Travel Money – Exchange Rates
Why buy foreign currency from us?
Planning a trip abroad? You’ll want to get your travel money sorted before you head off.
That’s where we can help. We buy and sell over 50 currencies from around the world, with a range of benefits to take advantage of:
- Better rates for Nectar members, and collect points too*
- 0% commission on all foreign currency
- Order online for collection at an instore bureau
- FREE home delivery on cash orders of £500 or more**
Whether you’re heading for a beach holiday in Phuket, a weekend in Stockholm or a business trip to New York, we’ve got you covered. Take a look at the table below to see all the foreign currencies we buy and sell.
Some of the currencies might not be available from time to time due to changes in the market.
|United States Dollar||USD|
|Cayman Islands Dollar||KYD|
|Costa Rican Colon||CRC|
|Eastern Caribbean Dollar||XCD|
|Hong Kong Dollar||HKD|
|New Zealand Dollar||NZD|
|Papua New Guinea||PGK|
|Peruvian Nuevo Sol||PEN|
|South African Rand||ZAR|
|South Korean Won||KRW|
|Trinidad & Tobago Dollar||TTD|
|United Arab Emirates Dirham||AED|
How much holiday money will I get?
Have a look at our live list of foreign currency exchange rates to see how the pound compares. Or, use our foreign currency converter to see exactly how much holiday money you could get for your pounds online today.Use our currency converter
How to buy foreign currency
You can order foreign currency online and get it delivered to your home or buy directly at an in store travel money bureau.Find a travel money bureau
Prefer a pre-paid foreign currency card?
If you’d rather not carry lots of cash when travelling, the Sainsbury's Bank Multi-currency Cash Passport™ Mastercard® might be a good option for you.
Load it with up to 10 foreign currencies then use it like a normal bank card at ATMs and in shops when you’re abroad. You can top it up any time, online or at one of our in-store bureau.Our travel money card
Leftover holiday cash?
Back from your dream trip with a wallet full of leftover holiday money?
We buy back most foreign currency notes in denominations we sell (buy back rates vary daily). Simply bring it to one of our in store bureaux.
Nectar members get more for their money
You’ll get a better exchange rate, and collect points*, if you tell us your Nectar card number when you order foreign currency.Find out more
Useful travel tools and guides
We’ve got a selection of helpful guides, covering everything from flying with kids to keeping your money safe abroad.Travel guides and tools
Unsure about something? Have a look at our FAQ section, where you can read our answers to the most common travel money questions.See our FAQs
*Nectar members receive better exchange rates on single purchase transactions of all available foreign currencies. Excludes travel money card home delivery orders and online reloads. Exchange rates may vary depending on whether you buy in store or online.
Nectar points can be collected on foreign currency purchases made in store and online. Excludes travel money card home delivery orders and online reloads. 10 Nectar points will be awarded on each full £100 of foreign currency purchased in store and 5 points will be awarded on each full £100 of currency ordered online. Purchases under £100 will receive 10 points if made in store or 5 points if ordered online. We’ll add the points to your Nectar account within 60 days of your transaction.
You need to tell us your Nectar card number at the time of your transaction. Sainsbury's Supermarkets Ltd award the points from this offer. No cash alternative is available. We reserve the right to change or cancel this offer without notice.
**You can order currency for a secure home delivery by 1pm on the day of your choice by Royal Mail (Mon- Sat). For next day delivery your order needs to be confirmed before 2pm (Mon- Fri). Please note that whilst Royal Mail make every effort to delivery on schedule, we cannot guarantee this as it is beyond our control. Highlands and Islands (including Channel Islands) are not guaranteed next day delivery. Delivery is free on all cash orders £500 or more (£4.99 for orders between £100 and £499.99). The minimum order for home delivery is £100. The delivery day quoted is dependent on the order day being a working day; if one of those days is a public holiday then additional day(s) will be added accordingly. All home delivery orders are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery, unless we advise you otherwise, to your billing address, and a signature will be required upon delivery. A valid telephone number is required for home delivery.
Sainsbury's Bank Multi-currency Cash Passport™ Mastercard® is issued by PrePay Technologies Limited pursuant to license by Mastercard International. PrePay Technologies Limited is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (FRN: 900010) for the issuing of electronic money and payment instruments. Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.