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Best travel currency cards

Fast becoming a safe and easy way to carry your money on vacation, here we take a look at a few of the different travel currency cards out there.

Why use a prepaid currency card on vacation?


If you’re headed off on vacation, a prepaid card is a brilliant option for carrying your foreign currency with ease.

Not only will you avoid having to carry a lot of foreign bank notes on you, but it’ll also be much easier to keep track of how much you’re spending on your trip!

What travel credit cards are available, and what are their benefits?

With so many travel credit cards out there, as well as specialist foreign currency cards, it can sometimes be hard to find the best one to suit your travel needs. Here we’ve put together our very own guide for you, taking a look at a selection of cash passports on the market right now.

Each card has its own perks, so read on and let us help you to choose the right travel card for you.

What travel credit cards are available, and what are their benefits?

Prepaid currency cards

  • Load up to 6 currencies on one card
  • Use wherever you see the MasterCard logo
  • No links to your bank account
  • Locked in exchange rates
  • Free backup card
  • Online budget management
  • No international ATM fees*
U.S. Bank Visa TravelMoney Card®
  • No links to your bank account
  • Use wherever Visa is accepted
  • Withdraw money in U.S. Banks and Visa ATMs around the world

Travel credit cards

Capital One Quicksilver
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • No annual card fees
  • 1.5% cashback
  • $100 cash bonus if you spend at least $500 in the first 3 months
Barclaycard Arrival
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • No annual card fees
  • 2 miles per $1 spent on travel and dining, 1 point per $1 spent everywhere else
  • 20,000 bonus miles when you spend at least $1000 in the first 3 months

Travel debit cards

Schwab Bank High Yield Investor Checking Account
  • No ATM fees
  • No foreign transaction fees and all third party ATM fees refunded
  • No monthly fees

Card information for prepaid currency cards, travel debit cards, and travel credit cards found on respective cards’ websites.

*Travelex does not charge a ATM withdrawal fee, however some merchants or cash machine operators may charge a fee or set their own transaction limits. Please confirm whether any fees or limits apply before making a withdrawal.

Travelex Cash Passport - The savvy way to travel abroad

Travelex Cash Passport - The savvy way to travel abroad

The Travelex Cash Passport is a prepaid card that can be loaded with up to 6 different currencies. Our Cash Passport is accepted anywhere you see the MasterCard® logo. Order a card online today, and load it with the currency you need!