Useful travel information

Don't leave home without us

This handy guide has all the essentials you need to know before you set off and while you're away – plus our emergency numbers, just in case.

Before you go – tell us you're going abroad


It's really important to tell us your travel plans, as doing so will reduce the possibility of your cards being restricted while you're away.


If we notice suspicious activity on your account, we'll need to reach you – so please ensure that your contact details are up to date.

Buying travel insurance? You may already be covered

If you're a FlexPlus or FlexAccount customer, you could benefit from travel insurance. Just take a moment to check everything's in place before heading off.

Top money tips, while you're away

Discover the cheapest way to withdraw money and pay for things while you're abroad.


Find out if you can use your cards to withdraw cash abroad, and daily limits.


Some cards cost more to use abroad. Check fees and charges before you travel.


Should you use sterling when paying for things abroad, and other travel FAQs.

Please note: We don’t sell travel money or dispense foreign currency at our ATMs. Check our fees and charges page for information about using your Nationwide cards abroad.

Remember, we're never far away

Take a note of our emergency numbers, just in case you need us while you're abroad.

Which Nationwide products give you access to travel benefits?


The FlexPlus current account comes with worldwide family travel insurance and commission-free cash withdrawals while you're away, all for just £10 a month.


Exclusively available to our main current account customers*, the Select Credit Card offers commission-free purchases when you're abroad.

15.9% APR representative (variable).


The FlexAccount current account gives you free European travel insurance, if you are eligible.

* Eligibility criteria apply. Minimum age 18, subject to status.

Emergency numbers

Fees and charges

Important Travel Information