Travel Money - Exchange Rate

Our travel money service is currently unavailable

Due to the recent Government restrictions our travel money bureaux are temporarily closed.

You cannot order travel money in store, online or by phone.

If you need to return currency or contact us, please call our Customer Service team on 0345 355 2463. Make sure you have your proof of purchase to hand. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day). Calls are charged at local rates from landline and mobiles.

If you want to make a Western Union transfer, at another agent location, please visit wu.com for details.

If you have any questions please visit our FAQs page.



Travel Money Converter

Want to convert Pounds to Dollars or Euros?

Not a problem. Our online exchange rate calculator makes it quick and easy to figure out your travel money. Whether it’s US dollars, euros, Croatian kuna, Thai baht or a different currency you want, it couldn’t be more straightforward to use.

Buy currency with these simple steps


Your holiday spending cash is just a few clicks away.

  1. Select the currency you want to buy.
  2. Enter the amount of money you need, in Pounds.
  3. Our currency converter will automatically update.
  4. To place your order, simply click ‘Buy now’.

Place your order in store


If you want to talk to us face-to-face, pop along to one of our in-store travel money bureaux

Why buy currency from us?

  • Next working day delivery (excludes Highlands and Islands)*
  • Great rates and 0% commission on all foreign currency**
  • Even better exchange rates, as well as points for Nectar members**
  • It’s convenient - you can order online, by phone or in store
  • Don’t waste leftover travel money; we buy back foreign currency

Next working day delivery or collect in store


With online and phone orders, you can have cash delivered straight to your door.

You can also pick up your cash at one of our travel money bureaux at no extra cost.

Prefer to plan ahead?


You can order your currency up to 7 days before you want to collect it.

Sell us your unused travel money


Don’t worry if you’ve come back from your travels with leftover foreign currency.

Bring it into one of our travel money bureaux, and we’ll exchange it back to Pounds for you. We buy back notes in most foreign currencies and denominations that we sell - just check with your bureau when you order. Rates vary from day to day.

Prefer a travel money card?


If you’d rather not travel with cash, a prepaid travel card might work better for you.

You can pre-load (and reload) the Sainsbury’s Bank Multi-currency Cash Passport™ Mastercard® with up to 10 currencies. Then simply use it like a normal bank card abroad, at cashpoints, in shops, and online.

Find out more about our Multi-currency Cash Passport™ Mastercard®

Frequently asked questions

If you’re collecting your money at a Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money bureau, the maximum order value is £4,500 per person, per day.

There’s no minimum order value for store pick.

If you’re getting your money delivered to your home, the maximum order value is £2,500 per person, per day. The minimum order value for home delivery is £100*.

You can choose to collect your order at one of our Travel Money bureaux. We have them at selected Sainsbury’s stores.

Or you can have your money delivered direct to your home address. We can only deliver to the address that’s your registered home address for the card you’re using to pay.

No, we don't charge any administration fees when you order currency.

We don’t charge any extra when you buy foreign currency by card but some card providers may charge a cash advance fee for exchanging currencies. Cash advance fees will not show on your travel money order, but you’ll be able to see it on your card statement.



Related information


We can help with over 50 foreign currencies, including:

  • Australian Dollar
  • Bulgarian Lev
  • Croatian Kuna
  • Euro
  • Polish Zloty
  • Turkish Lira
  • Thai Baht
  • US Dollar

Some of these are available for next working day delivery or collection (excludes Highlands and Islands).*

Terms & conditions

*Next working day home delivery is available on orders placed before 2pm online and 2.30pm by phone Monday to Thursday. Highlands and Islands (including Channel Islands) are not guaranteed next day delivery.

Sainsbury’s Bank Multi-currency Cash Passport 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.