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96 hour Travel Money Rate Sale at Sainsbury’s Bank

Summer is around the corner and so are the Summer holidays! If you’re travelling outside the UK, it may be worth having a look at the Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money Rate Sale.

96 hour travel rate sale


For 96 hours only (of which 24 hours have already gone!) you can purchase foreign currencies at discounted rates with 0% commission. This offer is only available online and by phone. The number quoted on the Nectar offer page is 0845 301 2724, the number quoted on the Sainsbury’s Travel Money website is 0345 355 2463. The offer is NOT available in store. The sale ends at 9.30am on 20th April.

Sainsbury’s Bank travel money is a convenient way to buy foreign currency with 0% commission – on small orders, 0% commission can make up for a slightly poorer exchange rate. Over 50 currencies are available in store, online and over the phone. You can either have the money delivered to your door or collect it at one of over 200 in-store travel money bureux.

Home delivery is free on orders of £600 or more and there’s a £1.99 administration fee on online orders under £200 when collecting in store. You need to order online by 2pm and 2.30pm by phone (Mon-Thurs) for next day home delivery. If you collect in store you need to present your Nectar card, a valid photo ID and the card you used to pay for the transaction.

Sainsburys Bank travel money nectar points

And earn not many Nectar points ….

You can collect Nectar points on every in-store bureau, phone and online order, but the Nectar earning rate is actually not that great. Who am I kidding? It is terrible.

5 points for a transaction value of £0 – £249.99

10 points for a transaction value of £250 – £499.99

20 points for a transaction value of £500 – £799.99

50 points for a transaction value of £800 +

Sainsbury’s does offer Nectar card holders a better rate on foreign currency purchases when buying online or over the phone. If you buy at the bureau, Nectar card holder rates are only available on Euros and US dollars. Note that the points may take up to 60 days to appear on your account.

25p of points for changing £800+ is terrible, although you might as well take the points if you are using Sainsbury’s Bank.

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