05 July 2017

A helpful guide to having a stress-free holiday

Our ‘Stress–free holiday’ video will give you tips on how to keep both your money and personal possessions safe whist on holiday. It explains what to do if you were to lose your bank cards abroad and actions you can take both while you are away, and before you go, to avoid any unnecessary financial stress on holiday.

If you would like to find out how Nationwide can help our customers’ holiday go as smooth as possible visit our Travel support section.

Top tips for a stress-free holiday

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Want to make sure this summer goes smoothly? 

...Here are a few tips for a stress-free holiday.

Make sure your bank or building society has your mobile number.

...That way, if there’s any strange activity on your account,

...they’ll be able to call or text you instead of blocking your card.

You could register for a mobile payment service before you go, 

...so if your card is lost or stolen,

...and you’ve let your provider know,

...you’ll still be able to pay for things using your mobile.

Make sure you have travel insurance – you might even have it as part of your current account. 

...And keep emergency numbers in a safe place in case you need them.

Try not to keep all your cash and cards in the same place. 

...But if the worst does happen,

...cancel your cards straight away and let the police know,

...as your insurance company might need the police report.

So now you’ve got all that sorted, enjoy your well-earned break.

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