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Co-op travel money

Whether you're off exploring the back alleys of Budapest or the secret coves of Croatia, you're going to need some local currency to spend when you're there. Getting the best rate possible will be high up on your priorities so you can make sure every penny counts. Co-op Travel is part of the larger Midcounties Co-operative group, with it you can arrange your holiday, book car hire, purchase travel money, and lots more. But today, we are going to focus on the latter, and explore what the brand with 70 years' experience in travel can offer its customers.

Can you buy travel money at the Co-op?

Yes, Co-op Travel offers plenty of currencies to suit your holiday needs. It recommends that customers order their travel money in sufficient time to guarantee that it's in stock, especially in peak seasons like the school holidays.

How do I get travel money at the Co-op?

From euros to Turkish lira, and New Zealand dollars to Mexican pesos, you can send a travel money enquiry through its website or call one of the 58 branches. Use the store locator on its website to find your nearest Co-op Travel branch.

Can I get a travel money card at the Co-op?

Co-op Travel offers a Mastercard Cash Passport. The prepaid currency card is one of the safest ways to spend abroad. Think the security of Travellers Cheques, but much more convenient. You can decide your travel budget prior to your holiday and load it onto the card, and use it across the globe wherever the Mastercard Acceptance Mark is displayed.

So whether you want to pay for a meal in Australia, do a bit of shopping in Canada, or draw money out an ATM in South Africa, your Cash Passport's got you covered. Currently there are seven currencies available: British pounds, US dollars, euros, New Zealand dollars, Australian dollars, South African rand and Canadian dollars.

Does the Co-op offer a buyback service?

Yes, Co-op Travel will happily buy back your leftover travel money from your holiday, as long as it's notes that are still in good condition. It will even accept currency that wasn't originally purchased with the brand.