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Using Your Card Abroad

Providing worldwide travel Card assistance

Whether you're travelling for business or leisure, you can shop with confidence knowing your Card is protected anywhere in the world.

Here are just a few ways we keep you safe, wherever you go.




Global Card protection


Shop, dine and sightsee to the max - our intelligent security systems monitor your overseas Card use for anything unusual. If we spot something, we'll take action right away to help protect you from fraud.





Emergency Card replacement

If your Card is lost or stolen on your travels, we'll get a replacement Card to you as quickly as possible (usually within two working days). Just get in touch as soon as you notice your Card is missing.If you've added your Card to Apple Pay, Amex Pay, GooglePay or Samsung Pay we can update your lost or stolen Card instantly in your mobile wallet – so you can get back to what you were doing.



Global Assist 


With most Cards, you'll also get access to our 24-hour emergency helpline, designed to help no matter where you are in the world*.

Our Global Assist service can help with everything from locating lost luggage, replacing prescription meds or contacting someone back home, to finding a lawyer, interpreter or English-speaking doctor in a hurry. 
So wherever you are, relax – we've got your back.

*Not all services are available in all locations, and all are subject to local laws.Global Assist service isn’t available for the Basic, Harrods and Costco Card.Travel related advice is complimentary, but you may be required to pay for any arranged services provided. 



Other ways we protect you



Set up security alerts to protect against fraud


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