Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money Launches 72 Hour Rate Sale

13 October 2014

Sainsbury’s Travel Money is offering a special rate(1) on all currencies bought online or over the phone between 9.30am, Monday 13th October and 9.30am, Thursday 16th October.

Nectar cardholders could also benefit from exclusive rates(2) by providing their card number when they make a purchase.

To purchase by phone or for more information call 0845 366 1151.

To purchase online or for more info, visit


Notes to Editors

 (1) Special rates calculated by reducing our retail margins on single purchase transactions of available foreign currencies only. Due to currency fluctuations, advertised exchange rates may vary during the sale period and should not be compared to another day’s rates. Offer not available on Sterling or instore.

(2) Exclusive rates for Nectar card holders are calculated by reducing our retail margins on single purchase transactions online and via phone.   A Nectar card must be presented at the time of purchase. Sainsbury’s Bank reserves the right to alter, cancel or withdraw this offer without prior notice.

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Sainsbury’s was the first major British supermarket to open a bank, commencing trading in February 1997. Benefiting from a fantastic, trusted brand that enables us to combine the shopping experience with personal finance, Sainsbury’s Bank provides a range of quality products including insurances, credit cards, savings and loans. Our proposition is to make shopping more rewarding by offering customers great products at fair prices, while consistently rewarding shoppers for their loyalty and being easy to do business with at all times. Our products consistently top best buy tables and regularly win awards for quality, price and service.

Sainsbury’s Bank is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority (register no. 184514). Sainsbury’s Bank is a member of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme.

About Travelex: Travel Money online and in store is provided by Travelex Agency Services Limited, registered number 4621879. Sainsbury’s Travel Money ordered by telephone is provided by Travelex Currency Services Limited, registered number 03797356. Registered office for both companies: 65 Kingsway, London WC2B 6TD.

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Travelex In 1976, Lloyd Dorfman opened the first Travelex Bureau de Change on Southampton Row, London. He is now the Chairman of the world’s leading foreign exchange specialists. We trade in over 80 currencies and in 25 countries.

Customers can find Travelex online and in over 1,500 stores, including all the major airports. Travelex has over 1,250 ATMs around the world and takes care of foreign currency services for partners including banks, supermarkets and travel agencies, extending our reach to over 100 countries and 20,000 locations.

Travelex continues to grow the geographic reach, both organically and through targeted acquisitions in growth markets. Recent acquisitions include FX Africa in South Africa and Grupo Confidence, the largest consumer foreign exchange specialist in Brazil.