Absa’s a great travel companion! We make it simple to send money abroad, pay subscriptions, exchange foreign currency, 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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