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Travel money - buy currency online

Three-day travel money online rate sale now on!

Our three-day travel money online rate sale for all currencies finishes at 8.30am on 25 August 2017.

The promotional rate applies to online purchases only. Exchange rates may vary depending on whether you buy online, via phone or in store. See additional terms and conditions below

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 over 50 currencies
  • Minimum order £50. Maximum order £2500
  • Free Click & Collect at over 300 in-store Travel Money Bureaux and selected Customer Service Desks
  • Home delivery - spend £500 or more online and home delivery is free

Order your cash

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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 (Travellers Cheques are only available from our in-store Travel Money bureaux).

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. Only available from our in-store Travel Money Bureaux.

Please note:

  • Exchange rates may vary during the day and will vary when 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 or Customer Service Desk. We have 300 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?

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 3pm the following dayCollect from 3pm two days later
Other currenciesCollect from 3pm three days laterCollect from 3pm 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?

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 300 in-store Travel Money 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 Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation 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 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 Credit CardsNo fee
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

Rate sale terms and conditions

  • The promotional rate is calculated by reducing our retail margin on the date of purchase so that it is lower than our average retail margin between 24/07/2017 and 21/08/2017. (The retail margin is the difference between the rate we buy currency at and the rate we sell to you at.)
  • Due to constant market and currency fluctuations, the rates during the rate sale cannot be compared to another day's rates.
  • Other fees such as delivery and/or card handling fees may apply. Please see the 'fees and charges' section for more information.