pre-paid currency cards

How to find the best currency deals

Monday, 17 February 2014 | Article

It's second nature us to shop around for the top hotels, cheapest flights and most competitive insurance before we jet off on holiday but finding the best deals when it comes to foreign currency can be a particular headache....

Don't let your holiday end in disaster

Thursday, 23 May 2013 | Article

The summer holidays are fast approaching.

Banks to scrap some currency fees

Tuesday, 20 December 2011 | News

Banks and credit companies have agreed to scrap some fees for holidaymakers buying foreign currency, following pressure from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT).

Control your Christmas spending with a pre-paid card

Tuesday, 06 December 2011 | Article

Christmas time: 'tis the season of goodwill and merrymaking, and as a result many of us find ourselves splashing out far more than we intended.

Ryanair launches its own prepaid MasterCard

Thursday, 15 September 2011 | News

Pre-paid MasterCard holders will have to pay admin fees when booking tickets online with Ryanair.

How to keep one step ahead of exchange rates

Thursday, 14 June 2012 | Article

We all know we shouldn't do it, but somehow it always happens. Minutes before your flight leaves, you're at the Travelex in Heathrow airport, hurriedly changing your sterling into euros and getting very little back.

Millions lost exchanging money at airports

Tuesday, 19 July 2011 | News

Holidaymakers are wasting almost £22 million a year buying currency at the last minute at airports, a study shows.

Six steps to getting a currency card

Friday, 06 May 2011 | Article

1. Pre-paid debit cards

Banks slammed for extortionate foreign transaction fees

Tuesday, 03 August 2010 | News

Banks are hitting holidaymakers with an ‘extortionate’ charge of almost 5% for withdrawing money abroad by using a confusing double-fee policy on debit cards. 

Five travel money scams to avoid

Tuesday, 10 August 2010 | News

We all know getting our holiday money sorted as early as possible is a good idea. But if you find yourself having to do some last-minute currency conversion, be sure to avoid these scams.