Travel Money Card

  • A safe to use pre-paid, reloadable, multi-currency card, that’s not linked to your bank account

  • You can manage your account and freeze your card with our Travel app

  • No charges when you spend abroad**

  • Available with Apple Pay and Google Pay

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What's a Travel Money Card?


  • One prepaid Mastercard® that stores up to 23 currencies. See common questions for currencies

  • It's accepted in 36 million locations in over 200 countries*

  • You can manage it using our Travel app, from top-ups to transfers

  • You can get one via the app, or apply in-branch using a valid passport, UK driving licence or a valid EEA card

  • Our app lets you freeze your card, view your PIN, buy currency and more

  • It's contactless for speedy low-value transactions and is available with Google Pay and Apple Pay

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**No charges when you spend abroad using an available balance of a local currency supported by the card

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Start using your Travel Money Card in simple steps

Our Travel Money Card can be used in shops, restaurants and bars around the world, so there’s no need to carry lots of cash abroad. Use it wherever the Mastercard Acceptance Mark is displayed. Plus, you can move money from one currency to another whenever you like via our app or online.



Order online, via the app or in branch and load any of the 23 currencies on your Travel Money Card.



You'll receive your card within 2-3 days. Activate it by following the instructions in your welcome letter.



Spend in 36 million locations around the world*. It’s contactless to help make safer payments



Use our Travel app to top up, freeze your card, transfer between currencies and be reminded of your PIN - and much more.

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Travel Money Card

The Post Office Travel Money Card is a safe, easy prepaid payment option accepted by shops, restaurants and ATMs globally* – it carries 23 currencies.

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Post Office Travel app

Use our app to order and activate your Travel Money Card, view your balance and top up your card. You can also buy travel insurance and view your policy documents in-app, book your airport parking and much more.

Check out our new wallet-to-wallet feature where you can transfer your leftover currency to a new currency of your choice.

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Order a Travel Money Card

Order online and we'll deliver within 2-3 days

Pick one up in-branch today

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

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Love our travel products? We'd love your votes for them.

If you’ve used Post Office Travel Money, Travel Insurance or both and liked how we did things; your votes could help us win at this year’s British Travel Awards 2022. We’ve been nominated in the Best Travel Insurance Provider and Best Travel Money Provider categories this year. 

Whoever you vote for, you have the chance to win a fantastic holiday worth up to £5,000. Winners will be crowned based on public votes alone. So, if we’ve earned it, please vote for Post Office today. Terms and conditions

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You can contact our call centre 24/7 for any issues you might have

Call us to report your card lost or stolen, or to ask us another question

+44 207 937 0280

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Some tips on holiday savings

Holiday costs report

Compare prices of holiday essentials across a range of popular tourist destinations. See where the prices have changed most over the last year.

City costs report

We've compared 50 European cities for the prices of a short break to see where you can make the biggest savings. You can also get a fair idea of what a representative budget might look like.

Long haul report

If you're going to a far flung destination to see the sights or soak up some sun, browse our long haul report to check prices in advance.

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Common questions