Travel Money Guide

Several supermarkets offer a euro travel money service.  

Marks and Spencer offers the best euro rate of all the supermarkets (as of 2nd December 2023).

The leading four supermarkets offer similar terms; here is an up-to-date comparison:

SupermarketMin AmountMax AmountOffer home delivery?Delivery charge below minAmount for card payment

If you want to get an up-to-date comparison of all currency exchange providers that supply euros, you can do so by using this link:

Best place to buy euros

If you want to check out all the exchange rates which supermarkets offer, use these links:

Marks and Spencer travel money rates

Tesco travel money rates

Sainsbury’s travel money rates

Asda travel money rates

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I get a better exchange rate with Marks & Spencer Travel Money service online or buying travel money in a branch or bureau de change?

Not usually! Many online travel money providers can offer better exchange rates than in high street branches or a bureau de change. It pays to buy travel money online, even if you still prefer to collect your currency from a high street store. Some supermarkets offer a discounted rate if you use their loyalty card.

Do all supermarkets deliver currency?

No, but most do. Currently, the following supermarkets deliver currency (all use Royal Mail special delivery):

  • Tesco
  • Asda
  • Sainsbury’s
Which supermarkets offer a buyback service for left over euros?

All supermarkets have a buyback service for foreign currency exchange if they offer that currency.

Do supermarkets offer the best euro exchange rate?

They rarely offer the best euro exchange rate. However, you can typically get a much better exchange rate with a loyalty card. There are cheaper alternatives which offer currency online, which you can find using our search engine. We currently allow you to search and buy currency online for over 50 foreign currencies.

Remember, exchange rates vary, so it’s always a good idea to check for the latest rates before deciding.


Jason is the founder of Compare Travel Cash, and has worked in the financial industry for the majority of his career.