Buy US Dollars


With our online service, you can order US Dollars online before 2pm for next day home delivery. This service is available Monday to Thursday (excluding Bank Holidays). Home delivery is free on all orders of £500 or more (a delivery charge of £5 applies for minimum orders of £100-£499.99)

By telephone

You can also order US Dollars by phone. Call 0845 301 2724 to order before 2.30pm for next day home delivery. This service is available Monday to Thursday (excluding Bank Holidays). Home delivery is free on all orders of £500 or more (a delivery charge of £5 applies for minimum orders of £100-£499.99)

Our phone lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day). Telephone calls may be recorded for security purposes and monitored under our quality control procedures. Calls will be charged at 2 pence per minute plus your normal access charge.


If you’ve ordered your US Dollars online or by telephone and wish to collect your travel money instore, you can do so the next day at any of our Travel Money bureaux.

Alternatively, you can order US Dollars direct from any of our instore travel money bureaux.

Note that rates may vary between online, phone and instore orders and that valid photo ID is required for all credit and debit card transactions when picking up your currency. You will also need to bring the card that you used to pay for your transaction. An administration fee of £1.99 applies to orders under £100 collected instore.

Better rates for Nectar card holders†

In addition to collecting points, Nectar cardholders can also receive a better rate on foreign currency purchases. Better rates apply across all available currencies when you buy online or over the phone. If you buy at the bureau, Nectar cardholder rates are only available on Euros and US Dollars. Exchange rates may vary depending if you buy online, by phone or instore.

A Nectar card must be presented at the time of purchase. If you don’t already have one, you can apply for a Nectar card now.

Countries using the US Dollar

The US Dollar is currently widely accepted around the world, including in the countries below, but be sure to check before you buy or order.

United States of America Vietnam
British Virgin Islands Cambodia
Ecuador Nicaragua
Panama Belize
†Sainsbury’s Bank reserves the right to alter, cancel or withdraw these offers without prior notice. Nectar points may take up to 60 days to appear on your account. Customers can collect Nectar points on all instore, phone & online purchases of foreign currency. The number of Nectar points collected is based on the value of the currency transaction: 5 points 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.

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

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