WeSwap is helping travellers everywhere exchange currency at fair, transparent rates. Just download the app and join our peer-to-peer community of over 350,000 travellers who have swapped over £100 million in currency, saving up to 90% on their travel money in the process.
Our global travel card and app works in almost any country, anywhere, wherever the Mastercard® acceptance mark is displayed. No fake exchange rates, hidden fees or shocks when you get home.
It’s super simple:
Sign-up for free through the app to get your prepaid WeSwap multi-currency Mastercard in the post. Load your card securely with ££ using your normal debit card, online bank account or Apple Pay.
SPEND or SWAP
Spend in over 150 currencies worldwide (that’s pretty much all of them). Your card will auto-convert your home balance to the currency you're spending in. Or, you can hold and exchange up to 18 currencies in different wallets on your account in advance. You can lock in an even better rate by swapping your money to any of them upfront.
Use your contactless WeSwap Mastercard all over, on all the important things on your holiday. Pizza. Sangria. Emergency sun cream.
The WeSwap app lets you easily and securely manage your WeSwap multi-currency card on the go. Check out these great features:
• Top up more money instantly
• Swap to the currency you need
• Review your current balance
• Monitor your recent transactions
• Transfer money directly to your WeSwap friends
• Check out the live interbank rates for any currency pair
• Block/unblock your card in-app
• Travelling for business? Tag transactions as expenses and export to CSV.
• Need a bit of cash before you go? Order travel cash directly from the app.
• Invite friends and earn rewards for spreading the swapping revolution. When you invite 5 friends you can exchange money for free, for life!
• Money left after your trip? Swap to another currency anytime, or swap back and use it at home.
What people are saying:
“Cuts out hefty bank charges for travellers” - by Lonely Planet
WeSwap connects travellers to each other via an app so that they can swap their money at real life exchange rates, without a massive cut being taken by a bank.
"My best travel companion after my wife” - 5 STARS by Barry Dyer
So easy to use, convenient, and fantastic rates on exchanges for every currency I have ever needed.
“If you travel anywhere - get a WeSwap card” - 5 STARS by James Simmons
I think we saved nearly £150 in fees compared to previous trips. The rates are excellent and the service is top notch.
“Fast, easy and very good customer support” - 5 STARS by vick1973
The app is fast and easy to use while the customer support is efficient and provide clean and fast answers.
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WeSwap is the people’s currency exchange. We want cheaper travel money for all! Download the app and join today.
Good news, WeSwappers. The app’s now compatible with the latest iOS 12.2 upgrade. Plus, we’ve looked under the hood, squashed a couple of bugs and tweaked the app so now it’s running smoother than ever. Thanks for letting us know about any issues you’re having and please let us know if you find any more. Happy travels!
Ratings and Reviews
Perfect Travel Companion!
Having access to this app and card has changed the way I pay for items abroad. Banks and cards are getting that good that you can just use your actual debit card abroad but for me I still want that piece of mind of safety. That’s where WeSwap comes in. I can load any amount of money I want without hassle and get it changed at a really reasonable rate which takes 7 days with the option of swapping instantly but overall getting a little less money out of it. The ease of using the contactless card abroad is just perfect. Seriously, look no further. If you want to take money abroad and be safe, sign up to WeSwap and get the card. Really looking forward to my next trip to America next week where I can be happy knowing I won’t have any problems with money! Thanks 😃🌎🌍🌏
Potential, but room for improvement!
Overall I like the card and have already recommended it to a family member. However, I have found it unable to work on several occasions (other cards that I was therefore forced to use worked just fine), particularly (but not only) with regard to online transactions. Also beware that when you are told that conversions will likely be gradual over the chosen period (for example seven days)..... it isn’t the case, even with very common and heavily traded currencies such as pounds and euros. I had anticipated that choosing an ‘up to seven days’ conversation would mean I’d have at least a little euros available by the time that I landed in Amsterdam.... only to find that I instead had to upgrade to an ‘instant’ conversion (at the full 2% charge) on the whole transaction, even though I was literally only a few hours from the expiration of the full seven days they’d had to make some of the conversion. I felt quite cheated, as I could have got a better instant rate seven days earlier or selected the three day option!
Developer Response ,
Hi Alan, thanks so much for your review. We'd like to investigate further as to why you had declined transactions. Could you please email us at email@example.com so we can take a look. Our 7 day swap option means your swap will take exactly 7 days to complete, so if you made the swap at 2pm the swap will finish in 7 days at 2pm. We're sorry you felt cheated by this. If you could get an email over to us we'll investigate further.
It’s good but still a bit of a way to go
I have had some hiccups since using my card. I think you can now use the card anywhere in the world which is a bonus. My first use in Peru saw my card retained in the cash point as the currency was not supported. Bad start to my travels. Since then I’ve used it in Australia and I am currently in NZ. Beware of loading your card by using the app. Several times I have had a problem with this. Two times it has loaded twice for my single request. This obviously affects your current account balance. The money goes to load instantly but takes 3-5 days to get back. I now only ever load by bank transfer and I advise anyone do the same. Weswap not having a 24 hour worldwide telephone support line is a big problem to me. This issue needs resolving above all else and as soon as possible. The email support is generally excellent but sometimes you wait a few days for a reply. This is not good when £1000 has loaded twice!!!
Developer Response ,
Hi, Thank you very much for your feedback. We are really sorry you had trouble using the card. It looks like you tried to use the card in Peru before we supported Global Spending. We are now supporting this feature so next time you plan to travel to a country where we don't support the official currency, all you have to do is leave the funds in your home wallet and every transaction will occur using the Mastercard rate and a 2% instant fee. With regards to loading, deep apologies for the trouble in the double loads. It seems as you may have loaded when we had an outage which caused the data to duplicate itself leading to double loads. We are looking at solving this very soon. If you contact us on the same day that the double load is made, it is possible to have the transaction released on the same day but this may vary between banks. We are looking at having a 24 hour customer service or help desk and we will release more details on this very soon. Once again apologies for the trouble and thank you for the feedback. We will continue to try to improve our services. Please do let us know if you have any questions. Kind regards, The WeSwap team.
Up to six family members will be able to use this app with Family Sharing enabled.