Prepaid cards Euro and Dollar prepaid cards reviewed

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 work out as better value than 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. 

Which? comparison table: Credit cards for overseas spending - compare the best deals on the market

Table last updated in February 2015. Next update due August 2015.

Euro and dollar prepaid cards
Card nameCost of cardForeign ATM feeTop-up fee debit cardTop-up optionsScenario 1 - eurosScenario 2 - dollarsFind out more
Ukash Travel Money (Euro/Dollar) CardNoFreeFree - DCInternet£268£236Visit site
The Sainsbury's Bank Cash PassportNoFreeFree - DCInternet / phone£269£238Visit site
Travelex Cash PassportNoFreeFreeInternet / Phone / Branch£270£238Apply now
CaxtonFX Euro/Dollar CardNoFreeFree - DCInternet / phone / SMS£270£239Apply now
VidaFX Euro/Dollar cardNoFreeFree - DCInternet / phone£270£238Visit site
Easyjet Euro Currency Card£5.95FreeFree - DCInternet£271n/aVisit site
Bread FX Euro card£10 deposit€ 1.50Free - DCInternet£271n/aVisit site
FairFx Currency Cards£9.95€1.5/$2Free - DC & BACsInternet / Phone / SMS£271£240Apply now
Thomas Cook Cash Passport (Euro/Dollar)No€2/$3FreeBranch / Internet£272£242Visit site
The Co-operative Bank Cash PassportNo€2/$2.5FreeInternet / Phone£272£241Visit site
my Travel CashEuro/DollareNoFreeFree - DCInternet / mobile phone app£273£240Apply now
Monarch Eurozone CardNoFreeFree - DCInternet£273n/aVisit site
Thomson Travel Money Card (Euro/Dollar)No€2/$3FreeBranch / Internet£277£246Visit site
Post Office Travel Money CardNo€2/$2.5FreeInternet / Phone / Branch / SMS£277£245Visit site
ICE Travellers Cashcard Euro/Dollar£4.75FreeFreeInternet£282£249Visit site
Virgin Money Prepaid Travel Money CardNo€1.5/$2Free - DCInternet£282£249Visit 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 02 February 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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