UAE dirham card in Australia

Living in Australia and travelling often to United Arab Emirates? UAE dirham travel card lets you convert your local currency to spend when travelling to United Arab Emirates. The TransferWise debit card gives you the best rate for spending in UAE dirham and 50+ other currencies.

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How does a UAE dirham card work?

Save money when travelling in United Arab Emirates.

The TransferWise debit card is like having your UAE dirhams on a card – it lets you send and spend money around the world at the real exchange rate.

Avoid hidden fees in the exchange rate while withdrawing from millions of ATMs abroad, paying in restaurants and shops, and buying your accommodation and flights.

You can hold up to 50+ currencies at once, and convert them in real time with the free TransferWise app.

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Why get a UAE dirham currency card from TransferWise?

Benefits of the TransferWise UAE dirham card.

  1. Send and spend money in UAE dirham and more than 50 different currencies
  2. No need to exchange and carry cash
  3. Powered by Mastercard
  4. Accepted in shops and restaurants all over the world
  5. Free ATM withdrawals from more than 2 million ATMs worldwide (up to A$350 per month)
  6. Our free app lets you top-up, check your balance and transactions, and convert in real time
  7. Instant transaction notifications on your phone
  8. Chip and PIN and contactless-enabled
  9. Freeze your card if it’s lost or stolen

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TransferWise travel card is up to 10x cheaper for spending abroad.

An independent researcher compared TransferWise to other top travel cards in Australia. They found that we're up to 10x cheaper for spending overseas. That's what's up.

Compare the costs

Monthly account fees
TransferWise Free
ANZ $5
Commbank $4
ING $0
Citibank $0
Send $250 to USD
TransferWise $3.06
ANZ $18.01
Commbank $19
ING N/A
Citibank $3.86
Spend $250 on debit card in USD
TransferWise $1.18
ANZ $7.50
Commbank $7.50
ING $6.25
Citibank $6.25
Withdraw $250 cash / month in USD
TransferWise $0
ANZ $12.50
Commbank $12.50
ING $2.50
Citibank $6.25

Data collected by an independent research agency.

Get your UAE dirham card in 3 simple steps.

Order your card.
1

Order your card.

Create your free TransferWise account and order your UAE dirham card. It’ll arrive within 2 weeks of your order.

Choose your currencies.
2

Choose your currencies.

Activate UAE dirham or any of the other 50+ currencies that we offer, and top your account up.

Spend in United Arab Emirates without rip-off fees.
3

Spend in United Arab Emirates without rip-off fees.

Start using your UAE dirham debit card abroad. It’s accepted anywhere in the world that accepts Mastercard.

Where is the UAE dirham currency card available?

TransferWise travel money card can be ordered from Australia and over 30 other countries to send, spend and receive UAE dirham.

If you’re not based in Australia - check if TransferWise card is available in your country.

Bear in mind, that the UAE dirham card is not available for users based in United Arab Emirates yet.

Get ready for your travels.

How to activate your UAE dirham currency card.

Your card and activation instructions will arrive within 2 weeks of your order.

Once you’ve activated, you can add UAE dirham and as many of our 50+ different currencies as you like. Top your account up via debit card or bank transfer, and you’ll be ready to use your new card around the world.

What can you use our UAE dirham card for?

  • Withdraw money from millions of ATMs all over the world
  • Pay for meals in restaurant, cafes and bars
  • Pay for accommodation or flights online
  • Spend in shops, or shop online in more than 50 different currencies
Avoid rip-off fees.

More tips for saving in United Arab Emirates.

  1. Don’t exchange cash at the airport – it’s much cheaper to withdraw money from an ATM with your travel money card
  2. Always choose the local currency (without conversion) when withdrawing money from ATMs or using your card in shops and restaurants
  3. If you need to pay for your holiday in a foreign currency, transfer your money with TransferWise
  4. Download the free TransferWise app and manage your balance on the go

What if your UAE dirham card gets lost or stolen?

Don’t worry – it’s easy to freeze and replace your TransferWise card. If it’s lost or stolen, here’s what to do.

  1. Freeze your card by logging into your TransferWise account. This will stop any transactions from taking place.
  2. Contact us via email or phone. We’ll put a permanent block on your card.
  3. Confirm via email that you understand your card will be blocked. We want to make sure before going ahead.
  4. Order a new card like you did the first time. We’ll ask you to confirm your name and mailing address.

Once we have these details, we’ll get your new card on its way to you.

We're trusted by 5 million people and counting.

The TransferWise UAE dirham currency card is safe and secure.

TransferWise Ltd is a designated remittance provider registered with the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Centre ("AUSTRAC") IND100428576-001. We’re regulated by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), Australia Financial Services Licence (AFSL) number 456295.

All money in your TransferWise Borderless Account is stored and safeguarded securely in our bank accounts in Australia, the UK or USA depending on the country of residence in your profile.

Over 5 million customers have trusted us to move their money around the world. We move more than $5 billion every month at TransferWise - and we take the safety and security of your money seriously.

Get your UAE dirham card.

Start saving money abroad.

Order your card now