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Travel Card

A flexible alternative to carrying cash abroad

What is a Travel Card?

A Travel Card is a prepaid card that allows you to preload your travel budget for safe and convenient use at millions of ATMs, as well as shops and restaurants wherever the Mastercard Acceptance Mark is displayed.

The Ramsdens Travel Card is available in Euros and US Dollars and can be purchased in branch or online for home delivery or collection in branch. Buy your Travel Card here - simply select 'Travel Card' as your preferred option then choose either Euros or US Dollars.

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SAFE - Chip & PIN protected

CONVENIENT - Accepted in over 2 million ATMs, shops and restaurants in over 210 countries worldwide wherever the Mastercard Acceptance Mark is displayed

REUSABLE - Reload your card online or in branch

How does your Travel Card work?

travel card - top up your card

1. Top up your card

Topping up your Ramsdens Travel Card is easy - simply transfer funds from your debit or credit card directly onto your travel card.

No matter where you are in the world, you can login to your Travel Card account to top up and view your balance.

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2. Spend

Once you have topped up your Travel Card, you can use it for a safe* and convenient way to spend money abroad.

Remember, you can use your Travel Card at millions of ATM's worldwide, as well as shops and restaurants wherever the Mastercard Acceptance Mark is displayed.

Travel Card Tips

1. Retrieving your PIN

In order to retrieve your travel card PIN you will need to call:

► 01244 770543

Calls charged at standard network rate.

2. Topping up your card online

In order to top up your card online, you will need to create an online account and then click on 'Top up my card' in order to link your card to your account.

3. Leftover currency after your trip

Don't worry if you have any leftover currency on your travel card once you return from your holiday. You can simply leave any leftover funds on your card for your next trip, or use your card for purchases in the UK. (Please note: a cross currency charge will be applied when a transaction is performed in a different currency from the card - check our Fee Summary table for full details). Alternatively, you can withdraw any remaining funds from your Travel Card at an ATM or in any Ramsdens branch nationwide.

* The Ramsdens Mastercard Prepaid Card is an electronic money product and although it is a product regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority, it is not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. No other compensation scheme exists to cover losses claimed in connection with the Prepaid Card. This means that in the event that Wirecard Card Solutions Ltd becomes insolvent your funds may become valueless and unusable and as a result you may lose your money
Mastercard and the Mastercard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of Mastercard International Incorporated. The Card is issued by Wirecard Card Solutions Ltd (“WDCS”) pursuant to licence by Mastercard International Inc. WDCS is authorised by the Financial Conduct Authority to conduct electronic money service activities under the Electronic Money Regulations 2011 (Ref: 900051)


Existing Travel Card Customers

In order to manage your Ramsdens MasterCard® Prepaid Travel Card in the future, you will need to create a new account. Here's why...

As a valued Ramsdens MasterCard® Prepaid Travel Card customer, we want to be able to provide you with the most convenient way to spend money abroad that is easy to top up wherever and whenever you want.

To help us achieve this, we have made some major changes to our website to ensure our customers have even more flexibility and control when managing their Travel Card(s) online at

Don't worry, if you have both a EUR and USD card you will only need to register one customer account as both cards will be registered to your single customer account.

  1. Create a new user account
    (Please use the same details as your previous account so we can match your details in our system)
  2. Visit the ‘My Account’ area
  3. Click on the ‘Top up my card’ link under the Travel Money header
  4. Enter your Travel Card PAN Number and Date of Birth to link your card to your account
    (PAN Number is the long 16-digit number across the middle of your Travel Card)

NOTE - New Travel Card Customers

Please proceed to sign up/login below.