Prepaid Cards Details Page

To apply for this prepaid card

Go to the Travelex website

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The basics

  • Card issuer: R. Raphael & Sons plc
  • Card type: MasterCard
  • Exchange rate: 1.1066 (This exchange rate was last updated on 22.01.18)
  • The card is valid for 60 months

Account features

Great for
Lock in exchange rates in advance for up to 10 currencies, the rate shown above is GBP-EURO
No international ATM fees
Contactless payments
But be aware that
Usage in a country in a different currency to what is loaded on the card results in a 5.75% foreign exchange conversion fee
Although Travelex do not charge ATM fees, some operators may charge their own fee or set their own limits. Check the ATM before using
There is a monthly inactivity fee of £2 per month, should the card become dormant for 12 months

Benefits

• Load several different currencies on to one card (EUR, USD, AUD, NZD, CAD, ZAR, TRY, CHF, AED & GBP)
• Chip and PIN protected
• Ability to budget, prior to travelling
• 24/7 Global Assistance if your card is lost, stolen or damaged
• Withdraw cash from cash machines worldwide
• Additional back up card available for you to access the same funds (in case your main card is damaged, lost or stolen)
• My Account online management is also available by a smartphone app
• Contactless payments
• Merchant offers
• Free Wifi access globally provided by Boingo hotspots
• Top up on the go using the Travelex mobile app

Online account management
24 hour service
No fee on foreign transactions -
Accepted online
Sort code & account number included -

Card

Card application fee Free
Monthly service fee Free
Annual service fee -
Card replacement fee Free
Card cancellation fee Free
Dormancy fee There is a £2 per month fee if you don't use your card for 12 months

Card fee notes: 

Additional card fees:


Withdrawing cash over counter at bank: GB£4.00, EU€4.70, US$6.20, AU$6.00, CA$6.40, NZ$8.00, ZAR50, TRY14.50, CHF6, AED25


Cashing out balance over the telephone: GB£6.00


Shortfall fee (if card balance goes into negative): GB£10

Reload Options

Cash Debit Card Credit Card
Internet - Free 1.50%
Phone - Free 1.50%

Reload notes: 

Reloads into GBP£ wallet incur a 2% fee. You can reload at Travelex UK stores, online, over the phone or by bank transfer. You can also reload using the Travelex Money app available for iOS and Android.

Transaction Fees

Foreign transaction Fee 5.75%
Purchase fee Free
Internet Purchase fee Free

Transaction fee notes: 

All loads and reloads direct into the nine currency wallets are free (foreign exchange rate applies).
However loads and reloads direct to the GBP£ wallet incur a 2% fee.
When spending at merchants - FREE

 

ATM Withdrawal Fees

ATM withdrawal fee (UK) £1.50
ATM withdrawal fee (International) Free

Notes: 

Some cash machine operators may charge their own fee.

Eligibility

  • Minimum age: 18 Years
  • You may be asked for evidence of who you are and your address. You may be asked for documentary evidence to prove this and/or checks may be carried out on you electronically

To apply for this prepaid card

Go to the Travelex website

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You are advised to check the lenders Terms & Conditions for information relating to interest rates, fees and charges.

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