Travelex Supercard - No Fees Withdrawing Cash Abroad

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  1. Wombles

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    We have a credit card which can be used with no fees for purchases abroad but always a dilemma if we needed cash without fees as no way before without having a preloaded card (so money sitting there doing nothing if not needed) but now a possible solution from Travelex see Martin Lewis review http://www.moneysavingexpert.com/ne...ding-abroad-the-free-supercard-launches-today .
    Only just launched so we will wait a while until they sort out their teething problems with this but looks handy for future travels :)
     
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  2. jollyrodger

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    I also have had an email to confirm now gone live ,but like you will wait and see how good/not so good it is :)
     
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  3. PhilandMena

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    Looks like it's in trouble through oversubscription ?
    Anyway, I still prefer Caxton as you can buy the euro's when you judge the rate to be good. Not long ago I bought a load at 1.39 to the £ and now sitting on my card ready for use.
    No fees for withdrawing cash of making purchases abroad. If I have understood the above card correctly, the rate it pays is dependant on that Days exchange rate.
    Seems very popular though !
     
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  4. chaser

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    As far as I can see it doesn't cost anything till you use it , so it's got to be handy to just have with you, if the rate is better than what you loaded your other one at use it if it's worse use your other, no brainer as I can see, haven't got one but same as you all looking into it
     
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  5. Lenny HB

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    Just registered, IMO much better than cards like Caxton, don't like giving companies my hard earned cash up front & never been very impressed with their exchange rates.
     
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    Well just had a go at it, downloaded the apple app, it asks for your email and mobile no, then three stupid questions , then when I submit the thingy just keeps going round then eventually it comes up with whoops something's gone wrong , try again
     
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    Ignore that , it's worked now, they are going to send an email , what to do next!
     
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    I have to try submitting ½ doz times, them it finally came up with application accepted your card will be posted to you.
     
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    Think being on the Martin Lewis website & email update list has made this go into meltdown! Good to hear that it finally worked :)
     
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    Download App, went through registration, had few arrow messages so just repeat till got the next, at the last stage couldn't go pass arrow message, called them and been told all crashed and to leave it for two hours, they hope to sort the problem.
    Didn't try again but sudenly, an hour ago got a mail, subject: You've successfully registered - your Supercard is on its way.
    Hopefully will start saving money on our coming two weeks in France.
     
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    Downloaded app, registered, Supercard in the post.. all straight forward ..so far
     
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    Seems that they sorted the website problems they had yesterday.
     
  13. chaser

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    Said they were going to send me an email but they haven't :(
     
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    Just tried registering again and again says they will send email, has anyone else got past this
     
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    How can they send it , they haven't asked for my address
     
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    had the email.. about 10 mins after registering with the app
     
  17. chaser

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    I must be a bad risk:(
     
  18. Lenny HB

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    Part of the application was filling in an email address it won't let you complete the form without it.

    I received my email 1 - 2 hours after acceptance.
     
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    Yes did that at four o clock yesterday , still no email
     
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    Oops, Did not work for me. Maybe because I am not on the electoral role?
     
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