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Travel Money Guides

Travel money – tools & guides

Guides for travelling safe and using money abroad

Whether you’re sunning it up on a beach or skiing down a snowy mountain, all holidays require some planning. Wherever you’re going you’ll want to save money with the best foreign exchange rates and find the best way to pay abroad. And of course, you want to make sure you stay safe while exploring the world. We have a range of travel tools and guides to get you started.

Our travel money tools

Find a travel money bureau

Visit one of our bureaux to buy and sell foreign currency

Online currency converter

Find out how much your pounds convert into your chosen currency

Nectar member benefits

If you’re a Nectar member, you can enjoy better exchange rates on every order*

Guides for travelling abroad

Our handy travel guides will provide you with top tips when travelling abroad.

Holiday planning

Holiday planning

Getting ready to book your trip? Find out how to plan for the travel adventure of your dreams

Keeping your money safe

Keeping your money safe

Handy tips on how to look after money and the best way to pay for things abroad

Flying with children

Flying with children

Take a look at our guide for tips on planning a stress-free flight when travelling with little ones

Solo travel

Solo travel

Going alone? Our complete guide is full of useful tips to make the most of your trip and help you stay safe

Flight disruption

Flight disruption

Here’s all you need to know about dealing with cancelled or delayed flights

 Loss of important documents abroad

Loss of important documents abroad

Read what steps to take if your passport is stolen or lost when abroad

Choose from over 50 foreign currencies

These are just some of the currencies available with Sainsbury's Bank. Explore our dedicated currency pages to find out more.



Check today's exchange rate for Euros and buy online

US Dollar

US Dollar - USD

Check today's exchange rate for US Dollars and buy online

Turkish Lira

Turkish Lira - TRK

Check today’s exchange rate for Turkish Lira and buy online

United Arab Emirates

United Arab Emirates Dirham - AED

Check today's exchange rate for Dirham and buy online

Thai Baht

Thai Baht - THB

Check today's exchange rate for Thai Baht and buy online

Canadian Dollar

Canadian Dollar - CAD

Check today's exchange rate for Canadian Dollars and buy online

Travel Money Card™

Planning on visiting multiple countries? With a Sainsbury's Bank Travel Money Card™ Mastercard® you can load up to 15 currencies on one card.

Got a question?

Take a look at the travel money FAQs.

Terms and conditions

*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 instore, online or by phone. You need to tell us your Nectar card number at the time of your transaction. 

Sainsbury's Bank Travel Money Card™ 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.