Travelex makes Supercard widely available in the UK

London - 14 June 2016

Supercard gives consumers the freedom to spend abroad without bank card roaming charges

Leading foreign exchange provider Travelex today announces the launch of Supercard, a new card and app combo for UK travellers to avoid overseas debit and credit card roaming fees and charges when spending abroad.

In a bid to support those suffering from post-holiday bank card bill shock, last year Travelex introduced Supercard  on a pilot basis to help solve traveller spending woes.  After a successful pilot, Supercard is now offering the product to the general public in the UK.*

With no application, registration, administration or usage fees for spending overseas, Brits won’t find a cheaper way to spend abroad.**

With Supercard, travellers get the MasterCard wholesale exchange rate. This means Travelex do not add any additional fees or charges when the card is used for spending in other countries.  Supercard is accepted wherever MasterCard cards are accepted.

With almost instant updates through the app, travellers can keep track on how much they spend and approximately how much they save.

Sean Cornwell, Travelex’s Chief Digital Officer says: “At Travelex we’re on a mission to create innovative financial products to help our customers’ breakdown the borders that limit them from living internationally. Supercard provides them with the power to remove the boundaries they face when spending abroad meaning they can travel with the peace of mind of knowing they’re not getting charged fees and charges for spending with their UK bank cards abroad.”

To deliver the world-class security that travellers expect, Travelex has partnered with Wirecard, a best in-class payments provider. The Supercard will be chip and pin protected and if the worst happens and your Supercard is lost or stolen, travellers can contact the Supercard customer service team to have it blocked immediately. 

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