Banking

Your money matters don’t have to be Greek to you – even if you’re in Greece!

In fact, Absa’s a great travel companion! We make it simple to send money abroad, pay subscriptions, exchange currency, open a foreign currency investment account or obtain the necessary health cover while travelling.

As a major South African bank, Absa offers you a wide range of financial products and services through our extensive local and international network, making it a whole lot more convenient to see the world. Whether your overseas trip is for business, pleasure or a combination thereof, our consultants will help you with all your financial arrangements so that your trip is enjoyable and hassle-free.

Take a look at what we offer:
Convert and carry money
Convert and carry money

Whether you're travelling abroad or across the border, we can assist with safe solutions to carry money abroad.

  • Cash Passport Card
  • Foreign banknotes
  • Travellers' cheques
  • Forex info
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Forex rules
Forex rules

Make sure you know the key points relating to foreign exchange, we have you covered.

  • Exchange control regulations and common monetary area
  • Non resident banking
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Send and receive money
Send and receive money

A fast, convenient and safe way to transfer money to or from South Africa. We have a solution for you.

  • Western Union®
  • Electronic transfers
  • Bank Drafts
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Travel insurance
Travel insurance

When buying travel tickets with your Absa Credit Card, you automatically qualify for free basic Travel Insurance. We also offer extended and top-up cover for peace of mind.

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Offshore investments
Offshore investments

Looking for an income in a foreign currency, to delve into foreign equities or to spread your risk by accessing a variety of foreign unit trusts and funds? We offer you the best in global investment opportunities, complemented by the considerable international influence of Barclays Bank.

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Travel tips
Travel tips

Practical and valuable information on import issues regarding visas, passports, foreign exchange that will assist with planning your holiday and travelling abroad.

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Speak to Absa about your needs
Visit an Absa Branch or call
0860 151 151
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