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Free home delivery when you order foreign currency

When you're abroad, you often need the flexibility of cash – so we offer a foreign currency service, with free home delivery in the UK.

What you get

  • Order foreign currency and travellers cheques and get free home delivery in the UK
  • On your return from holiday, we'll make life easier for you by purchasing your unused travel money in selected branches 1
  • There is no commission when you purchase foreign currency travellers cheques but there is a commission charge of 1.5% (minimum £1.50) when you buy sterling travellers cheques 2
If I order When will I receive?
  Home delivery Branch pick-up
Before 3pm Monday to Thursday Next working day 3 by 1pm Next working day 3 after 1pm
After 3pm Monday to Thursday Second working day 3 by 1pm Second working day 3 after 1pm
Before 3pm Friday Saturday or Monday by 1pm (Saturday deliveries are not guaranteed) Monday after 1pm
After 3pm Friday and anytime Saturday or Sunday Tuesday by 1pm Tuesday after 1pm

How to order:

To order foreign currency and travellers cheques, call us on 0845 600 8090 4

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Important information
1. Minimum denominations apply to some currencies and coins cannot be exchanged. The exchange rate at which we buy back is different from the exchange rate at which we sell. Please ask in branch for availability of this service and for daily buy and sell exchange rates.
2. Some banks in other countries may charge commission for cashing travellers cheques.
3. Working day means Monday to Friday excluding Bank and public holidays (and for the avoidance of doubt there are no deliveries on a Sunday or public holidays).
4. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am -8pm, Saturdays 9am-5pm and Sundays 10am-4pm. Closed Bank Holidays. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor or record phone calls. Call charges
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