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Travel Money - Exchange Rate

Our travel money service is currently unavailable

Due to current travel disruption, and so that we can focus on serving food and other essential items in our busy stores all of our in-store travel money bureaux are now closed.

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

If you need to return currency, please call our Customer Service team on 0345 355 2463^. Make sure you have your proof of purchase to hand.

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

If you have any questions visit our FAQs page.

We’re sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.


Key features

  • 0% commission on all foreign currency
  • Buy your currency in store from any of our travel money bureaux
  • Sainsbury's Bank Multi-currency Cash Passport™ Mastercard® is available to order online for home delivery

Terms & conditions

^Telephone calls may be recorded for security purposes and monitored under our quality control procedures. Calls are charged at local rates from landline and mobiles. Lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (except Christmas Day).

Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated. Sainsbury’s Bank Multi-currency Cash Passport TM is issued by Wirecard Card Solutions Limited. Registered Office: 3rd Floor, Grainger Chambers, 3-5 Hood Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 6JQ. Registered in England No. 07875693. Authorised and regulated in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority to issue e-money (Firm Reference Number: 900051).

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

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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.

Getting Married Abroad - Your wedding day is one you'll remember forever. Tying the knot abroad can make it even more special and save you some money.

Pricing up a year abroad - Get clued up on a year abroad as part of your studies so you can make the most of your time out there. It's a life-changing opportunity and a popular choice with UK students.

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