Travelex expands pre-paid card currency offering

Travelex expands pre-paid card currency offering
Edited by Travel Weekly


    Foreign Exchange retailer, Mastercard Travelex, has added seven more currencies to its pre-paid currency card Travelex Money Card.

    Customers can now upload and spend Norwegian Krone, Danish Krone, Icelandic Krona, Hungarian Forint, Thai Baht, Hong Kong Dollar and Singapore Dollar on their TMC, taking the total number of currencies available on the card to 22.

    The seven currencies have been added as a result of growing demand for Asian currencies as travel across Asia continues to rebound post-pandemic, and Travelex’s commitment to growing its TMC currency range, including across Europe.

    “As the only global provider with cash and card offering, our proposition empowers consumers with the ‘best of both’, offering travel money solutions that work for all needs,” Travelex chief customer officer, Simon Jackson, said. “With the TMC expanding its currency offering, we are proud to offer customers convenience, flexibility and security when spending money abroad in more countries than ever before.”

    The launch of the new currencies marks the latest milestone in Travelex’s digital transformation journey, which has seen the FX leader increase investment into and development of its digital infrastructure and products.

    Last year Travelex introduced an industry-first automated, self-service digital kiosk at London Heathrow, which followed the launch of the retail foreign exchange industry’s first ever ATM click-and-collect product.

    Travelex has also been investing in new digital, self-serve concept stores across its international portfolio, as well as upgrading its backend and cloud digital infrastructure.

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