Travel Money

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Overview

Why choose Sainsbury's Travel Money?

  • Great exchange rates on all foreign currency - choose from cash, travellers' cheques or Sainsbury's Bank Cash Passport™ prepaid MasterCard® currency card
  • Collect your online or phone order from any of our 153 Travel Money bureaux, or buy instore^
  • Next day home delivery for online and phone orders if you order by 2pm Mon-Thurs (2.30pm by phone). Excludes Bank Holidays. Delivery is free on orders of £500 or more - charges apply to smaller orders.**
  • Collect Nectar points on every instore bureau, phone and online order***
  • Sainsbury's Bank Cash Passport™ prepaid MasterCard® currency card for added security and free ATM withdrawals abroad. Available in Euros, US Dollars and five other currencies. Order instore or online. You can also request an extra card when you collect at any of our travel money bureaux † Find out more.
  • Order by phone on 0845 301 2724. Lines open Mon-Fri (8am-10pm); Sat-Sun & Bank holidays (10am-8pm). Bank Holidays may vary, please call for details.*
^Orders collected at instore bureaux - Euros & US Dollars can be collected next day, other currencies in 3 days. A £1.99 administration fee applies to all online orders under £100 collected instore. By phone - call 0845 30 12 724 for home delivery on orders over £100. Lines are open Mon-Fri (8am-10pm) and Sat-Sun & Bank Holidays (10am-8pm). Bank Holidays may vary, please call for details.

†Some ATM operators may charge a withdrawal fee or set their own withdrawal limits. However the Cash Passport™ issuer will not charge you a withdrawal fee on ATM transactions. Please check with the relevant ATM operator before you complete your withdrawal. Any charge will be shown on the ATM screen as you transact. Cash Passport™ card is issued by R. Raphael & Sons plc, pursuant to licence by MasterCard International. MasterCard® and the MasterCard® Brand Mark are registered trade marks of MasterCard International Incorporated.

**Delivery charge of £4.75 applies on minimum orders of £100 - £299.99; £2.35 on orders of £300 - £499.99; and free delivery on orders of £500 or more.

***Nectar points may take up to 60 days to appear on your account. Customers can collect Nectar points on all instore, phone and online purchases of foreign currency, including orders for Sainsbury's Bank Cash Passport™ prepaid MasterCard® currency card and travellers' cheques. The number of Nectar points collected is based on the value of the currency transaction: 5 points are collected for transactions between £0 and £249.99; 10 points for transactions between £250 and £499.99; 20 points for transactions between £500 and £799.99 and 50 points for transactions of £800 or more. A Nectar card must be presented at the time of purchase instore, or a Nectar card number quoted online or by phone at the time of purchase. The Nectar loyalty programme is operated independently of Sainsbury's Bank by Aimia Coalition Loyalty UK Ltd; and the collection and use of points is governed by the Nectar Collector Rules, set out in the registration pack and available at www.nectar.com. Sainsbury's Bank reserves the right to alter, cancel or withdraw this offer without prior notice.

Sainsbury's Travel Money online and instore is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited, registered number 4621879. Sainsbury's Travel Money ordered by telephone is provided by Travelex Currency Services Limited, registered number 03797356. Registered office for both companies: 65 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TD.

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Great exchange rates on foreign currency

Sainsbury's Travel Money offers you a great exchange rate on foreign currencies. Use our travel money calculator to convert your sterling into foreign currency.
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Over 50 currencies

We have over 50 currencies available to help you prepare for your trip abroad. Convert your money into cash, Cash Passport™ prepaid currency card or travellers' cheques.

Quick and reliable money transfers

If you need to make a money transfer and you need to do it fast, we can offer you a convenient and reliable service through Western Union™. Available at all Sainsbury's Travel Money bureaux.

Sell us your unspent currency - Buy Back Plus

Buy Back Plus means that when you return from holiday, you can exchange your unused foreign currency at the same rate you paid for it. Buy Back Plus can only be purchased at the same time as you buy your currency. You have 31 days from the date of purchase to exchange your unspent currency at this guaranteed rate. A fee of £3.99 applies on each item purchased. Terms and conditions apply.†

Sainsbury's Travel Money online and instore is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited, registered number 4621879. Sainsbury's Travel Money ordered by telephone is provided by Travelex Currency Services Limited, registered number 03797356. Registered office for both companies: 65 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TD.

†Buy Back Plus Terms & Conditions - 1. Buy Back Plus is only available for purchase on foreign currency bank notes or travellers’ cheques from Sainsbury’s Travel Money bureaux. Buy Back Plus is not available with the purchase of Cash Passport™ prepaid currency cards, the home delivery service or telephone orders. 2. A £3.99 fee for Buy Back Plus will be applied to each item and each foreign currency in your order. Example: if you buy Euros as cash and Euros as travellers’ cheques, you will be charged a fee of £3.99 on each item, making the total due £7.98. If you also buy US Dollars as cash or travellers’ cheques, a third fee of £3.99 would apply making the total due £11.97. Should you decide not to purchase Buy Back Plus for your entire order, your purchase will be divided into separate transactions. 3. Foreign currency coins are not accepted. 4. You must return your unused foreign currency bank notes or travellers’ cheques within 31 days of the original transaction. 5. Any benefit to customers from Buy Back Plus is dependent on the difference between our sell rate at the time the currency is bought and the normal buy back rate at the time the currency is returned. 6. Buy Back Plus is non-transferable. You must bring your original receipt and the completed Buy Back Plus leaflet with you when you return your foreign currency. 7. The maximum value that can be returned cannot exceed the original amount purchased, (the maximum transaction value on Buy Back Plus is £5,000 instore, £2,500 online). 8. Buy Back Plus transactions will not be repaid to a credit/debit card. Buy Back Plus will only be paid back in Sterling cash irrespective of whether the original order transaction was paid using a credit/debit card. 9. If your transaction is eligible for Nectar points, these points will be awarded on the net value of your order (i.e. the total Sterling value of the original transaction less the total Sterling value of the Buy Back Plus transaction). All points will be processed after the 31 day Buy Back Plus time limit has expired. 10. Buy Back Plus is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited. Registered Office: 65 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TD. Registered in England and Wales under number 4621879. 11. Travelex reserves the right to change the terms of or withdraw Buy Back Plus at any time and with immediate effect, without liability to you.

Tools & guides

Tools, guides and resources

A range of tools and guides to help with your travel and holiday needs.

Keeping your money safe abroad (PDF - 980KB) - A guide to ways to spend abroad including details on using cash, currency cards (or cash passports) and credit cards while you're away, how to keep them safe and what to do if you lose them.

Guide to solo travel (PDF 786KB) - A practical guide to safe travelling.

Foreign currencies - If you're not sure what currency you need, check our list of countries and their associated currencies.

Guide to Air Passenger Duty (PDF 444KB) - A guide to APD, what it is, who it applies to, and how it affects you. 

Sainsbury's Travel Money online and instore is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited, registered number 4621879. Sainsbury's Travel Money ordered by telephone is provided by Travelex Currency Services Limited, registered number 03797356. Registered office for both companies: 65 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TD.

For questions

Call 0845 301 2724*

Lines are open: Mon - Fri 8am-10pm, Sat - Sun 10am-8pm

*Telephone calls may be recorded for security purposes and monitored under our quality control procedures.

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