Pre Paid Travel Cards

Mastercard Multi-Currency Cash Passport

Mastercard Multi-Currency Cash Passport is a pre-paid PIN and chip protected travel money card that enables you to obtain local currency from over 1.9 million Mastercard ATMs and over 29 million merchants worldwide. It is a safer, more convenient way to access cash and make purchases overseas.

 

Multi-currency Cash Passport™ wins CANSTAR award

The Multi-currency Cash Passport has been named CANSTAR's Outstanding Value Travel Money Card for 2012 for the value it offers Australian travellers.
This year was the first time Canstar has compared 5 travel money cards which allow users to load multiple currencies onto a single card. The cards were rated against CANSTAR’s value proposition and more than 120 features were compared. Read more in the Media Release.(PDF 292KB)

 

Features and benefits

  • not linked to your bank account
  • multiple currencies can be loaded on the one card
  • offers access to local money without having to carry cash, travellers cheques or identification
  • you can access your funds 24 hours a day
  • up to 9 currencies available (Australian dollars, Great British pounds [Sterling], US dollars, Euros, New Zealand dollars, Hong Kong dollars, Singaporean dollars, Canadian dollars and Japanese yen)
  • keep track of your card balance and statements, find the nearest ATM or change your pin at www.cashpassport.com/multi  
  • to assist you in deciding which currencies are most suitable in the country or countries you are visiting, use the Best Travel Money guide (PDF 22.5kb)

 

Security features

When you purchase a Multi-Currency Cash Passport you will receive a second Cash Passport card free of charge. Your second card is connected to the same pool of funds, which is especially useful in the unlikely event that your first card is lost or stolen. This means that the lost card can be cancelled but you can carry on your trip without any inconvenience.

 

Benefits of topping up (reloading) your card

Multi-Currency Cash Passports are valid for up to 5 years and can be reloaded again and again so you can keep your card for the next time you travel. If you're running short of money you can have additional funds added by someone back home. Multi-Currency Cash Passport can be reloaded via BPAY which can be accessed through www.cashpassport.com.au, EasyPhone Banking or Internet Banking.

 

Biller code: 184416

Reference no: Your 16 digit card number

 

Your card will be reloaded within approximately two to three business days. 1% commission applies. Exchange rate of the day applies for foreign currency reloads.

 

NOTE: You cannot re-load an existing Visa single currency Cash Passport in a BOQ branch after 6 February 2012. If you wish to re-load you may continue to do so via BPAY. Alternatively, your BOQ branch can sell you a new Multi-Currency Cash Passport, the remaining balance on your single currency Cash passport can be used up by you or cashed in and and funds transferred to you nominated bank account.

 

Emergency assistance

In addition, you'll enjoy complete peace of mind with Multi Currency Cash Passport free emergency travel assistance service. It is designed to help you with almost any emergency, through a single telephone call to the Emergency Assistance help line, via:

  • Toll-free number (Australia, 1800 098 231)
  • Toll-free number (International (+44207 6499 404)

You can call for help and advice regarding:

  • lost or stolen credit cards and passport
  • medical emergencies
  • legal assistance
  • emergency transport home
  • interpreter services
  • sending a message home

Refer to the terms and conditions of the Emergency Assistance program. (PDF 215KB)

 

Easy to purchase

As Cash Passport cards are not bank accounts, they are available immediately* from any BOQ branch and can be purchased by people under 18.

 

* You may be required to provide identification documents. Cards will be activated for use within 2 business hours; allow up to 2 business days for funds loaded via BPAY to appear in your account.

 

Fees and charges

We charge 1% of the AUD value of your cash passport, minimum $10 for loads and re-loads. The following limits and fees apply to the Card, the Services and /or the Cash Passport Fund. Further disclosure on fees and limits is illustrated in the Product Disclosure Statement provided with the product.

 

FEES Australia dollar US dollar Great British pound Euro New Zealand dollar
ATM withdrawal fees (outside Australia) NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
ATM withdrawal fees (inside Australia) 2.95% of withdrawal amount 2.95% of withdrawal amount 2.95% of withdrawal amount 2.95% of withdrawal amount 2.95% of withdrawal amount
Monthly fee (after 12 months of inactivity) 4.00 AUD 4.00 AUD 4.00 AUD 4.00 AUD 4.00
Full withdrawal and closing of your Cash Passport Fund 10.00 AUD 10.00 AUD 10.00 AUD 10.00 AUD 10.00

 

LIMITS Australia dollar US dollar Great British pound Euro New Zealand dollar
Minimum amount 100 AUD 100 equivalent AUD 100 equivalent AUD 100 equivalent AUD 100 equivalent
Maximum BPAY reload amount per day 10,000 AUD 10,000 AUD 10,000 AUD 10,000 AUD 10,000
Maximum amount 25,000 AUD 25,000 equivalent AUD 25,000 equivalent AUD 25,000 equivalent AUD 25,000 equivalent
Maximum balance at any one time 100,000 AUD 100,000 equivalent AUD 100,000 equivalent AUD 100,000 equivalent AUD 100,000 equivalent
Maximum number of Multi-currency cards you may hold in your name at any one time (not including the linked Secondary Card provided at the time of purchase) One One One One One
24 hour ATM withdrawal limit (some ATM operators have their own limits which may be lower) 3,000 AUD 3,000 equivalent AUD 3,000 equivalent AUD 3,000 equivalent AUD 3,000 equivalent
24 hour EFTPOS limit 15,000 AUD 15,000 equivalent AUD 15,000 equivalent AUD 15,000 equivalent AUD 15,000 equivalent
Card life 5 years from activation
Maximum number of cards per cash passport fund 2 2 2 2 2

 

How to apply

  1. You will need to meet the customer identification requirements of photo identification (Passport or Drivers Licence)
  2. Visit your nearest Bank of Queensland branch to purchase your card.

 

Additional information

Refer to the Cash Passport terms and conditions. (PDF 215KB)

 

*DISCLAIMER :Access Prepaid Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 47 145 452 044, AFSL 386 837) arranges for the issue of the Cash Passport in conjunction with the issuer, Heritage Building Society Limited (ABN 32 087 652 024, AFSL 240 984). You should consider the Product Disclosure Statement for the relevant Cash Passport available at www.cashpassport.com.au before deciding to acquire the product. Any advice does not take into account your personal needs, financial circumstances or objectives and you should consider if it is appropriate for you.