The travel card

The Travel card is your practical and secure companion on your travels. Use the reloadable prepaid card to pay worldwide in over 36 million stores, hotels and restaurants and withdraw cash from more than 2 million ATMs. If the card is lost or stolen, it will be replaced free of charge.

The Travel card: practical, secure and can be topped up at any time

  • Free reloadable prepaid card in CHF, EUR or USD

  • Free hotel card

  • Global cash withdrawals at around 2 million ATMs

  • Top up card credit easily in e-finance and via the Swiss Bankers app

  • Pay worldwide in more than 36 million stores, restaurants, hotels and online shops

  • It is quick and free of charge to replace the card, including its remaining balance if lost or stolen

  • Precondition

    In order to use the Travel card, you need a private account in CHF, EUR or USD or a savings account in CHF or EUR. For accounts in EUR or USD, you can only order and top up Travel cards in the respective currency.

    Delivery terms

    Cards and PIN codes are sent separately by post by Swiss Bankers. Delivery can be made to private or business addresses within Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein.

    Please note the following provision regarding the delivery period:

    • Orders received by 1 p.m. on working days are usually delivered on the next working day
    • Orders received after 1 p.m. on working days are delivered within two working days
  • Topping up your card

    You can order or top up the card in e-finance, over the phone, at any PostFinance branch, by using an order form or via the Swiss Bankers app.

    Managing your card

    You can check current top-up amounts, the latest card transactions and other information about your Travel card, and activate or block countries, at any time on the website or by using the “Swiss Bankers App” from Swiss Bankers.

    Card blocking

    If you lose the card, contact Swiss Bankers directly at +41 31 710 12 15 and have your card blocked. Replacement cards generally take two working days to arrive. Outside Europe, replacement may take three to four working days when away from bigger cities.

    Replacement card and PIN

    If you lose your Travel card, you will receive a free replacement, including your remaining balance, which can be delivered to any address worldwide. If you have forgotten your PIN code, you will be sent a free replacement immediately.

  • With the hotel card you can benefit from a discount of up to 50% in hundreds of hotels in Switzerland.


    • One-off registration on
    • The booking is made via
    • The entire hotel bill must be paid using the Travel card when you check out.

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  • Annual fee

    The Travel card and its replacement cards are free of charge.

    Hotel card

    The hotel card additional service is free of charge.

    Topping up the card

    When the card is reloaded, a commission of 1.5% of the top-up amount is charged. Depending on the card currency, the top-up limit is CHF, EUR, USD 100 to a maximum of 10,000 per card. The total top-up amount for one year is CHF, EUR, USD 100,000.

    Card usage

    Cash withdrawals from ATMs in Switzerland
    CHF, EUR, USD: 5 per transaction (depending on the card’s currency)
    Cash withdrawals from ATMs abroad

    CHF, EUR, USD: 7.50 per transaction (depending on the card's currency)
    Domestic and international purchases
    CHF, EUR, USD: 1 per transaction (depending on the card’s currency)

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