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Soldo Family Card
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Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: £2.00
ATM Charges: £0.50
Top Up Fee: Free
Prepaid Financial USD Card
Application Fee: $18.00
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee
Monthly Fee: $2.00
ATM Charges: Free in card currency - 1.5% - 2% elsewhere
Top Up Fee: Free - 3%
Post Office Card
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Transaction Fee: uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: Free in card currency otherwise 3%
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.5%
Tuxedo Travel Money Card
Application Fee: £19.95 & £10.00 goes onto the card
Transaction Fee: no-foreign-atm, no-foreign-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: £1.50 €1.50 $2.00
Top Up Fee: Free - 4%
Tuxedo prepaid Card
Application Fee: £9.95
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee, uk-atm-fee, usa-atm-fee, usa-transaction-fee
Monthly Fee: £4.99
ATM Charges: In the UK £0.50 - £2.25 Abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 3%
Tuxedo PAYG Card
Application Fee: £9.95
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee, uk-atm-fee, uk-transaction-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 1.5% (min 99p / max £1.50) - £2.25 abroad
Top Up Fee: Free up to 3%
Card One Banking
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Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: £12.95
ATM Charges: £1.50 - £3.00
Top Up Fee: Free - £2.00
Weswap Prepaid Card
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Monthly Fee: None
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Caxtonfx Corporate Card
Application Fee: 9.95
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee, uk-transaction-fee, usa-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: £0.50
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Australian Dollar Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 6 AUD in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Brazilian Real Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 10 BRL in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Canadian Dollar Card
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Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 6 CAD in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Danish Krone Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 30 DKK in the UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Euro Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: €4.00 in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Indian Rupee Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 260 INR in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net Japanese Yen Card
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Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 650 JPY in the UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Latvian Lats Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 3 LVL in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Lithuanian Litas Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 15 LTL in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Norwegian Krone Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 30 NOK in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Polish Zloty Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 15 PLN in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Romanian Leu Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 16.5 RON in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Net+ Swedish Krona Card
Application Fee: Free
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Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 40 SEK in UK - 2.95% abroad
Top Up Fee: Free up to 1.75%
Neteller Prepaid Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-pos, no-usa-pos, uk-atm-fee, usa-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: £3.00
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.75%
Ukash Prepaid Card
Application Fee: Free*
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee, uk-atm-fee, uk-transaction-fee, usa-atm-fee, usa-transaction-fee
Monthly Fee: £1.50
ATM Charges: £1.50
Top Up Fee: Free - £2.50
Cashplus Freedom Card
Application Fee: £4.95
Transaction Fee: no-uk-atm-fee, no-uk-pos
Monthly Fee: First 3 months free then £2
ATM Charges: First 3 months free then £2
Top Up Fee: Free - £3 for Epay
Cashplus Euro Card
Application Fee: Free To Existing Customers
Transaction Fee: no-foreign-atm, no-foreign-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: Free - €4.00
Top Up Fee: Free
Cashplus Business Card
Application Fee: £29.99
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: £0.99 UK - £3.00 abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - £2.00
Cashplus Premier Card
Application Fee: £29.99
Transaction Fee: uk-transaction-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: £0.99 - £3.00
Top Up Fee: Free - £3.00
Rushcard Prepaid Card
Application Fee: $3.95 - $14.95
Transaction Fee: no-usa-pos, usa-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: $9.95
ATM Charges: $2.50 (two free per month)
Top Up Fee: Free
Travelex Australian Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee, no-usa-atm, no-usa-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: Free
Top Up Fee: Free - 2%
Travelex Canadian Card
Application Fee: Free minimum £100 load
Transaction Fee: no-usa-atm, no-usa-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: Free
Top Up Fee: Free
Travelex Cash Passport Card
Application Fee: Free minimum £100 load
Transaction Fee: no-foreign-atm, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-atm-fee, no-uk-pos, no-usa-atm, no-usa-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: Free
Top Up Fee: Free - 2%
Travelex Japanese Yen Card
Application Fee: Free minimum £100 load
Transaction Fee: no-foreign-atm, no-foreign-pos
Monthly Fee: £12.50
ATM Charges: Free
Top Up Fee: Free
Travelex New Zealand Card
Application Fee: Free minimum £100 load
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: Free
Top Up Fee: Free
Travelex Rand Card
Application Fee: Free minimum £100 load
Transaction Fee: no-foreign-atm, no-foreign-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: Free
Top Up Fee: Free
FairFX Anywhere Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: 1.5%
Top Up Fee: Free - 1.5%
icount Pay Monthly Card
Application Fee: £4.95
Transaction Fee: no-uk-atm-fee, no-uk-pos
Monthly Fee: £9.95
ATM Charges: £0.50 UK - £1.50 abroad
Top Up Fee: Free (except cheque, which is minimum £4.50)
icount Payg Card
Application Fee: £4.95
Transaction Fee: uk-atm-fee, uk-transaction-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: £0.75 in UK - £1.50 Outside UK
Top Up Fee: Free
Cashplus Deluxe Card
Application Fee: £4.95
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-foreign-pos, no-uk-atm-fee, no-uk-pos
Monthly Fee: £9.95
ATM Charges: Free in the UK - £3.00 abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - £3.00
Breadfx Card
Application Fee: Free - £10 deposit taken at purchase
Transaction Fee: no-foreign-atm, no-foreign-pos, uk-atm-fee, uk-transaction-fee
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Top Up Fee: Free
Bread Prepaid Card
Application Fee: £7.50 - £10.00
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee, uk-atm-fee, uk-transaction-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: £1.50
Top Up Fee: Free - 3%
my Travel Cash Multi Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: no-foreign-atm, no-foreign-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: Free
Top Up Fee: Free - 2.5%
Ffrees Family Account
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free*
ATM Charges: UK £0.75 - EU £3.00 - Elsewhere £2 + 1%
Top Up Fee: Free
U Account Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: £5
ATM Charges: £0.50
Top Up Fee: Free
Pockit Pay Monthly Card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee, no-uk-atm-fee, no-uk-pos
Monthly Fee: £3.00
ATM Charges: £1.00 up to £2.25
Top Up Fee: Free - 3%
Pockit Payg Card
Application Fee: £0.99
Transaction Fee: foreign-atm-fee, foreign-transaction-fee, no-uk-pos, uk-atm-fee
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: £1.00 in UK - £2.25 abroad
Top Up Fee: Free - 3.5%
CaxtonFX Dollar Card
Application Fee: None
Transaction Fee: no-usa-atm, no-usa-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: Free - $2.00
Top Up Fee: Free
Caxtonfx Euro Card
Application Fee: Free- £10.00
Transaction Fee: no-foreign-atm, no-foreign-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
ATM Charges: Free, except in UK which is €2
Top Up Fee: Free up to 4%
Caxtonfx Global card
Application Fee: Free
Transaction Fee: no-foreign-atm, no-foreign-pos
Monthly Fee: Free
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Top Up Fee: Free
AA Sterling Card
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ATM Charges: £1.50
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AceFX Euro Card
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Alto Prepaid Card
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Virgin Pay Monthly Card
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Top Up Fee: Free - 3.5%
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ATM Charges: 2.95% in UK - 3.5% Outside UK
Top Up Fee: Free - 2.75%

