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Foreign currency

You can bank on us to provide great rates on travel money

Beach items imageIf you're going on holiday this summer and need to exchange your cash for travel money, we can help.

Don’t wait until you get to the airport

smile offers a travel money service, exclusively for our current account customers. We provide great rates on your travel money across 80 different currencies, with no commission fees and a free buy back offer if you return from holiday with spending money left.

Ordering your travel money is easy
You can order a maximum of £2,500 or exchange your currency in your local Co-operative Bank or Britannia branch and what’s more, you can do this fee-free, debiting the cash straight from your bank account – it’s that quick and easy.

Or, If you prefer, you can also order travel money over the phone and get it delivered straight to your door. Delivery is free for orders over £500, with a £5 charge for orders under this amount. Just call us on 03457 212 212^.

If you use your debit card to purchase foreign currency or travellers cheques in the UK we will not charge you a cash fee.

Using your card abroad
Taking your credit or debit card on holiday can be a convenient and safe alternative to carrying cash. It's not as expensive as you might think - have a look at our charges and rates.

The Co-operative Bank p.l.c. is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (No.121885). The Co-operative Bank, Platform, smile and Britannia are trading names of The Co-operative Bank p.l.c., P.O. Box 101, 1 Balloon Street, Manchester M60 4EP. Registered in England and Wales No. 990937. Credit facilities are provided by The Co-operative Bank p.l.c. and are subject to status and our lending policy. The Bank reserves the right to decline any application for an account or credit facility. The Co-operative Bank p.l.c. is a member of the Council of Mortgage Lenders and subscribes to the Lending Code which is monitored by the Lending Standards Board.