Travel money news and advice

All the latest travel money news and top tips to help you manage your travel money.

  • Top 5 most Insta-worthy travel spots of 2020

    Wednesday 15 January 2020

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    When it comes to picking a destination for your next big holiday, word of mouth is everything. Some people turn to their Gran, while others turn to the ‘Gram.

  • Major Aussie banks’ foreign exchange services down following Travelex site ransom

    Friday 10 January 2020

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    Major Australian banks including NAB, the Commonwealth Bank and Westpac have been hit by the recent Travelex site ransom.

  • Best travel credit cards in Australia 2019

    Friday 03 January 2020

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    It’s getting to that time of year, when it feels like more than half of the country clears off to some sort of exotic destination abroad. If you’re part of this group, firstly we’re jealous. Secondly, have you thought about how you’re going to pay for all those holiday cocktails and museum tickets?  Finding the best credit card for overseas travel should be at the top of your to-do list before you leave.

  • Top travel money cards for Aussies

    Monday 16 December 2019

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    Aussies love to travel the globe. Whether we’re escaping the scorching hot summer for a white Christmas or planning the next bucket list trip of 2020, it’s smart to be prepared when it comes to money and the hidden exchange and withdrawal fees you could be stung with abroad. If you’re a little confused deciding on whether a prepaid, debit or credit travel money card is the right choice for you, you're not on your own. There are a lot of things to consider when planning a trip overseas, so the money experts at Mozo have come to the party and looked at the nitty gritty to come out with some standouts to help make it easier for you to decide which is right for you.

  • Do I need to let my bank know I'm travelling overseas?

    Tuesday 10 December 2019

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    Summer. It’s one of the most popular times of the year for Australians to head interstate or overseas to make use of the holiday period, and it's also prime time for planning that international adventure next year. 

  • Are you packing a fee-free debit card for your overseas jaunt this summer?

    Tuesday 26 November 2019

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    As we approach the final weeks of 2019, many Aussies will be keeping half an eye on their calendar as they count down the days until it's time to head to the airport for their summer holiday abroad. 

  • Australia's top travel money cards for 2019

    Sunday 03 November 2019

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    If you’re a little confused deciding on whether a prepaid, debit or credit travel money card is right for your next break abroad, you're definitely not alone. There are many factors to consider when making a trip overseas so you don’t get stung with hidden exchange and withdrawal fees. 

  • Score a $50 gift card this November when you transfer money overseas with WorldFirst

    Friday 01 November 2019

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    IMT provider WorldFirst, whose swift transfers and bank-beating rates have made it a favourite among travellers and international shoppers, has just come out with a new offer. This November, if you transfer over $10,000 AUD, you’ll receive a $50 Myer Gift Card within 15 business days of your trade. 

  • TransferWise have launched a new debit card, which they say is 11 times cheaper than the banks

    Thursday 15 August 2019

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    One of the more unfavourable parts about going on holiday is having to deal with transaction fees and unfavourable exchange rate markups. 

  • Australia Post Load & Go travel card retired: here’s what you need to know

    Tuesday 16 July 2019

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    If you’ve been using an Australia Post Load & Go travel card for a while now, this is news you’ll need to hear: Australia Post has announced it is replacing its Load & Go card with a multi-currency Travel Platinum Mastercard.