Additional services

Travel money

You can change the money you need for your trip at all BLS Travel Centres.

What's more, the Travel card offers you secure and simple travel money.

Foreign currencies

You can change the money you need for your trip at the BLS currency exchange offices, whose services you can also use to change back money you didn't spend. The exchange offices have most currencies on hand, usually in small banknote denominations as well. You can also order other foreign currencies from our currency exchange offices, which we will be very happy to organise for you.

Travel – the prepaid card for your adventures

Always safe – the prepaid card for your adventures

The popular Travel Cash card is now called Travel.

Swiss Bankers Travel is the ideal travel card, which you can top up with credit as needed and use like a credit card to make cashless payments.

Safe and convenient payments, globally

The card is accepted by over 44 million businesses around the world. Many places offer contactless payments, making it even quicker and easier to pay. The card can also be used in all online shops that accept Mastercard. You can make cash withdrawals at ATMs in Switzerland and abroad.

Mobile payments with your smartphone

Thanks to Travel, you can also use your smartphone or smartwatch to make mobile payments (e.g. via Apple Pay or Samsung Pay) at an ever-growing number of businesses.

Available to anyone now

Travel is available to anyone, with no credit check. Available in Swiss francs as well as euros and US dollars to avoid unnecessary currency exchanges and thus exchange losses.

Top up your credit at any time

You can top up your card with credit ranging from CHF/EUR/USD 100.00 to a maximum of 10,000.00.

Highly secure

In the event of loss or theft, your card and credit will be replaced free of charge by courier service anywhere in the world.

Clear and transparent conditions

You can find a detailed fees overview online at swissbankers.ch.

Some examples

  • No annual fee
  • No foreign currency fees
  • Top-up fee 1.5%
  • Free replacement card in the event of loss or Theft

Includes the Hotelcard – up to 50% off on the best hotels

The Travel card also offers you the discounts of the Hotelcard. When booking via hotelcard.ch, you benefit from discounts of up to 50%.

Life – the prepaid card for everyday use

Always secure – the prepaid card for everyday use.

Mastercard Prepaid is now called Life.

Swiss Bankers Life is the ideal card for everyday use, which you can top up with credit as needed and use like a credit card to make cashless payments.

Safe and convenient payments, globally

The card is accepted by over 44 million businesses around the world. Many places offer contactless payments, making it even quicker and easier to pay. The card can also be used in all online shops that accept Mastercard. You can make cash withdrawals at ATMs in Switzerland and abroad.

Mobile payments with your smartphone

Thanks to Life, you can also use your smartphone or smartwatch to make mobile payments (e.g. via Apple Pay or Samsung Pay) at an ever-growing number of businesses.

Available to anyone now

Life is available to anyone aged 16 and over – with no credit check.

Top up your credit at any time

You can top up your card with credit up to a sum of CHF 10,000.00.

Clear and transparent conditions

You can find a detailed fees overview online at swissbankers.ch.

Some examples

  • Annual fee CHF 45.00
  • ATM withdrawal fee in Switzerland CHF 5.00
  • No transaction fees per payment (incl. online)
  • No top-up fee

Western Union Send cash abroad

The simple way to transfer money globally

If you need to quickly send or receive money around the world, you can rely on the service offered by Western Union Money Transfer.

Transfer to over 200 countries

The money you transfer will quickly be made available to the recipient at one of over 400,000 payment centres. To make the withdrawal, all the recipient needs is a valid official form of ID (passport, ID card, driver’s licence)

 What you need

  • Sending money: name of the recipient as it appears on their official form of ID
  • Receiving money: transaction number, the name of the sender and the amount sent
  • Valid official form of ID
  • Payments can be made in cash in Swiss francs or by EC card and debit card

Restrictions

Please make sure you contact our Western Union office in your area to find out if any restrictions and stipulations apply regarding maximum amounts of money that may be sent, information that needs to be provided on the reasons for the transaction, etc.

Send & Save Service

An option is available for transferring money to selected countries: “Send & Save” offers not only the reliable top-class service that Western Union is famous for but also lower transfer fees from CHF 5.00 upwards.

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