Accessing your money overseas

How can we help?

Before you depart

Notify us of your travel

We can contact you if we spot any suspicious activity while you’re away. You can do this via our form in Online Banking or the Bankwest App.

Ensure you can receive SMS

Switch on International Roaming^ to receive SMS codes and access full online banking features overseas.

Familiarise yourself with overseas fees and charges

Find out how you can minimise overseas fees and charges when travelling overseas.

Buy foreign currency

Order your foreign cash online through Travelex*.

Travel insurance

Check what your travel insurance covers you for whilst you’re overseas. If you have a Bankwest Platinum or World Mastercard® you may be eligible for Complimentary Credit Card Travel Insurance

^ International roaming may be subject to charges for calls, voicemail services, messaging and data use. Please check with your provider. In some countries use of their network may also result in charges.

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