Travel Money

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Key features

  • Great exchange rates and 0% commission on all foreign currency. Rates may vary depending if you order instore, by phone or online
  • Collect your online or phone order from over 230 Travel Money bureaux, or buy instore^
  • Sainsbury's Bank Multi-currency Cash Passport MasterCard® available at all bureaux
  • Next day home delivery for online and phone orders if you order by 2pm Mon-Thurs (2.30pm by phone). Excludes Bank Holidays.
  • Free delivery on orders of £500 or more - a £5 charge applies to orders between £100 and £500
  • Collect Nectar points on every instore bureau, phone and online order**
  • Order by phone on 0845 301 2724*

^Orders collected at instore bureaux - Euros & US Dollars can be collected next day, other currencies in 3 days. A £1.99 administration fee applies to all online orders under £100 collected instore.

*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. Lines open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day).

**Nectar points may take up to 60 days to appear on your account. Customers can collect Nectar points on all instore, phone and online purchases of foreign currency. 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. A Nectar card must be presented at the time of purchase instore, or a Nectar card number quoted online or by phone at the time of purchase. 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.

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Great exchange rates on foreign currency

Sainsbury's Bank Travel Money offers you a great exchange rate on foreign currencies. Use our travel money calculator to convert your sterling into foreign currency. Rates may vary depending if you order instore, by phone or online.

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Convenient Travel Money

Over 50 currencies available instore, online and over the phone.

Change leftover holiday money into spending money

Don’t leave your unspent holiday money lying around. You can bring it back to one of our instore bureaux and exchange it for pounds at a great rate. We buy back most notes in foreign currencies and denominations we sell. Buy back rates vary daily.

Tools & Guides

Tools, guides and resources

Getting ready for a trip abroad? Planning the journey is half the fun. From reading travel guides and mapping out the sights, to figuring out currency and what to pack. It’s all part of the experience.

Planning ahead and making sure you’re prepared when you set off could also save you time, money and hassle. To help you get started, we have published a range of guides with lots of practical tips and information

Keeping your money safe abroad (PDF - 980KB) - Travelling across borders usually means carrying your passport, as well as foreign currencies. We’ve got some handy tips for you, on how to look after your money, cards and valuable items while away. And what to do if something is lost or stolen.

Guide to travelling solo (PDF 786KB) - Heading out to see the world on your own can be an amazing adventure. For many, it’s the ideal way to travel, meet new friends, learn languages and experience different cultures. If you’re thinking about it, our guide could help you plan ahead for safer travelling.

Travel money and foreign currencies - Want foreign cash to bring on your holiday? We have over 50 foreign currencies on offer - all with 0% commission. And you can earn Nectar points on your travel money as well.

Guide to flying with children (PDF 1186KB) - A family holiday can be an exciting highlight of the year; not least for young travellers. Flying with children does usually take a little bit of extra preparation, though. Our guide covers everything from bag allowances and hand luggage essentials, to keeping your children entertained on the journey.

Online currency converter - Use our online exchange rate calculator to work out how much foreign currency you’ll get for your holiday spending money. Check rates and place your order in just a few, simple steps.

Exchange Pounds to Euros - If you’re going abroad and want to buy some Euros for your trip, we offer competitive rates and 0% commission. This page gives you more details on our exchange rates, as well as how easy it is to order.

Exchange Pounds to US Dollars - Heading to the USA? You can buy US Dollars from us online, by phone, or in one of over 230 convenient Travel Money bureaux. Find out more about our competitive rates and how to buy.

Even better deals for Nectar card holders - Did you know that you can get even better exchange rates on foreign currency, and collect points, with your Nectar card? Use it when you place your order to get more for your money.

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