We offer a range of products and solutions whether you need to send or receive money, are travelling from South Africa or visiting our beautiful country.

  • Solutions for sending and receiving money

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    SWIFT banking
     
    An electronic transfer via SWIFT is a secure, fast and reliable way of transferring funds to or from South Africa. To facilitate a smooth and secure transfer of funds, Absa uses the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) system.
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    Western Union
     
    Western Union is a fast, reliable and convenient way to send or receive money around the world. Through our digital channels (Absa Online and cellphone banking) you’ll have access to over 500 000 Western Union agents  in more than 200 countries and territories.
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    Bank drafts
     
    A bank draft is normally sent directly to the beneficiary overseas, and is therefore a more personal way of making a payment, since drafts can be accompanied by a letter, invoice or personal note.
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  • Solutions for travelling from South Africa

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    Cash passport
     
    An Absa Multi-Currency Cash Passport is a card preloaded with foreign currency and is a safe, easy and convenient way to take your spending money overseas. It can be preloaded with four currencies (US dollar, euros, Australian dollar and British sterling pound) on a single card.
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    Travel insurance
     
    With cover for almost everything from a cancelled flight or lost suitcase to unexpected illness, Absa Travel Insurance lets you relax and enjoy your journey.
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    Foreign ATMs
     
    Absa was the first South African bank that joined the Global ATM alliance and our customers can use their debit cards to withdraw cash from any of our Alliance partners’ ATMs at a reduced rate across the world.
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    Foreign bank notes
     
    Whenever you travel to another country, it is always a good idea to have some cash available in the currency of the country you are visiting, for that coffee, taxi fare or hotel porter tips. At Absa we can supply you with most of the world’s major currencies before you depart, saving you having to stand in queues at the airport to get the currency of your choice. 
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  • Solutions for travelling to South Africa

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    Cheque account
     
    Absa offers a wide variety of cheque accounts to suit your needs and lifestyle. You will also be able to register for online banking, giving you the freedom to bank 24/7, wherever you are.
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    Savings account
     
    Choose from our range of savings accounts for all the everyday banking convenience you need.
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    Investment solutions
     
    Prosper with Absa by investing short or long term. We have a wide variety of local and off-shore investments solutions you can apply for.
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Need more help?

Let one of our consultants assist you.

Call us on:

0860 151 151

Email us at:

forex@absa.co.za

Contact us to find your nearest Foreign Exchange Branch