Currency Notes

While carrying a Forex prepaid card on your foreign trip is of utmost ease, Currency Notes are equally important when it comes paying the cab drivers or at any local shop or vendor who does not accept cards. You should have currency notes handy in case of any emergency and everyday need on your foreign trip. At Thomas Cook, we provide our customers with authentic currency notes of the 26 leading currencies in the world. You can’t deny the fact that currency notes give you more flexibility as compared to Forex card or any other card. Currency notes are accepted anywhere. Whether it’s your last minute street shopping idea or paying taxis in a foreign country, currency notes will be at your rescue. At Thomas Cook, we allow you to choose your desired denominations, which give you more control over your finances.

Currencies Available At Thomas Cook

US Dollar
Egyptian Pound
Norwegian Kroner
Swiss Franc
Sterling Pound Uk
Hongkong Dollar
Omani Rial
Syrian Pound
Euro
Japanese Yen
Qatar Rial
Thai Baht
Australian Dollar
Jordan Dinar
Saudi Rial
Uae Dirham
Bahrain Dinar
Kuwait Dinar
Singapore Dollar
Chinese Yuan
Canadian Dollar
Malaysian Ringgit
South African Rand
Danish Kroner
New Zealand Dollar
Swedish Kroner

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations.

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations.

The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.The usage of your Travel Currency Card should be in strict accordance with the regulations of the Reserve Bank of India and FEMA regulations. The amount loaded or reloaded on a card can be done as per the foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and prevailing RBI regulations in force at present.

Frequently asked Questions about Currency Notes

  • What is the most amount of foreign currency I’m allowed to carry abroad as cash?
    When you are travelling abroad, you can carry your forex as cash. But there’s a limit to the amount can carry in cash, which varies with your travel destination.
    • If you’re travelling to any country other than Iraq, Libya, Iran, Russian Federation and other republic of Commonwealth of Independent States, you can carry forex up to $3,000 in cash.
    • If you’re travelling to Iraq or Libya, you can get forex up to $5,000 in cash.
    • If you’re travelling to Iran, Russian Federation and other republic of Commonwealth of Independent States, you can get the entire amount of your forex in cash.
  • Is carrying foreign currency in cash better than prepaid forex cards?
    It is always good to have cash on you while travelling. But travelling with a large amount of cash is not safe. A prepaid forex card allows you the flexibility of cashless payments at 31.4 MasterCard merchant establishments and allows you to withdraw cash from around 1.9 million MasterCard ATMs across the world. That said, you should carry at least 20% of your foreign exchange as cash for use in contingencies.
  • How can I be sure that the foreign currency notes that I’m getting in exchange are genuine?
    Thomas Cook has been serving customers for over 170 years. We have built up a reputation as one of the most reliable foreign currency providers. We also have the required expertise in identifying genuine currency notes. You can rest assured that the currency notes being provided to you are genuine and safe to use around the world.
  • Do I get better exchange rates different when I buy forex in cash?
    No. Regardless of how you buy your foreign exchange, you will get the same exchange rate that is prevalent on that day. Thomas Cook recommends that you buy your forex in a prepaid forex card which is accepted at 31.4 million merchant establishments and 1.9 million ATMs abroad.
  • Can I retain the cash forex upon my return home?
    Yes, you can retain forex up to $2,000 in cash, travellers cheques or prepaid forex cards. You must surrender any forex above that. While we recommend that you surrender your cash or travellers cheques, you can retain the balance in your prepaid forex card, which you can reuse during your next trip abroad.
  • Can I sell my foreign currency in cash to anyone else who needs it?
    Foreign currency is highly regulated in India. So, it is best to sell your currency through authorized entities like Thomas Cook. You can sell your foreign currency, which is left over from your foreign trip, through our website, app or at your nearest Thomas Cook branch.

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