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We're here to help you get the foreign currency you need for your trip.

Order your foreign currency online from a brand you can trust

Travelex is the world's largest non-bank supplier of foreign currency, and we’re proud to bring you almost 40 years of experience in currency trading.

With over 45 currencies available from us online, we’re here to help – whether you need to purchase foreign currency for your holiday abroad or if you’re part of a business of any size.

Every day we set the best rates that we can, in order to bring you our very best deals. We check the exchange rates of major banks and high street retailers daily, and adjust our rates according to what we find. This guarantees that we can bring you a highly competitive overall price on your foreign currency.

Order your foreign currency online from a brand you can trust

Find the currency you need

Is it best to buy travel money before your trip?

Buying travel money can seem confusing, but we’re here to help you out. To find out the currency you need for your trip, use our currency converter tool and simply type in your destination.

Although you’ll probably be able to use your credit or debit card abroad, it’s often not really the best idea. You’ll find that your bank will charge you a hefty transaction fee every time that you use your card, and they may even charge you an additional card usage fee each time. What’s more, relying on ATMs abroad may not be your best bet either, as you may find that your card isn’t accepted and you can’t withdraw any money.

Ordering online with us is easy and we have a multitude of delivery options to choose from, including having your order delivered to your home the very next day or collecting from one of our stores across the UK.  

And the best part is: if you manage to find a better overall price elsewhere for your travel money, we’ll refund you the difference as part of our Online Price Promise.

Is it best to buy travel money before your trip?

Should you order cash or card?


If you’re looking for a great deal on your travel money, we can help. Order your currency online for our very best rates and choose between home delivery or store pick up – including from many major airports across the UK.

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Travelex Money Card

If you prefer plastic to cash, we have two options that might just be the ticket.

Our Travelex Money Card is our pre-paid spending card that you can use abroad wherever you see the Mastercard logo. Simply top up with one of 10 currencies on offer and you’re good to go!

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Learn more about the currency you need

With our helpful currency guides, you can learn everything you need to know before you order your currency online. From budget planners to suggestions on the cost of local goods, our currency guides are packed with useful information on the money you need. Check them out below:

Read our great reviews on Trustpilot!

The answer to carrying cash when travelling.

The Travelex 'cash card' is the very best way to hold cash when travelling. It gives you multiple currencies on one card, which is a pre paid 'MasterCard'. You can top up at any time in any currency and use your debit or credit card to do this via an easy to use APP. There are no fees or commissions to do this. Really good !

Ian Graney

Uncomplicated home delivery

Uncomplicated home delivery. Not the very best rate but worth it for ease of use


Simply a good rate and efficient which…

Simply a good rate and efficient which is all you require

Gary Brant

Easy to use website ,competitive…

Easy to use website ,competitive exchange rates

Ian Lupanko

First Class service as always.

First Class service as always. Reasonable rates of exchange, delivered exactly as requested.

Peter Mitchell

Excellent service

Excellent service, very good exchange rate and the staff are lovely. What more do you want!


Good rate

Good rate; good delivery....all good!

Marion Woodward

thanks very much for your service

thanks very much for your service , really appreciated, regard

massimo zei

Great service and good rates

Great service and good rates! Easy to use from airport !

Jason Norton

Excellent rate

Excellent rate, fast efficient service. So easy!


Simple straightforward and very…

Simple straightforward and very convenient

Mr Agnew

Excellent efficient service.

Excellent efficient service. Highly recommended.

Gloria Walsh

Easy to use and we have never had any…

Easy to use and we have never had any problems with this service.

David Trick

Very easy to complete

Very easy to complete

Stanley Fraser

Easier than ever to order travel money

Easier than ever to order travel money. No fuss and several minutes to place order and it's all done, much quicker than before even for a novice like myself!


Travelex is rated 4 stars by Trustpilot based on over 32357 reviews

Frequently asked questions

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  • When will I receive my foreign currency?

    When ordering your currency online you will be able to select the date that you would like to either have your currency delivered to your home/office or when you would like to collect it from one of our stores. The time period between ordering and collecting all other currencies depends on the specific currency ordered and the collection location selected.

    For orders placed between 3pm on Thursday and 3pm on Friday, Royal Mail may deliver your order on the Saturday but this isn’t guaranteed. If you choose Monday delivery, please note that Royal Mail may deliver your order on Saturday.

    A signature will be required upon delivery. All home deliveries of foreign currency banknotes and travellers’ cheques are sent via Royal Mail Special Delivery (unless we advise you otherwise), and can only be sent to your credit or debit card billing address. A valid landline home telephone number is required for home delivery. Please note that if your order includes a Travelex Money Card, this will be delivered separately and normally arrives within 3 to 5 business days.

    Royal Mail Special Delivery is available to almost every UK address. For details and exceptions visit

  • What currency do I need to buy?

    If you’re not sure which currency you need to buy for a particular country, our currency converter tool can help. Simply type in the name of the country you’ll be travelling to and it’ll tell you the currency you’ll need for your trip, as well as the current exchange rate.

    Want to buy currency at the best time? Let us do the hard work for you with our Travel Rate Tracker. We’ll monitor exchange rates and send you an email when they reach the level you’re looking for.

  • I can't find the currency that I need

    If you can’t find the country or currency you’re looking for, get in touch.