Be prepared for Black Friday
Lock in special US Dollar rates now
Load a Global Currency Card and then convert AUD to USD between 21-27 November 2017 to receive special exchange rates1, giving you more US Dollars to spend online during the Black Friday sales.
Make the most of your online shopping
No foreign exchange fee
Avoid the 3% foreign exchange fee when shopping online in US Dollars2 and other supported currencies, like British Pounds. Foreign exchange fees can eat into your online shopping savings - a 3% fee on a $1000 spend costs you $30.
Quick & easy to load
Load funds instantly through Westpac Live Online or Mobile Banking when you select your Global Currency Card as a "To" account.
Secure prepaid Visa card
Your money is protected by Chip and PIN card security, and includes the protection of Visa Zero Liability Policy, protecting you from fraudulent charges or unauthorised purchases3.
Westpac Global Currency Card app
Use the Westpac Global Currency Card app to manage your online shopping funds and convert Australian Dollars to other currencies, such as US Dollars.
If you choose to load funds via BPAY or via another financial institution, the transfer may take may take 3-5 business days. So be prepared for the sale, load now.
You can keep using your card in Australia to either shop online in your chosen currency or withdraw cash from any Westpac Group ATM without paying any ATM withdrawal fees.
Things you should know
- Black Friday USD Offer: To take up this offer, customers must have Westpac Desktop or Mobile banking and a Westpac Global Currency Card (“GCC”). Then transfer funds from their AUD wallet into their USD wallet of the GCC between 12.00AM on 21 November 2017 to 11.59PM on 27 November 2017 AEDT (“Offer Period”) to receive a special exchange rate on US Dollars on the GCC. During the Offer Period, the foreign exchange rate will be preferential compared to the standard published rate offered outside of the promotional period. Customers may check the promotional rate offered each day by visiting our published rate sheet on westpac.com.au. Westpac employees are eligible for this offer. The offer is available to new and existing customers.
- A 3% Westpac Foreign Exchange Fee applies to overseas transactions in a currency other than a Supported Currency. US Dollars are a supported currency.
- Visa Zero Liability Policy covers Australian and New Zealand issued cards and does not apply to ATM transactions, transactions not processed by Visa, or certain commercial card transactions. Cardholders should notify their issuer promptly of any unauthorised Visa use. Please consult the card issuer for additional details.
Information is current as at 1 May 2017. You should read the Westpac Global Currency Card Product Disclosure Statement before making a decision and consider whether this product is appropriate for you. This information does not take into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs and you should consider its appropriateness having regard to these factors before deciding to acquire this product. You must be 16 years or older and have an Australian residential address to be eligible for this product. Westpac Banking Corporation ABN 33 007 457 141 AFSL and Australian credit licence 233714 (Westpac) is the distributor of the Product. Rev Australia Pty Ltd ACN 117 378 953 AFSL 401610 manages the Westpac Global Currency Card product for Cuscal Limited 087 822 455 AFSL 244116, an authorised deposit taking institution and a member of Visa International. Cuscal Limited is the issuer of the Product only, and does not take deposits from you. Westpac is not responsible for and does not guarantee the Product or Card, your ability to access any prepaid value or the use of this Product or Card. Amounts held on the Product do not represent a deposit with, or any other liability of Westpac or any company in the Westpac Group. Read the Westpac Online and Mobile Banking terms and conditions at westpac.com.au before making a decision and consider whether the product is appropriate for you. Internet connection is needed to access the Westpac Global Currency Card app and Westpac Online and Mobile banking. Normal mobile data charges apply.
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