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Foreign currency

Be prepared for your travels by ordering your foreign currency with us, whether you’re planning a city break in Europe or travelling long haul in search of the sun. You just need a Barclays debit card or a Barclaycard 1 to pay for your order.

  • We can deliver your travel money free to your home in the UK, or you can collect it from one of our branches
  • Just get a quote for the currency you need, and you can then buy it online
  • We can buy back selected unused travel money in our branches  2

What you need to know

  • You can order up to £5,000 per person in a 90-day period, with a maximum from that amount for home delivery of £2,500 to a single residential address 3. The minimum order is £50
  • If you don’t want to buy online, or you want to buy travellers cheques, you can order on 0345 072 2222 4 or at any Barclays branch
If I order When will I receive?
  Home delivery Branch collection
Before 2pm Monday to Thursday Next working day 5 by 1pm Next working day 5 after 1pm
After 2pm Monday to Thursday Second working day 5 by 1pm Second working day 5 after 1pm
Before 2pm Friday Saturday or Monday by 1pm (Saturday deliveries are not guaranteed) Monday after 1pm
After 2pm Friday and anytime Saturday or Sunday Tuesday by 1pm Tuesday after 1pm


Missed the online deadline? You can still get delivery or collection at these times if you order by phone before 3pm – call 0345 072 2222.

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Barclays Travel Insurance

Choose from annual, multi-trip or single-trip travel insurance and get 20% online discount. Tailor your insurance to your needs with extras like winter sports and golfing cover.

Annual Multi-trip Travel Insurance

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Important information
1. If you pay with your Barclaycard, you may be charged a Cash Fee – please check your Barclaycard terms and conditions for details.
2. If you have any foreign currency left over at the end of your holiday, we will buy it back at 0% commission at any branch, subject to the following conditions.  Only current issue bank notes that are in a saleable condition will be bought back. We may cease buying back certain currencies at any time and without notice. Barclays do not buy back certain denominations or any coins – please check with your branch before you travel.
3. £2,500 is the maximum amount that can be ordered and delivered to an individual residential address in a 90-day period.
4. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am-10pm, Saturdays 9am-8pm and Sundays and bank holidays 10am-8pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor or record phone calls. Call charges
5. Working day means Monday to Friday excluding bank and public holidays. There are no deliveries on Sundays or public holidays.