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    • DanielleNic87
    • By DanielleNic87 5th Dec 17, 7:39 PM
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    Tesco CC and Tesco travel money
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    • 5th Dec 17, 7:39 PM
    Tesco CC and Tesco travel money 5th Dec 17 at 7:39 PM
    Does anyone know if Tesco still treat currency from their bureau's as a purchase? A few threads have come up but they are a few years old and I cannot see it on their website. Thanks x

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    • By 5557223 5th Dec 17, 11:50 PM
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    I have bought travel money from a kiosk within the store and was treated as a purchase. However, this was going back a few years and as you know ts & cs change ever so often now.
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    • By 20aday 6th Dec 17, 9:00 AM
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    According to their website for Travel Money:

    No matter how you purchase your travel money, whether it be in store, online or over the phone, you will not be charged any card handling fee by us. However, regardless of your card type, your card provider may apply fees, e.g. cash advance fees or other fees, so please check with them before you purchase your travel money.

    And from 'Your Community' on Tesco Bank's website:

    Hi @enjaybee, thanks for getting in touch. I'm afraid that you don't get Clubcard points when you buy travel money from Tesco Bank, but you won't be charged a fee when you use your Tesco Bank credit card! We count the transaction as a purchase, so you would have purchase rate interest applied, which is lower than the interest rate for making a cash withdrawal.

    If you aren't covered by an interest-free offer, then you could have interest applied to your statement unless you clear the balance in full by your payment due date.

    Hope that helps.
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