Travel and international help

Here's what you need to know about using your Bankwest cards and accounts while overseas.

Your ultimate travel companions

Get a Platinum Debit Mastercard with your Bankwest account and we won’t charge foreign transaction or ATM fees. Shop from anywhere in the world and enjoy the benefits of Platinum, with less fees every day. 1 Overseas and local non-bank ATM operators may charge a fee. Other fees and charges may apply.​

Bankwest Zero Platinum Mastercard

Less foreign transaction fees

With a Bankwest Zero Platinum Mastercard credit card, you'll pay no foreign transaction fees, so you can save when you shop online or when you're overseas and receive complimentary overseas travel insurance. Plus, there's no annual fee – ever. 2 3

Bankwest at your fingertips

By using online banking or the app, you can manage your account details, view payments and transfers, message our support team... and that's just the beginning. It's easy and secure – 24/7.

Need help?

Contact us about your banking needs, get in touch from overseas on +61 8 9449 2840, or send us your feedback.

  1. Overseas and local non-bank ATM operators may charge a fee. Other fees and charges may apply.​
  2. Foreign transactions are transactions occurring outside of Australia whether in foreign currency or Australian dollars including if you are in Australia (for example, online) where the merchant or the financial institution or entity processing the transaction is located overseas. No foreign transaction fees or overseas ATM fees apply for Platinum or World customers. Other fees and charges may apply, including Overseas ATM operator and local non-bank ATM operators may charge a fee.
  3. Complimentary overseas travel insurance provides base cover only and limitations, exclusions and eligibility criteria apply. See the Credit Card Insurances Product Disclosure Statement and Information Booklet (PDF) for details.

    Coronavirus (COVID-19)
    COVID-19 cover under the Overseas Emergency Medical and Hospital Expenses benefit is now included for travellers whose journey commenced on or after 24 August 2022. If you have purchased any upgraded cover before 24 August, regardless of the date travel commences, COVID-19 cover is not included under Overseas Emergency Medical and Hospital Expenses benefit. There is no COVID-19 cover for cruise travel or cancellation claims related to COVID-19. Terms and conditions apply.

    There is no cover under any other benefit for claims related to COVID-19 for all destinations. For more information please refer to the Credit Card Insurance PDS (PDF).

Consider the applicable product PDS available from Bankwest before deciding whether the product is right for you. Fees and charges may apply and subject to change.

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