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

Foreign Banknotes
  • Foreign currency in major world’s currencies
  • Pay taxi fares or tips without queuing at Bureau de Change
  • Any unused foreign banknotes must be resold to Absa
Cash Passports
  • Preloaded with all or any four currencies on a single card
  • MasterCards are chip and PIN protected for increased security
  • Valid ID or passport with air-ticket or e-ticket in your name to qualify
Forex Info
  • Provide you with foreign exchange for overload travel
  • Legally required to cash in foreign exchange upon return to South Africa
  • Absa complies with South African exchange control regulations

Need more help?

Let one of our consultants help you with your Islamic banking enquiries.

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0860 000 786

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