Currensea - Card Overview

Currensea prepaid euro currency card star rating

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.

The Basics

  • Online account management

  • 24 hour service

  • No fee on foreign transactions

  • You must have a UK high street bank account Accepted online

One-Off Costs

  • CARD COST

    Free
  • ADDITIONAL CARD COST

    Free

Usage Fees

  • TRANSACTION FEE IN UK

    Free
  • TRANSACTION FEE IN EUROPE

    Free
  • REPLACEMENT CARD

    Free

Limits

MINIMUM SINGLE LOAD

Free

MAXIMUM SINGLE LOAD

Free

MAXIMUM BALANCE

Free

How do the euro prepaid currency cards work?

The Prepaid euro currency card allow you to add money to your euro card before travel (loading the card) and then when abroad in the Eurozone you can use the card as you would with a normal debit or credit card to buy goods and services and also to withdraw money. The key difference is that once the funds have been used you will need to top-up the card before continuing to use it.

Can I lock in the Euro exchange rate when I buy a prepaid card?

Yes, you can lock in the euro 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 Euro Currency 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