - 5pm on Sundays.

    *Calls to 03 numbers will cost no more than calling a standard geographic number starting with 01 or 02 from your fixed line or mobile and may be included in your call package dependent on your service provider. Calls may be monitored or recorded for training and compliance purposes.

  5. To be eligible for the offer customers must:

        - Purchase a minimum of £50 Travel Money in a single transaction, either in cash currency or on a Post Office Money Travel Money Card, in a Post Office branch; or
       - Load a minimum of £50 onto a new or existing Post Office Travel Money Card, in a single transaction, online from; or
        - Purchase a minimum of £400 in cash currency, in a single transaction, online from

  6. After purchasing Travel Money in a Post Office Branch, customers will be provided with a voucher containing a promotional code which can be redeemed by requesting a Travel Insurance quote online from or over the phone by calling 0330 123 3690 or in a Post Office branch.

  7. After purchasing Travel Money or loading a Travel Money card online, customers will be sent an email containing an online promotional code which can be redeemed by requesting a Travel Insurance quote online from or over the phone by calling 0330 123 3690 or in a Post Office branch.

  8. This offer shall only be applied to Travel Insurance purchased either in a Post Office branch, online or over the phone from 11 June 2018 to 30 September 2018, if customers have a valid voucher or email containing the promotional code.

  9. The Travel Insurance policy you buy does not have to be in your name and can have other people covered by the policy.

  10. Discount applies to the full premium payable including any additional premium payable for any pre-existing medical conditions or additional cover added for winter sports, cruise cover, golf cover or business cover. If a customer wishes to include a pre-existing medical condition they will need to call the contact centre on 0330 123 3690 and may incur an additional premium. The discount will also be applied to any such additional premium.

  11. The offer is not available to customers renewing an existing Annual Multi-Trip Travel Insurance policy.

  12. Age restrictions apply to the Travel Insurance policies and are based upon the product selected (full terms and conditions are set out in the Travel Insurance policy wording).

  13. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer. The offer is not transferable or exchangeable and cannot be redeemed for cash .

  14. If you decide to cancel your Travel Insurance policy within the first 14 days of taking it out for a Single Trip policy or before the start date of an Annual Multi-Trip policy, the refund will be the actual premium amount (inclusive of the discount) paid.

  15. The Post Office reserves the right to withdraw, amend, substitute or cancel this promotion and terms and conditions at any time.

  16. Policy benefits and features may vary between insurance policies and are subject to underwriting criteria.

Get your card – and get packing

Order now

Apply online and we’ll deliver your card within four to six days.

Pick up in branch today

Pick up a Travel Money Card instantly at your local Post Office. Bring your passport or a UK driving licence as ID.


Travel Money Card support

Travel Money Card (blue)

+44 344 335 0109

+44 344 335 0109

Travel Money Card Plus (orange)

+44 344 809 4564

+44 344 809 4564