Chaps Brits stash £1.6bn of leftover holiday money in their homes

Brits are returning from overseas holidays with over £1 billion worth of leftover foreign currency – which they promptly forget about.

The research, conducted by travel search site Skyscanner, revealed that Brits come back from their holidays with £1.6billion, which is equivalent to €2billion.

According to a poll, which included 1,100 British travellers, the average amount of leftover holiday money amounted to £54 per person in various currencies which ranged from Cypriot Pounds to Thai Baht.

The survey showed that 89% of holidaymakers come back from their travels with leftover currency. Travellers stash an average of £60 in Euros and those returning from the USA tend to bring back an average of – which amounts to 8 million, or 7 million, nationwide.

Despite bringing back a huge sum of money, one in three British holiday-goers forget to take their leftover currency with them on their next trip.

According to the research, the majority of the foreign currency is neglected in a drawer alongside items such as old batteries and spare light bulbs. In some more unique cases, it is used to make jewellery or decorate the coffee table.

Victoria Bailie, spokesperson for Skyscanner, said: "Many travellers like to keep a few notes and coins as souvenirs but we were surprised at how big that pot of foreign cash is. Collectively, it's enough for the UK to buy its own Caribbean island and a fleet of private jets to fly there."

Ms Bailie pointed out that many airlines or airports have charity collection boxes where leftover currency can be donated, and recommended that travellers check their drawers before leaving the house to go on holiday.

In order to avoid being left with foreign cash when you return from a holiday abroad – which could be put to use in sterling or risks being forgotten next time the holiday season comes around – it might be worth loading cash onto a prepaid credit card.

By planning in advance and loading a set amount onto a prepaid travel card, the likelihood of coming back with unwanted foreign currency is diminished.