Buy Euros

Provided by Travelex

Order your euros online or by phone and receive them the next day by home delivery. To qualify for next day delivery you need to order online before 2pm, or by phone by 2:30pm, Mon - Thur excluding Bank holidays. You can also collect them next day at any of our instore Travel Money bureaux.

Alternatively, you can order euros direct from any of our instore bureaux. Note that rates may vary between online, phone and instore orders.

Exclusive rates for Nectar card holders

If you’re a Nectar card holder, you can benefit from an exclusive pound to euro exchange rate. Use our currency convertor to see how much more you could get for your pounds.

You can also collect Nectar points with all online, phone and instore orders.

When ordering your euros online simply enter your Nectar card number when asked. Prefer to buy at an instore bureau? If so, show your card when you order. If you don’t already have one, you can apply for a Nectar card now.

Exchanging euros to pounds

For £3.99 Buy Back Plus lets you exchange any unused euros you have left when you return from your trip to pounds at the same rate you paid for them. You have 31 days from the date of purchase to return your unspent currency to us, with 0% commission**.

Sainsbury's Bank Cash Passport™ prepaid MasterCard® currency card

Our cash passport is also available for euros and can be purchased instore and online. Once you're abroad it can be topped up online or by phone. The prepaid card is protected with chip and PIN security and saves you carrying large amounts of cash. It also allows you to withdraw cash from an ATM while you’re away, free of charge.

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.

Countries using the euro

The euro is currently used in the following countries:


Andorra Kosovo
Austria Luxembourg
Belgium Malta
Cyprus Monaco
Estonia Montenegro
Finland Netherlands
France Portugal
Germany San Marino
Greece Slovakia
Ireland Slovenia
Italy Spain
Delivery charges
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 (10am-8pm) plus Bank Holidays (excludes Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day).

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.

Buy Back Plus
**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 Sainsbury's Bank Cash Passport™ prepaid MasterCard® currency card, our 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. We do not buy back foreign currency coins. 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 our 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 this 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. 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. 9. 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. 10. 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.

Cash Passport™
Cash Passport™ card is issued by R. Raphael & Sons plc, pursuant to license by MasterCard International. MasterCard® and the MasterCard® Brand Mark are registered trade marks of MasterCard International Incorporated.

Nectar points
Customers can collect Nectar points on all instore and online purchases of foreign currency, including orders for Sainsbury's Bank Cash Passport™ prepaid MasterCard® currency card and travellers' cheques. Excludes phone orders. 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. To qualify for Nectar points a Nectar card must be presented at the point of purchase instore. For online orders, a Nectar card number must be entered at the time of purchase. Points may take up to 60 days from time of purchase to appear on your account.

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

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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