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Travel money - buy currency online

Competitive travel money rates

The build-up to a holiday can be exhausting. Don't worry, it's quick to order your travel money online and you can pop in and pick it up in store, along with any last minute holiday essentials. We also deliver straight to your door if that's more convenient.

Please note that exchange rates may vary whether buying in store, online or via phone.

  • Choose from cash, Travellers Cheques - or a mixture of both
  • Minimum order £50. Maximum order £2500
  • Free Click & Collect at over 200 in-store travel money bureaux
  • Home delivery - spend £500 or more online and home delivery is free

I want to buy:

Order your Cash

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Order your Travellers Cheques

Check our online live rates

Check our exchange rates to see live rates for all the currencies we offer.

Get your travel money when and how it suits you

What do we sell?

We sell a wide range of foreign currency notes and American Express Travellers Cheques.

What we sellCurrencies available
Foreign currency notesA wide range of currencies, including Euros and US Dollars, available to buy online
American Express Travellers ChequesSterling, US Dollars, Canadian Dollars and Australian Dollars

Please note:

  • Exchange rates may vary whether buying in store, online or via phone.
  • When you buy online using a credit card, we may charge extra, depending on the card you're using. If you have a Tesco Bank personal credit card or use any debit card you won't be charged any transaction fees.

Remember to check our fees and charges before buying. See fees and charges information

When you get back, we'll buy your travel money back

Turn your unspent holiday money into pounds with Tesco Bank.

Just pop into one of our in-store travel money bureaux when you get back to the UK and we'll buy back your unwanted money, in all the currencies we sell in most banknote values (this includes Travellers Cheques and the Cash Passport™ too).

It doesn't matter where you bought your money, we'll still buy it back.

Click & Collect

Free Click & Collect

Get your travel money delivered for free to your chosen Tesco Travel Money bureau. We have over 200 in-store travel money bureaux, all are open 7 days a week and most are open late on weekdays. Perfect for when there aren't enough hours in the day!

When will I be able to collect my money?

You can select a collection date up to 14 days in advance. Your order confirmation will be emailed to you and will confirm your exact collection date. The table below shows the earliest time your money will be ready to collect.

CurrencyOrder placed before 2pmOrder placed after 2pm
Euros and US DollarsCollect from 2pm the following dayCollect from 2pm two days later
Other currenciesCollect from 2pm three days laterCollect from 2pm four days later

We ask that you collect your money within four days of your chosen collection date. Orders not collected in this timeframe will be returned and the value of the transaction automatically refunded onto the payment card, minus an administration charge of £10.

What you'll need when you come to collect your money

Because we take customer security so seriously, travel money must be collected by the person who placed the order. You must also bring the following items when you come to pick up your travel money:

  • A valid photo ID (UK Photographic Driving Licence, Passport or EU ID card)
  • Your order reference number
  • The card you used to place your order

Home delivery

The convenience of home delivery

When you buy online, you can choose to have your money delivered direct to your door. That means you don't need to do anything - except be in to sign for it!

We send all travel money orders by secure Royal Mail Special Delivery.

How much does home delivery cost?

When you spend £500 or more, home delivery is free.

For orders less than £500, you pay £3.95 for delivery.

When will my money arrive?

You can select a delivery date up to 14 days in advance. We will email your order confirmation and will confirm your exact delivery date. The table below shows the earliest time your money can be delivered.

Order confirmedOrder delivered
Before 2pm, Monday to ThursdayNext working day before 1pm
After 2pm, Monday to WednesdayTwo working days later before 1pm
After 2pm on Thursday and before 2pm on FridaySaturday or Monday before 1pm (we can't guarantee Saturday deliveries)
After 2pm on Friday and any time on Saturday and SundayTuesday before 1pm

The timings given here apply to all the currencies we have available.

Please be aware that Bank Holidays and Public Holidays will affect delivery times.

Buy your travel money at the same time as doing the weekly shop

With over 200 in-store bureaux across the country, you can check rates and buy your foreign currency, Multi-currency Cash Passport™ or Travellers Cheques at the same time as doing your weekly shop.

Contact us

If you've got a problem or query on your order, get in touch with us. We're here to help.

Make sure you're protected on your travels

Relax and have fun on your holiday. Our travel insurance offers you peace of mind so that you can relax and enjoy being away.

Important information

Key product information

Tesco Travel Money is provided by Travelex

Tesco Travel Money ordered online or by telephone is provided by Travelex Currency Services Limited. Registered no. 03797356. Registered office: 4th floor, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG.

Tesco Travel Money ordered in store is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited. Registered no. 04621879. Registered office: 4th floor, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG.

All American Express Travellers Cheques are issued by American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc., a New York corporation. For any information please contact: American Express Services Europe Limited. Registered Office: Belgrave House, 76 Buckingham Palace Road, London, SW1W 9AX, United Kingdom. Registered in England and Wales with number 1833139.

Multi-currency Cash Passport™ is issued by R. Raphael & Sons plc, pursuant to license by MasterCard International Inc. MasterCard® is registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated. R. Raphael & Sons plc is a UK bank authorised by the Prudential Regulatory Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulatory Authority (registration number 161302) and is permitted to issue e-money. Head office and registered office at 19/21 Shaftesbury Ave, London, W1D 7ED, company registration number 01288938.

Tesco Bank Travel Insurance is provided by Ageas Insurance Limited.

Fees and charges

Home delivery charges

When you spend £500 or more online, home delivery is free.

For online orders less than £500, you pay £3.95 for delivery.

Buying foreign currency online using a credit or debit card

We won't apply any charges if you use a debit card or your personal Tesco Bank credit card to buy your travel money.

We charge extra when you pay with certain credit cards and the table below shows these rates. However, please note that, regardless of your credit or debit card type, your card provider may apply fees related to currency transactions (eg. cash advance or other fees) so please check with them before you buy.

Credit and debit cardsFee for online travel money purchases
All debit cardsNo fee
Tesco Bank personal credit cardsNo fee
Tesco Bank business credit cards1.5% card handling fee (min £4, max £15)
Visa credit cardsNo fee
MasterCard credit cards1.5% card handling fee (min £4, max £15)

American Express Travellers Cheques

  • 0% commission on foreign currency Travellers Cheques
  • 1.25% commission (min £2.50) applied on Sterling Travellers Cheques