HSBC Travel Money

As one of the world’s largest banking and financial services organizations, HSBC has got the international market covered. With 1000 branches in the UK and more than 7000 offices in 80 countries across the globe, customers can be guaranteed top travel money services.

One of the many services offered by the bank include fee free delivery of your currency to your local bank or directly to your home. A wide range of currencies can be ordered quickly and easily online and you can opt for your choice of delivery venue at the same time.

HSBC Currency Exchange Rates

Last updated: Feb, 27 15:00
Currency Rate 750 GBP Buys
Euros 1.1175 838.13
US dollars 1.2524 939.30
Australian dollars 1.7458 1,309.35
Bahraini dinars 0.4613 345.98
Barbados dollars 2.4376 1,828.20
Brunei dollars 1.6426 1,231.95
Bulgarian lev 2.1056 1,579.20
Canadian dollars 1.6286 1,221.45
Chilean pesos 857.172 642,879.00
Chinese yuan 8.4504 6,337.80
Costa Rica colons 661.185 495,888.75
Croatian kuna 8.0968 6,072.60
Danish krone 8.2298 6,172.35
Dominican pesos 63.4499 47,587.43
East Caribbean dollars 3.2517 2,438.78
Fiji dollars 2.5591 1,919.33
Hong Kong dollars 9.5269 7,145.18
Hungarian forints 359.964 269,973.00
Icelandic krona 142.983 107,237.25
Indonesian rupiahs 16442.5 12,331,875.00
Israeli shekels 4.1963 3,147.23
Jamaican dollars 158.158 118,618.50
Japanese yen 134.71 101,032.50
Jordanian dinars 0.8427 632.03
Kenyan shillings 118.908 89,181.00
Kuwaiti dinars 0.3709 278.18
Mauritian rupees 43.7356 32,801.70
Mexican pesos 22.8524 17,139.30
New Zealand dollars 1.8184 1,363.80
Norwegian krone 10.5916 7,943.70
Omani rials 0.4711 353.33
Peruvian nuevo sol 3.8402 2,880.15
Philippine pesos 56.4599 42,344.93
Polish zloty 4.6515 3,488.63
Qatar riyals 4.4169 3,312.68
Romanian leu 5.0642 3,798.15
Russian rubles 73.162 54,871.50
Saudi riyals 4.5075 3,380.63
Singapore dollars 1.6247 1,218.53
South African rand 17.2666 12,949.95
South Korean won 1393.37 1,045,027.50
Swedish krona 11.2404 8,430.30
Swiss francs 1.163 872.25
Taiwan dollars 35.1473 26,360.48
Thai baht 36.2184 27,163.80
Turkish lira 7.2796 5,459.70
United Arab Emirates dirham 4.497 3,372.75
Vietnamese dongs 25354.9 19,016,175.00

Quick And Easy Features

HSBC make ordering money as simple as possible, and they have a number of features that ensure you will receive your travel money in record time:

Online ordering: your holiday or business travel money can be ordered within minutes online by following the onscreen instructions. Money can be ordered 24/7, and if ordered before 2pm you will receive your delivery by the next working day.

Competitive rates: HSBC have very competitive rates for money transactions and these can be checked easily by clicking on the red ‘check rates and order online’ tab.

No fee for next day delivery: orders are delivered free and the minimum currency order is £100 – this will entail a next day delivery if you place your order by 2pm.

All main international currencies available: wherever you are travelling to, HSBC offer a huge selection of currencies so that you can have the right money available at short notice for trips to most countries. However, the bank do advise that you check any currency restrictions in the country you are travelling to in case there are limits on how much cash you can take into the country.

Unused currency buy back service: unused cash can be taken into any HSBC branch and bought back for sterling. Branches can provide information on buy back rates as different exchange rates will be applied for this particular service.

Buying HSBC Travel Money

There are some stipulations that are in place for those wanting to purchase HSBC currencies, and to purchase money you must be a UK customer of HSBC bank or have a Marks & Spencer account and be aged 18 years or over. Orders need to have a minimum value of £100 and home delivery is available up to a maximum amount of £2,500. Deliveries to your home will need to signed for on receipt of the currency and a small delivery charge is applied for orders less than £250.

Most week day deliveries can be made the next day but for those falling at weekend HSBC will aim to deliver or have your currency ready for collection by 1pm no later than two working days later. It’s also important to remember your passport or other valid photo ID if you are collecting from a branch. This also applies to anyone who collects the money on your behalf, and additionally they should also have the order confirmation number with them.

For any orders not delivered or collected within nine working days, a refund will be issued by the bank based on applicable HSBC exchange rates.

Smooth Operation

All in all, with HSBC’s international profile, their service offers a speedy and smooth operation for obtaining currency with nearly every major country covered and a door to door service if required.

By obtaining travel money from a large bank with a wide international profile, customers get the reassurance of the bank’s reputation and knowledge of many different currencies and markets. With multiple offices abroad there is the added security of an actual presence in many countries visited by tourists and those on business, as well as a raft of helpful numbers and contact details on their website.

Three Step Process

If you decide to purchase your travel money from HSBC it is literally a three step online process which entails choosing currency, paying and confirming, and with handy travel money information and checklists the site is very user friendly and customer orientated.

Therefore, if you undertake regular business trips abroad, or are due for a holiday to Europe or somewhere much further afield you will not go far wrong with the experience and benefits that come from choosing HSBC to provide your currency of choice. Also, even if you have not visited the country before, HSBC will be able to provide the correct currency quickly and with the useful option of buying back any unused cash.