Helping You Find Credit Cards For Your Travel Adventures

Holidays should be stress-free. Nobody wants to be worrying about money while sipping a piña colada on the beach or enjoying the buzzing culture of a new city. Choosing the right credit card can make your trip a whole lot easier.

Curve is here to help guide you through finding the right credit card for your next holiday 😎

  Zero fee overseas ATM withdrawals Zero fee overseas
Santander Zero Credit
Tandem Mastercard
Barclaycard Platinum
Cashback Plus

Santander Zero Credit Card

With the Santander Zero Credit Card, you can get reliable, fee-free spending. You can also enjoy interest-free purchases for the first 12 months of opening your account. With Santander, you can get up to 15% cashback at a wide range of retailers by joining their Retailers Offers Programme. These deals are tailored specifically to you, based on your spending habits.

  • 18.9% cash withdrawal APR
  • 18.9% representative APR

Tandem Mastercard

Planning to treat yourself to some (aka – a lot) of souvenirs? The Tandem Mastercard offers 0.5% cashback on all purchases over £1 worldwide. You can finally justify all that shopping. Plus, you can earn cashback rewards wherever you are in the world.

  • 18.9% cash withdrawal APR
  • 18.9% representative APR

Barclaycard Platinum Cashback Plus credit card

If you’re the “go with the flow” type of traveller, you could benefit from this type of credit card. The 0% interest for cash withdrawals gives you ultimate flexibility with your spending. Go ahead and be spontaneous, for last-minute dinner plans or extending your trip a few weeks. You can enjoy 0.5% cashback for the first 3 months from opening your account, and then 0.25% cashback all the way until 31 August 2023.

  • 0% cash withdrawal APR (for up to 56 days, just make sure to pay off your balance in full each month to avoid 27.9% APR)
  • 21.9% representative APR
  • Not suitable for first-time credit card owners

Top tips to remember when using your credit card abroad:

  1. Always opt to pay in the local currency. This avoids extra fees from your bank.
  2. Always pay your balance in full each month to keep the spending fee-free.

Did you know that with Curve you get extra perks on top of the ones offered by your credit cards? Manage all your bank cards on one handy, smart card and an even smarter app. We make travelling even easier. With Curve you get zero fee foreign exchange* and free-free ATM withdrawals abroad* Download the app now to take control of your finances, and bon voyage.

Plus, check out our Go Back in Time feature which means if you paid with the wrong card, you can switch the card you used, for a purchase up to £1,000 and within 14 days.*  to get ultimate flexibility.

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