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Compare Westpac's travel money options

Whether it’s a credit or debit card or a travel money card sometimes it’s handy to have different options for accessing your money overseas. Westpac offer a range of travel money options.

Take a look at some of the key features and costs of each or your card options in the table below, and make sure you notify Westpac of your overseas travel so we can monitor the security of your accounts.

  Worldwide Wallet Debit Card Credit Card
No ATM withdrawal fee at Global ATM Alliance ATMs YES YES YES
Chip and PIN security YES YES YES - except for Flex and PartPay
Digital Wallet NO YES YES
Lock your card temporarily if it’s lost or stolen in the Westpac App YES YES YES
Lock in exchange rates YES X X
Foreign transaction fee 0% 2.2%-3%

Westpac Lite Card: 0%

Flex Card: 0%

Visa & Mastercard: 3%

if in a foreign currency (0% in AUD)

Account-keeping fee X $5 – waived when $2000 deposited in a month All other cards: $0
Card fee X X $0 - $395
Cash advance fee X X 3% of the transaction. If you’re using a Business or Commercial credit card, you may be charged a different fee. Not applicable to Flex Card, PartPay and Westpac Lite Card.
Complimentary travel insurance X X On some cards
Rewards points X X On some cards
Google Pay™  YES YES YES
Samsung Pay™  YES YES YES
Apple Pay  X YES YES
Westpac Protect SMS Code YES YES YES
Things you should know

Read the terms and conditions available on each product page (see debit cards, credit cards, travel money card) and consider if the product is right for you.

Read the terms and conditions before making a decision and consider if it is right for you. To use these methods of payment you will need an eligible card and compatible device with a supported operating system. 

Internet connection may be needed to make purchases using Google Pay or Samsung Pay and normal mobile data charges apply.

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Samsung and Samsung Pay are trademarks or registered trademarks of Samsung Electronics Co.

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