Our review on Sainsburys Bank: Pros and Cons
Pros: What we like about Sainsbury’s Bank:
✅ Hassle-free home delivery of travel money
✅ Exclusive benefits if you are a nectar card holder
✅ Home delivery is free, when you spend £500 or more online
Cons: What we like less about Sainsbury’s Bank:
✘ Fewer currencies readily available
✘ Generally Sainsbury's Bank do not the most competitive exchange rates
✘ Best rates only available for Nectar card holders
✘ Reviews of Sainsbury's bank are average, swaying around the 3 out of 5 stars for service
Not usually, it can vary, but buying travel money in the branches often works out more expensive. However, you can order online and get it delivered to a branch near you for collection, if home delivery isn’t a suitable option. you can see the latest Sainsbury's Bank exchange rates above or look for the best exchange rates on our travel money comparison tool
If you want to order travel money for home delivery, you just need to visit Sainsbury’s Bank website and you can place an order online
You just need to enter the following information into a simple form:
- Your personal details
- The amount of pounds you’re exchanging into the foreign currency
- Select the currency you’re exchanging your pounds into
- Enter your nectar card details (to get the best rates on your travel money), if applicable and select how you want to pay
- Select your preferred delivery option, whether you want your travel money delivered to your home or to a Sainsbury’s bureau de change near you
Then, once you have made the bank transfer and Sainsbury’s Bank money bureau have received the payment, they will send you your travel money.
You can see all today's best exchange rates and easily compare all the providers with our holiday money comparison tool.
If you’re a Nectar card holder, you’re usually guaranteed an even better deal. With exclusive exchange rates on foreign currencies, it’s a benefit you’ll want to make the most of when you order Sainsbury’s travel money.
Sainsbury’s Bank can have your travel money order shipped to your home address. They use Royal Mail Special Delivery which attempts to deliver to your chosen address before 1pm.
Alternatively you can order online and collect your travel money in store.
Sainsbury’s bank do not charge commission on their travel money service, however credit card payments incur a charge of 1.5%.
Sainsbury’s Bank do not offer online Buyback, Only in store. Please note you may not get the best buyback rates in store, make sure you compare buyback rates before you make your decision.