World Currency Card™

Where Every Great Journey Begins

Our global travel card is South Africa’s first pre-loaded travel card that comes with automatic Visa Platinum status. You get world-class benefits like dining deals, special shopping privileges, extended warranty, and purchase protection.  

World Currency Card™ – more than just the widest range of currencies in the country. 


Currency Options

Click on the country of your destination on the map for details of the country's currency: including rates, rate calculator, rate history, and the ability to order online.

United States Dollar
World Currency Card™
Canadian Dollar
World Currency Card™
Argentino Peso
World Currency Card™
Brazilian Real
World Currency Card™
South African Rand
World Currency Card™
Mauritian Rupee
World Currency Card™
Japanese Yen
World Currency Card™
Chinese Yuan
World Currency Card™
Thailand Baht
World Currency Card™
Indian Rupee
World Currency Card™
Australian Dollar
World Currency Card™
New Zealand Dollar
World Currency Card™
British Pound
World Currency Card™
Euro
World Currency Card™
Swiss Franc
World Currency Card™
United Arab Emirates Dirham
World Currency Card™
Saudi Arabian Riyals
World Currency Card™
Israeli Shekel
World Currency Card™

Benefits of World Currency Card™

With so many travel card advantages on your World Currency Card™, why choose anything else?

  • Choice and convenience
  • Safety and purchase protection
  • Discounts and special deals
  • Visa Platinum privileges
  • Voyager MilesTM
  • Medical and legal referral

Global Benefits in One Card

Every World Currency Card comes with automatic Platinum Status.

  • Automatic Visa Platinum Purchase Protection* – Items paid for on your World Currency Card™ are covered against loss, damage or theft.
  • Automatic Extended Warranty* – Manufacturer’s warrantees on items paid for on your World Currency Card™ is doubled up to a maximum of 24 months.
  • Travel discounts – Get great deals at various hotels across the globe.
  • Dining deals – Eat at exquisite restaurants, brasseries, bistros, trattorias and cafés all over the world.
  • Save on shopping – Shop for your favourite brands and save every time you hit the high street.
  • Lifestyle privileges – Choose from a diverse selection such as car hire, luxury retail, golf, travel, cruise, entertainment, and more.

*Terms and conditions apply

 

Medical and Legal Referral

Your World Currency Card gives you access to Visa's medical and legal referral service while travelling abroad up to 90 days. When you or your family require medical treatment, the team will advise and put you in touch with a local medical service provider and someone to monitor your medical condition, both during and after hospitalisation.

Your World Currency Card™ is a travel money card that offers you even more possibilities with Visa Platinum.

World Currency Card™ - Voyager Miles™ Programme

R25 = 1 Voyager Mile

As a World Currency Card™ holder you can earn 1 Voyager Mile for every R25 loaded onto your World Currency Card™. Unlike a credit card, on your World Currency Card™, you’ll earn Voyager Miles™ on the total amount loaded, regardless of whether you spend the whole amount or not.

 

Provide your Voyager number when applying to ensure that you earn Voyager Miles™. Earning Voyager Miles™ is as easy as loading your World Currency Card™ every time you travel abroad. 

Ways to Reload Funds

Online Branch
Online Forex Ordering – Registration required In-branch – before leaving for your trip abroad
Inter-account transfer – Bidvest Bank Account™ holders only Power of Attorney – Sending your appointed representative while you’re abroad

Forex Calculator

USD
ZAR


Last updated 19 September 2014 at 16h34*
* These rates are indicative and exclude commission and charges. Rates are subject to change and cannot be guaranteed until payment has been made.
  Please confirm rates with your nearest Bidvest Bank branch or call 0860 11 11 77.

24-hour Call Centre Support

Domestic calls within South Africa: 0860 11 11 77

International calls to South Africa: +27 11 407 3103 

Call Me Back