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Travelling overseas? Here are our top items to tick off your pre-travel checklist

Let us know before you go

We're always on the lookout for suspicious card activity. If we don't know you're overseas, transactions made outside Australia is a cause for concern. Contact your branch to let us know where you're going and how long you'll be gone for.

Pre-pay your bills

If you're set up to receive one-time password authentication, this may not work while you're overseas. Avoid the hassle of being unable to make a payment to a new payee, by scheduling BPAY bill payments or other payments in HandyNet internet banking before you go.

Travel insurance

Travel insurance is essential for peace of mind while you're on holiday. Check out our travel insurance page or get a quote online now.

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Taking money overseas

Our low rate credit card can be used to pay for hotels, food and travel arrangements. Keep in mind that most hotels and cruises only accept credit card on arrival. To avoid getting caught, do your research on where you're staying before you go.

Foreign Cash

Why not order your foreign cash ahead of time before leaving Australia and take the hassle out of queues at the airport. We offer Australia’s largest range of currencies and denominations. Major currencies such as US Dollars, British Pounds, Euro and New Zealand Dollars can be made available for pick up usually the next working day*.

Don’t forget, we can sell AND repurchase over 30 currencies in a variety of denominations.

Beware of data roaming

If you're taking your SIM card overseas, avoid hefty data charges from your network provider, by turning off 'data roaming' from within your phone settings.

Ask HorizonCall 1300 366 565

 

 

Additional Information

*When ordered prior to 12:00 midday

The advice on this web page is general advice only and does not take into account your individual objectives, financial situation or needs ('your personal circumstances').
Please refer to the Travel Insurance Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for details on limitations and exclusions. Before using this advice to decide whether to purchase or hold this insurance policy, you should consider the appropriateness of it having regard to your personal circumstances.
Horizon Credit Union ABN 66 087 650 173 acts under its own Australian Financial Services Licence (no. 240573) and under an agreement with the insurer, Insurance Australia Limited ABN 11 000 016 722 trading as CGU Insurance (CGU). Backed by IAG. Insurance is issued by CGU. You can get a Product Disclosure Statement (PDS) for the products from any office of Horizon Credit Union or CGU. You should consider the PDS in deciding whether to buy or hold the product.