Currensea - Card Overview
The Currensea Card is new travel money card that connects directly to your high street bank account: no top-ups, no pre-pay. Works with all leading high street banks. You don't need an app or access to WiFi to operate the card. Supports all currencies.
Online account management
24 hour service
No fee on foreign transactions
You must have a UK high street bank account Accepted online
ADDITIONAL CARD COSTFree
TRANSACTION FEE IN UKFree
TRANSACTION FEE IN EUROPEFree
MINIMUM SINGLE LOADFree
MAXIMUM SINGLE LOADFree
How do Prepaid Currency Cards work?
Prepaid currency cards allow you to add money to the cards before travel (loading the card) and then when abroad use them as you would with a normal debit or credit card to buy goods and services and also to withdraw money, once the funds have been used you will need to top-up the card before continuing to use it.
Can I lock in the US Dollar exchange rate when I buy a prepaid card?
Yes, you can lock the US Dollar rate in when loading the card.
How long does the currency card application process typically take?
Most applications take a few days to process and then your card is sent to you.
Will I get charged to use an overseas ATM?
Mostly not, but this depends on the supplier, you can check this by pressing “more details” underneath each card we compare.
Where can I use the US Dollar travel Card?
Anywhere that accepts Visa or Mastercard
Is there a minimum age limit?
Yes, to apply for the currency card you will need to be at least 18 years old.
Are there any credit checks?
No, as the currency is paid for in advance and you can’t go “overdrawn” there are no credit checks performed