Tips to help you plan your trip

Whether you’re heading off on a UK break or venturing abroad, get ready for your trip with our tips, products and handy in-app features. Wherever you’re headed, remember to take care.

Travelling during the coronavirus outbreak

If you’re thinking of travelling abroad soon, or you’re already away and would like to return home, find out how your travel insurance with us is impacted by coronavirus.

Looking to travel?

Facing disruption?

Holidays aren’t always plain sailing. Here’s how you can make sure you’re covered before you travel, and what to do if you face disruption before and during your trip.

Collect more Avios with Barclaycard

If you switch on Barclays Avios Rewards as a Premier customer for £12 a month and open a Barclaycard Avios Plus credit card for £20 a month, we’ll give you £5 back into your current account every month. Terms and conditions apply.

Discover how Barclaycard Avios Plus can help you get closer to the travel you want.

Prepare for your trip

Get travel cover that suits you

Don’t let unexpected events spoil your trip. Make sure you have the right cover with our Travel and Breakdown Packs. Terms, conditions, exclusions and eligibility criteria apply.

Holiday loans

Take out a personal loan to cover the cost of your next break, so you don’t have to worry about paying for your trip all at once. All loans are subject to your financial circumstances and borrowing history at the time you apply.

Barclays Avios Rewards

If you have a Premier or Personal Wealth current account you can join Barclays Avios Rewards and collect Avios to put towards your next trip with British Airways. Eligibility, conditions and a £12 monthly fee apply.1

Save for your dream trip

Travel might be off the cards for now, but why not start saving for your next holiday? Your savings pot could double up as a rainy day fund, too.

Ways to spend abroad

Go cashless with a travel wallet

You can now buy euros and US dollars here in your app and spend them on your debit card. It’s fee-free for transactions, and if there’s money leftover at the end of your trip, it’s easy to change it back. (16+, T&Cs and eligibility criteria apply, exchange rates may vary).

Sort your holiday cash

Exchange between £50 and £2,500 online, and we’ll deliver the foreign currency to your home for free (16+, T&Cs and eligibility criteria apply).

Using your debit card abroad

Find out the best ways to pay for things and withdraw cash outside the UK, so you get the most value and avoid extra fees.

Using your credit card abroad

Your credit card gives you a simple and secure way to pay overseas. Find out more and see our fees.