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Travel & international payments

Travel overseas with confidence with our secure solutions and competitive rates. 

  • Competitive rates on all foreign exchange products and services

  • Locally based 24/7 customer support team

  • Comprehensive range of foreign exchange and travel needs

  • Send funds overseas 24/7 using e-banking

Foreign exchange calculator

If you’re planning some travel, or sending money overseas, use our foreign exchange calculator for conversion of all major international currencies.
Australia Dollar
USA Dollar
Based on a rate of 0.6218 as of 01/03/2024 09:13. Fees not included. Rates subject to change without notice.

Secure solutions for your travel & international payments

International payments

Whether sending funds worldwide, or receiving them, we can help you safely and securely with over 25 different currencies.

Foreign cash

We offer very competitive rates. You can also exchange your foreign cash with us at any of our branches.

Cash Passport™ Platinum Mastercard®

The safe, secure and simple way to carry and spend foreign currency when travelling.

Travel tips

In many countries, a cup of coffee or short taxi ride may only be possible with local currency. So, wherever you're going, it's always good to have some of the local currency when you arrive.

But remember, if you lose your cash it's gone forever. It's a good idea to have several different options available when you're travelling. You may like to consider one of our credit cards

Let us know when and where you are travelling so we know your card is safe.

If travelling with more than one card, keep them separate so if one is lost or stolen, you'll still have access to the other card. 

When travelling it's wise to pay in local currency. 

Some merchants may offer to accept payment in Australian dollars, but poor exchange rates for these transactions mean you may pay more. 

When using your Bendigo Bank debit or credit Mastercard® overseas, for each ATM withdrawal you will be charged a fee on top of the conversion rate. A fee is then charged on all cash advances and retail purchase transactions made in currencies other than Australian dollars. You should check and understand these fees before travelling. 

It's also a good idea to provide us with the location and dates of travel, so we know what to expect if abnormal activity is detected on your account. Let us know at your local Bendigo Bank branch or by calling 1300 236 344.

Please note: Easy Money cards cannot be used overseas. 

  • Don't forget to buy travel insurance before you leave.
  • Keep copies of important documents, such as passports, visas, card numbers and phone numbers separate. Give them to someone at home or e-mail them to yourself for quick access in case they are lost, stolen or misplaced.
  • Always have a small amount of local currency with you when you travel, some merchants may only accept cash. 
  • Don't carry too much cash on you - pickpockets are everywhere!

Things you should know

Mastercard Prepaid Management Services Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 47 145 452 044, AFSL 386 837) arranges for the issue of the Cash Passport™ Platinum Mastercard® (“Cash Passport”) in conjunction with the issuer, EML Payment Solutions Limited (“EML”) (ABN 30 131 436 532, AFSL 404131). You should consider the Product Disclosure Statement available at Cash Passport Product Disclosure before deciding to acquire the product. The Target Market Determination for this product can be located at Cash Passport TMD. Any advice does not take into account your personal needs, financial circumstances or objectives and you should consider if it is appropriate for you.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited ABN 11 068 049 178. AFSL No. 237879 is authorised by Mastercard to distribute this product and receives a commission of equal to 50% of the foreign exchange revenue earned on the initial load or reload transaction. Payments are made monthly. We may also charge you a fee of up to 1.1% of the AUD equivalent value or $15 on the amount loaded by a customer onto their Cash Passport Platinum Mastercard® when they purchase or reload it at one of our branches (this fee will be retained by us). This is included in the amount that you pay for the product.

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Bendigo and Adelaide Bank acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the First Peoples of this nation and the Traditional Custodians of the land where we live, learn and work. We pay our respects to Elders past and present as it is their knowledge and experience that holds the key to the success of future generations.

Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited, ABN 11 068 049 178 AFSL / Australian Credit Licence 237879. Any advice provided on this website is of a general nature only and does not take into account your personal needs, objectives and financial circumstances. You should consider whether it is appropriate for your situation. Please read the applicable Disclosure Documents before acquiring any product described on this website. Please also review our Financial Services Guide (FSG) before accessing information on this website. Information on this page can change without notice to you.

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