Buy Currency
Home hero arrow

Leftover currency? We’ll take care of it

Visit us in store with your leftover currency and we’ll make sure that you don’t waste any of your travel money.

An easy way to sell your foreign currency

Feeling sad that your holiday is over? Bring some sunshine back into your day by returning your leftover currency to us and exchanging it back into pounds – it feels practically like free money!

If you’re worried about all that extra hassle, don’t be! It really couldn’t be a simpler process to exchange your money back with Travelex, leaving you with more time to ease back into the swing of everyday life.

An easy way to sell your foreign currency

Bring your currency in store

All you need to do is pay a visit to one of our stores to exchange your money in person – we have over 50 stores across the UK to choose from.

Simply visit our store locator to find the store nearest you and, before you head over to us, give the store a quick call to confirm that we do buy back the currency that you want to sell.

Find a nearby store
Bring your currency in store

How to sell your leftover currency after your trip

  1. Gather together all of your leftover foreign notes
  2. Give us a quick call on 0845 8727 627 to confirm that we buy back the currency that you want to sell
  3. Locate your nearest Travelex store – we’re on high streets and in many major airports
  4. Bring your currency into us at your chosen store
  5. Exchange your leftover notes and enjoy a little bit of extra cash back in your pocket

The Travelex Buy Back Guarantee

It’s not always easy to know how much travel money you’ll need to take on your holiday, and you might end up with some leftover after your trip. With our Buy Back Guarantee, we’ll buy back your leftover currency back from you at the same rate that you bought it and without any commission.

Frequently asked questions

Back to top
  • Can I sell my foreign currency to Travelex?

    Yes! In the vast majority of cases, we’ll buy your foreign currency back from you when you visit a Travelex store.

  • Do you purchase all currencies?

    Unfortunately, we're not always able to purchase every possible currency in the world since there are restrictions in place on certain currencies. However, we do accept most major currencies.

    We’re also unable to accept any legacy currencies from the countries now using the euro. If you want to double check which countries are using the euro, visit the European Central Bank.

    If you’re not sure if we accept a currency, please feel free to contact us on 0845 8727 627.

  • Do you purchase coins?

    Generally, we don’t accept coins besides €1 and €2 coins, which our store locations may be willing to accept. Please contact our nearest store directly for more information on this.

  • Do you purchase old or discontinued currency?

    No, unfortunately we aren’t able to purchase any currency that’s no longer in circulation.

Read our great reviews on Trustpilot!


Brilliant

I have never picked up currency in a airport before but I will in future it was so much easier than getting the currency before you go, there was only one other person in front of me.Thanks.

Marie

Good experience

Website was easy to access. Everything I asked for happened when I wanted it to happen.

Alan

I booked some US dollars on line 24 …

I booked some US dollars on line 24 hours before our flight from Heathrow terminal 5. The rate was good and collection of the dollars was quick and easy. the only point I would make is that the rate advertised for 'walk up' customers was over 10% worse so make sure you book your currency online before you go to the airport!

Joseph Butterworth

Honest wonderful customer service …

Honest wonderful customer service experience

carol Bell

Great card

Great card, no fees, generally good exchange rate by comparison with competitors. Wish they didn't make the currency card contactless however - feels risky when traveling abroad.

Lp640versace

No bureau at Gatwick

No bureau at Gatwick. Only issue is that I asked if I could use the buy back at Gatwick and told yes only to find no Travelex bureau anywhere near Gatwick.

Phil Martin

Easy ordering process to follow

Easy ordering process to follow, best exchange rate and really friendly staff :)

Clare

Easy ordering

Easy ordering, easy payment and easy collection.

Catriona Carter

great staff

great staff, swift response, excellent product

Helen Margaret O'brien

Great Savings

I have found the Travelex pre-paid travel card to be the most economical way to carry local currency. No fees for using it, no fees to withdraw cash locally. and a competitive exchange rate make it a must have.

David James Brown

Very simple to use service

Very simple to use service. Pick up cash at the airport, no hassle.

Derek

Always a smooth transaction.

Always a smooth transaction.

David

Geat service as always.

Geat service as always.

Kevin

A good experience

A good experience, but new level of free delivery not made very clear.

dabedwell

The site was easy to use and our money …

The site was easy to use and our money arrived the following day.

Carol S

Travelex is rated 4 stars by Trustpilot based on over 28811 reviews