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Spending Overseas

Martin Lewis: Going away this summer? Here are the cheapest ways to spend abroad

"Don't pay to pay abroad," is the key message from founder Martin Lewis in the latest episode of ITV's The Martin Lewis Money Show Live, during which he details the best overseas travel cards, his pick of prepaid travel cards and how to get the best rates when exchanging cash.

21 June 2023

Saga to axe Platinum travel credit card

Over-50s financial provider Saga has announced it's closing its Platinum credit card in March, and customers have been told any outstanding balance will be "due and owing in full at that point". If you can't pay it off by then, your debt may be transferred but your interest rate could rise - here's what we know so far

16 January 2019

Monzo reveals new overseas ATM fees

App-based Monzo Bank is introducing fees for overseas ATM withdrawals over £200/mth from 18 Dec for its current account

17 October 2017

New fee-free overseas credit card to offer 0.5% cashback

App-based Tandem Bank is launching a top credit card for use abroad which also comes with 0.5% cashback on spending

16 October 2017

Monzo to curb free overseas ATM withdrawals

App-based Monzo Bank looks set to stop offering free overseas ATM withdrawals on its popular prepaid card

13 September 2017

Top pick overseas debit card closes to new customers

Norwich & Peterborough Building Society is no longer accepting new applications for its Gold Classic current account

7 October 2016

My Travel Cash axes prepaid travel cards – what to do if you've got one

My Travel Cash withdraws prepaid cards so you've until 4 October to withdraw or spend your money

22 August 2016

Take Martin's five-minute wallet workout – save £100s

Pull out your purse or wallet and follow Martin's tips to see how much cash you can save

20 April 2016

100% pre-approved: 39mth 0% debt shift, credit rebuild, cashback & overseas cards

Now our eligibility calcs show if you've a 100% chance of getting seven cards – with no impact on your creditworthiness

24 March 2016

Crown Currency Exchange director jailed for three years over fraud

A Crown Currency Exchange director has been jailed for fraud after thousands of traders were left without their money

12 November 2015