Order your FairFX prepaid MasterCard® currency card here.
Prepaid currency cards are an alternative way to carry travel money, without any associated fees that may arise getting hold of your money abroad and eliminating the risk of carrying physical cash on you.
FairFX travel money cards can be topped-up and used to make payments or used in cashpoints. As well as this, FairFX prepaid MasterCard® currency cards can be topped up via internet or mobile phone app while you are on your trip, so should you run short, you won't have to pay local rates for your money.
How the FairFX currency card works
Sign Up - Order here by loading £10 worth of currency onto your FREE card.
Activate - Receive your card and PIN within 10 days and then activate.
Top Up - Top up with your chosen travel money currency and use wherever you see the MasterCard® symbol.
Benefits of the FairFX Card:
- Use like a debit/credit card without incurring charges for using your card abroad
- The card is FREE
- Use it anywhere in the world where you see the MasterCard® logo
- Chip and PIN protection for your security and peace of mind
- Manage your FairFX Card from your mobile phone via the FairFX app on iOS and Android
- Convenient to use - just load and spend
- £10 pre-loaded (you pay £10, you get £10 in your chosen currency)
Ordering your card
Once you have ordered your travel money card, it may take up to 7-10 working days to receive it. Providing there are no delays however, you may receive your card as early as 3-5 working days.
You can top up your travel money card online, with a debit or credit card or by bank transfer. Once payment has been received, funds will usually be available for use within minutes.
The minimum load per single transaction is £50, €60 or $75, and maximum card load of £2500.00, €3750.00 or $5000.00. Your card cannot be loaded more than twice a day. The maximum balance on you Prepaid Card cannot exceed £20,000.00, €30,000.00 or $40,000.00.
FairFX card rates
For detailed information on card fees, see here.
The FairFX system is well-established, with excellent customer ratings and problems are rare. If however, you experience any problems with your travel money card, or your card is lost or stolen, or if you simply have any holiday money enquiries, there is a support network either through Holiday Extras or FairFX and for a helpful FAQ, visit our support page.
A comprehensive overview of all foreign exchange options available through Holiday Extras can be found here