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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 rates: Choose from a range of foreign currencies

Heading abroad? It’s time to think about getting your travel money sorted. We offer great exchange rates on a range of foreign currencies.

And if you’re a Nectar member you could make even more savings.

Why Sainsbury’s Bank travel money?

Explore our key features and how you could benefit from ordering foreign currency in-store with us:

  • Better rates for Nectar members*
  • 0% commission on all foreign currencies


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 that’s open.

Not a Nectar member?

No problem. Just download the Nectar app or register at nectar.com.

Any questions?

Take a look at the travel money FAQs.

If you’re wondering about anything that’s not covered here, don’t hesitate to call us on 034 5 355 2463.

Lines are open 8am–10pm, Mon–Fri and 10am–8pm, Sat–Sun. Calls are charged at local rates from landline and mobiles

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 also offer cover for a range of pre-existing medical conditions. And, if you’re thinking about a skiing holiday, you can add our optional winter sports cover on to your policy.

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

Travel Insurance policies

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. We reserve the right to change or cancel this offer without notice.

Find out more

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 on whether you order in store, by phone or online.

Find out more about our currency converter


Convenient Travel Money

Over 50 currencies available in store, 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 in-store 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

Helpful travel tools

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 a range of useful travel tools for your trip abroad.

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 collect Nectar points on your travel money as well.

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 260 convenient Travel Money bureaux. Find out more about our competitive rates and how to buy.

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