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Best Euro and Dollar prepaid cards

If you're heading to a country that uses the Euro or US Dollar as its currency, the prepaid cards in the table below are ranked by a combination of exchange rate, load and ATM fees. By loading the card with Euros or Dollars before you travel, you can set the exchange rate at a time when rates are in your favour.

Sterling prepaid cards are not restricted to a particular currency and our analysis shows in some cases they can be as competitive as their Euro/Dollar counterparts. 

Alternatively, a credit card with low fees on overseas spending can work out as the best option for purchases made abroad, as long as the bill is paid off in full each month. Revolut shown in the table below offers near interbank rates on a par with the exchange rate offered by Visa/MasterCard. 

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Table last updated in July 2015. Next update due September 2015.

Euro and dollar prepaid cards
Card nameCost of cardForeign ATM feeTop-up fee debit cardTop-up optionsScenario 1 - eurosScenario 2 - dollarsFind out more
Revolut CardNoFreeFree - DCSmartphone app£251£221Visit site
Ace FX Euro/Dollar CardNoFreeFree - DCInternet£255£225Visit site
FairFx Currency Cards£9.95€1.5/$2Free - DC & BACsInternet / Phone / SMS£255£225Apply now
CaxtonFX Euro/Dollar CardNoFreeFree - DCInternet / phone / SMS£256£226Apply now
Travelex Cash PassportNoFreeFreeInternet / Phone / Branch£256£225Apply now
Bread FX Euro card£10 deposit€ 1.50Free - DCInternet£257n/aVisit site
Easyjet Euro Currency Card£5.95FreeFree - DCInternet£257n/aVisit site
my Travel CashEuro/DollareNoFreeFree - DCInternet / mobile phone app£259£228Apply now
Monarch Eurozone CardNoFreeFree - DCInternet£259n/aVisit site
Thomas Cook Cash Passport (Euro/Dollar)No€2/$2.5FreeBranch / Internet£259£229Visit site
The Sainsbury's Bank Cash PassportNo€1.75/$2.3Free - DCInternet / phone£259£228Visit site
The Co-operative Bank Cash PassportNo€2/$2.5FreeInternet / Phone£263£231Visit site
Thomson Travel Money Card (Euro/Dollar)No€2/$3FreeBranch / Internet£264£233Visit site
Post Office Travel Money CardNo€2/$2.5FreeInternet / Phone / Branch / SMS£264£232Visit site
Virgin Money Prepaid Travel Money CardNo€1.5/$2Free - DCInternet£267£236Visit site
ICE Travellers Cashcard Euro/Dollar£4.75FreeFreeInternet£269£236Visit site

Table notes:
Scenario 1: Total cost of making six €25 purchases and two €100 cash withdrawals from an ATM abroad, based on the exchange rate offered on the 22 June 2015
Scenario 2: As scenario 1, but making six $25 purchases and two $100 cash withdrawals (provider's fees included)
The table is ranked by Scenario 1

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