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Your Westpac Mastercard® or Visa card can be used everywhere Mastercard or Visa is accepted around the world, giving you global ATM cash access1. Look for the following logos when you want to use your credit card to pay for purchases. We have a few tips to help you keep your cards safe while you travel. That way, you can focus on having a great time.
We’ve created a simple, secure page in Westpac One®, so you can quickly and easily let us know about your travel plans.
Notify us about when and where you’re going as well as your contact details, so we can keep a close eye on your cards and transactions while you’re away.
Alternatively you can also give us a call on 0800 888 111 or visit your nearest branch.
Using Global Alliance ATMs will help you to avoid the usual transaction fee¹
To help minimise FX costs, it’s a good idea to pay in local currency where possible. That way, the currency conversion is handled by the credit card network, which can often result in a better exchange rate than if you chose to pay in New Zealand dollars²
If you have one of the credit cards listed below, you may be eligible for travel insurance cover. Please check the terms and conditions of coverage before you book your trip. You can check your eligibility by visiting https://www.travelactivate.co.nz/
There are a few countries where your Westpac cards won't be accepted: