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Travel Money – Exchange Rate

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Please note, exchange rates will vary depending on whether you buy in store, online or by phone. ^Available on selected currencies only. See list.

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Please note, exchange rates will vary depending on whether you buy in store, online or by phone. ^Available on selected currencies only. See list.

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Travel Money & Exchange Rates

Travel money rates: Choose from over 50 foreign currencies

Heading abroad? It’s time to think about getting your travel money sorted. We offer great exchange rates and 0% commission on a range of foreign currencies. From Euro and US Dollar to Swedish Krona and Japanese Yen, we can help you with currencies from all over the world.

And if you’re a Nectar member you could make even more savings. Have a look at all the currencies we sell.

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No problem. Just download the Nectar app or register at

Why Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money?

We offer convenient home delivery, in-store collection and Travel Money Card options, as well as better rates for Nectar members.

Travel Money Card

The world’s your oyster. You can choose from the Euro, United States Dollar, UAE Dirham, Australian Dollar, Canadian Dollar, Swiss Franc, Turkish Lira, New Zealand Dollar, South African Rand along with the Great British pound.

Choose up to 10 currencies at any one time. When you use your travel money card abroad, it will automatically pick up where you are and know which currency to use.

And as soon as you load money onto your prepaid travel money card, you’ll get a fixed exchange rate for the currency, or currencies loaded. So you know exactly how much you’ll have to spend even if rates change while you’re away.


  • Order for pick up instore - including next day on Euro and US dollar (order before 5pm)
  • Free Home Delivery on orders over £500**
  • Better rates for Nectar members*



  • Nectar members enjoy better rates*
  • Buy currency from one of our bureaux in Sainsbury’s stores across the UK
  • Over 50 foreign currencies available
  • Open 7 days a week


Travel Money Card

  • Load up to 10 currencies via the app, online or in-store
  • Safe & secure contactless payments
  • Free ATM withdrawals
  • Get a fixed rate any time you load, or move money between currencies


Exchange rates calculator

Want to see how much foreign currency you could get? Use our travel money calculator to convert your sterling into foreign currency. But bear in mind that rates may vary depending on whether you order in store, online or by phone.

Choose your currency

Wherever your adventure takes you, sort your travel money before you go. Check out our dedicated currency pages for the full benefits of buying with Sainsbury’s Bank:


Check today's exchange rate for Euros and buy online

US Dollar - USD

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

Turkish Lira - TRK

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

United Arab Emirates Dirham - AED

Check today's exchange rate for Dirham and buy online

Thai Baht - THB

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

Canadian Dollar - CAD

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

More travel money help and rewards

Western Union

You can send an international money transfer in-store with Western Union Money Transfer® services

Nectar member benefits

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

Useful travel tools & guides

We have a range of travel tools and guides full of tips to help get you holiday ready

We buy foreign currency too

Worried about wasting leftover holiday money? We’ll turn your spare travel cash into pounds when you get home.

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.

Have questions?

Take a look at the Travel Money FAQs.

Need travel insurance?

Are you covered for your trip abroad? If not, we’ve got travel insurance for single and multiple trips, as well as longer travel adventures. We offer cover for a wide range of pre-existing medical conditions, and have loads of optional extras including winter sports cover that you can add on to your policy if you’re planning to hit the slopes.

Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Insurance is underwritten by Great Lakes Insurance SE.

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 in store, online or by phone.©
You need to tell us your Nectar card number at the time of your transaction. 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 1.30pm (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.