Personal Banking

Foreign currency

Be prepared for your travels by ordering your foreign currency with us. You just need a Barclays debit card or a Barclaycard 1 to pay for your order. Use our currency convertor to get started. And be sure you’re happy with our privacy policy before continuing.

What you get
  • Free delivery to your home in the UK, or you can collect your money free from a branch
  • Choice of ordering online or by phone on 0345 072 2222 2
  • We can buy back selected unused travel money in our branches 3
What you need to know
  • You can order up to £5,000 per person in a 90-day period, with a maximum from that amount for home delivery of £2,500 to a single residential address 4
  • The minimum order is £50
  • We sell travellers cheques, but you can only order in branch or by calling 0345 072 2222 2
When is the money available

Order before 2pm Monday to Thursday

  • Home delivery – next working day 5 by 1pm
  • Branch collection – next working day 5 after 1pm

Order after 2pm Monday to Thursday

  • Home delivery – second working day 5 by 1pm
  • Branch collection – second working day 5 after 1pm

Order before 2pm Friday

  • Home delivery – Saturday or Monday by 1pm (Saturday deliveries aren’t guaranteed)
  • Branch collection – Monday after 1pm

Order after 2pm Friday and any time Saturday or Sunday

  • Home delivery – Tuesday by 1pm
  • Branch collection – Tuesday after 1pm

Missed the online deadline? You can still get delivery or collection at these times if you order by phone before 3pm - call 0345 072 2222.

Important information

1. If you pay with your Barclaycard, you may be charged a Cash Advance Fee - please check your Barclaycard terms and conditions for details.
2. Lines are open Monday to Friday 8am-10pm, Saturdays 9am-8pm and Sundays and bank holidays 10am-8pm. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day. To maintain a quality service, we may monitor or record phone calls. Call charges
3. If you have any foreign currency left over at the end of your holiday, we will buy it back at 0% commission at any branch, subject to the following conditions.  Only current issue bank notes that are in a saleable condition will be bought back. We may cease buying back certain currencies at any time and without notice. Barclays do not buy back certain denominations or any coins - please check with your branch before you travel.
4. £2,500 is the maximum amount that can be ordered and delivered to an individual residential address in a 90-day period
5. Working day means Monday to Friday excluding bank and public holidays. There are no deliveries on Sundays or public holidays.