Post Office Travel Money
The Post Office™ offers competitive exchange rates on a large selection of foreign currencies and American Express Travellers Cheques, and they don’t charge any commission, except on Sterling American Express Travellers Cheques.
You can order your foreign currency and American Express Travellers Cheques online then collect and pay for your order at over 1700 Post Office™ branches nationwide.
How do I use the Post Office online ordering facility?
Use the Post Office online service to order foreign currency notes and American Express Travellers Cheques for collection at one of over 1700 'on demand' Bureau de Change Post Office™ branches. First enter the required amount, provide your details and collection date (up to 14 days in advance), and then choose the most convenient Post Office branch for collection. If you don’t know what currency you need for your travels, you can find out by using the Post Office currency by country service. If you want to sell foreign currency notes or travellers cheques, use this online service to find out what you will receive and locate your nearest ‘on demand’ Post Office™ branch.
How do I obtain my currency or American Express Travellers Cheques?
You can collect your foreign currency notes and/or and American Express Travellers Cheques at any one of over 1700 ‘on demand’ Post Office™ branches. Don't forget to bring your chosen payment method when you collect your order. If you’re paying by credit or debit card you must also bring a valid passport or driving licence. Personal cheques are only accepted with a cheque guarantee card.
How much foreign currency can I order?
The maximum amount of foreign currency notes you can order is £3,000 if you order online and £500 if you order over the phone. The maximum amount of American Express Travellers Cheques you can also order is £3,000 if you order online and £500 if you order over the phone.
How can I pay?
You can pay for foreign currency notes and American Express Travellers Cheques in cash, by credit or debit card (Visa, Mastercard, Solo, Delta or Maestro only) or by cheque. If you’re paying by credit or debit card remember to bring a valid passport or driving licence as identification. Personal cheques are only accepted with a cheque guarantee card (upto the card limit).
Also see Travel Insurance
With travel insurance from the Post Office™, you're guaranteed high quality insurance cover at great prices. Simply select the type of post office insurance cover you need from the online travel insurance options to get a quick quote and buy post office travel insurance online.