Swiss franc card in the UK

Living in the UK and travelling often to Switzerland? Swiss franc travel card lets you convert your local currency to spend when travelling to Switzerland. The TransferWise debit card gives you the best rate for spending in Swiss franc and 50+ other currencies.

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How does a Swiss franc card work?

Save money when travelling in Switzerland.

The TransferWise debit card is like having your Swiss francs 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 Swiss franc currency card from TransferWise?

Benefits of the TransferWise Swiss franc card.

  1. Send and spend money in Swiss franc 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 £200 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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We’re up to 15x cheaper than high street debit and credit cards.

We asked an independent research agency to compare our travel money card to 21 banks worldwide. Here’s how we compare to UK current accounts for managing your money abroad.

Compare the costs

Send £250 to EUR
TransferWise £1.54
Barclays £7.89
Lloyds £18.73
Santander £23.55
Spend £250 on debit card in EUR
TransferWise 83p
Barclays £15.66
Lloyds £17.43
Santander £16.91
Withdraw £250 / month cash in EUR
TransferWise £1.76
Barclays £17.14
Lloyds £18.40
Santander £20.64
Receive AUD, NZD, EUR, GBP, PLN and USD into your account
TransferWise Free
Barclays N/A
Lloyds N/A
Santander N/A

Data collected by an independent research agency.

Get your Swiss franc card in 3 simple steps.

Order your card.
1

Order your card.

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

Choose your currencies.
2

Choose your currencies.

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

Spend in Switzerland without rip-off fees.
3

Spend in Switzerland without rip-off fees.

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

Where is the Swiss franc currency card available?

TransferWise travel money card can be ordered from the UK and over 30 other countries to send, spend and receive Swiss franc.

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

Get ready for your travels.

How to activate your Swiss franc currency card.

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

Once you’ve activated, you can add Swiss franc 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 Swiss franc 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 Switzerland.

  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 Swiss franc 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 4 million people and counting.

The TransferWise Swiss franc currency card is safe and secure.

TransferWise is an authorised Electronic Money Institution independently regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) in the UK.

This means we're required by law to keep your money safe by storing it in a low-risk financial institution – in Europe this is in our UK account with Barclays, in the US this is in our US account with Wells Fargo.

Get your Swiss franc card.

Start saving money abroad.

Order your card now