Travel Money Card

  • Prepaid re-loadable multi-currency card
  • Convenient, easy to use and secure
  • Top up and track your spend with the Post Office Travel app
Post Office Travel Money Card and smart phone app

Travel Money Card

Get your card and download the app for 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.

  • 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
Free* Lonely Planet e-book

Free* Lonely Planet e-Book

When you order a Travel Money Card online

*T&Cs, minimum spend apply.

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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

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

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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 Wales. 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).

Lonely Planet Offer

  • To qualify for this offer, the customer must have ordered a Post Office Travel Money Card (minimum top-up of £50) via Post Office online between 19th November 2018 and 31st December 2018.
  • This offer entitles qualifying customers to an e-code which is redeemable against one Lonely Planet eBook via the dedicated Lonely Planet’s online shop. E-code is not valid with any other retailers.
  • E-code is available for use on orders originating in the United Kingdom only.
  • Only one e-code is available per Travel Money Card ordered.
  • This offer cannot be combined with any other offers.
  • E-code is only valid for a single use.
  • E-code is not redeemable for cash.
  • E-code is only available for use on e-Books and cannot be used on any other Lonely Planet product.
  • E-code is only available for use on e-Books up to a value of £25. E-codes are accessible for 30 days following receipt of email. Once accessed, the e-code can be accessed for a further 45 days only.
  • All information contained in these terms are correct at the commencement of the promotion but are subject to change without notice.
  • The promoter and any associated partners will not be liable for any loss or damage incurred as a result of any interaction between the customer and Lonely Planet or its associated partners. All matters including, but not limited to, delivery of good and services, returns and warranties are solely and strictly between the customer and the promoter.
  • The promoter and its agents reserve the right to offer a substitute unique code of equal or greater value.
  • Offer supplied by The Marketing Lounge Partnership, The Cow Shed, Walnut Tree Farm, Lower Stretton, Cheshire, WA4 4PG.

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