Travel Money Card

A prepaid multi-currency card that’s convenient, easy to use and secure.

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.

  • 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
  • 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.

Travel Money Card App

Your smartphone app makes it easy to:

  • Top-up your card
  • Check your balance
  • Check recent transactions
  • Find your nearest ATM, wherever you are in the world
  • View current exchange rates
  • Access your account using TouchID/Fingerprint Scanner (on touch-enabled devices)

You can download the Travel Money Card app at;

Download at the App Store. Opens in a new window

Download on Google Play. Opens in a new window

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).

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

Visit your local Post Office branch to pick up a Travel Money Card instantly.


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