Guide to travel money

Credit card conversion, bank and exchange fees are enough to give anyone post holiday money blues. Be a money savvy traveller with the essential Mozo guide to travel money.

How to avoid fees when spending overseas

How to avoid fees when spending overseas

Is the countdown finally on until your next getaway? Have you been stuffing every spare banknote into your piggy bank until it could burst at any moment? 

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What happens if I lose my card overseas?

What happens if I lose my card overseas?

Holidaying overseas is a huge part of the Australian way of life, with thousands of keen travellers jet-setting across the world every day.

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How to keep your money safe overseas

How to keep your money safe overseas

Travelling is one of life’s greatest joys. You get to explore every nook and cranny of a totally fresh destination, experience new cultures and of course form fond memories that will last a lifetime. But your dream holiday can quickly turn into a nightmare if your hard-earned holiday funds are stolen or you find yourself the victim of identity theft.

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Can I use my everyday debit or credit card overseas?

Can I use my everyday debit or credit card overseas?

Planning a big overseas holiday? Whether it be a trail-heavy adventure of the Andes or a soothing two-week stay at a resort in Sumatra, you’re going to need a few things ticked off your travel checklist before you leave Australian shores.

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Everything you need to know about credit card travel insurance

Everything you need to know about credit card travel insurance

While many credit card travel insurances have some great features, it's still important to read the fine print to make sure that your credit card has the right coverage for the adventure you're planning.

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Travel Money 101 - the Mozo guide to jetset spending

Travel Money 101 - the Mozo guide to jetset spending

Almost as exciting as booking your idyllic holiday, high-flyer biz trip or irritatingly long stay in some exotic location is the exciting world of currency conversion. Hold on to your hats, as Mozo cruises through the four basic ways to spend money overseas.

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5 Top Travel Money Tips

5 Top Travel Money Tips

Nothing can obliterate a post-holiday glow like discovering the damage you've done on your credit card. But with a few simple strategies, you might come back pleasantly surprised instead of suffering a cash-related comedown.

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Overseas Credit Card Woes - The Mozo Survival Guide

Overseas Credit Card Woes - The Mozo Survival Guide

Arm yourself against excessive international fees, skimming, and the aftermath of card theft with our pre-holiday checklist.

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Does the Australia Post Load & Go Travel go the distance?

Does the Australia Post Load & Go Travel go the distance?

A couple of months ago, we gave you the lowdown on Australia Post’s Load & Go Visa Prepaid – our national postie’s first Visa card. We were impressed with its novel prepaid approach which allowed people to enjoy all the benefits of Visa’s worldwide network, without having to go through the fussy sign-up process normally associated with credit cards. However, we found its lack of travel money features disappointing, which made the Load & Go an expensive choice for travellers wishing to make purchases in currencies other than Aussie dollars.

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Travel money news

The latest news on travel credit cards, pre-paid cards and foreign exchange from the Mozo newsdesk.

Best travel credit cards in Australia 2020

Best travel credit cards in Australia 2020

It’s getting to that time of year, when it feels like more than half the country clears off to some 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 depart.

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