South Africa
Activating your card for overseas travel

Use your card abroad

Your card is accepted at over 30 million merchants worldwide. If you plan to use it overseas, notifying us in advance means we don’t need to disturb your trip with a phone call to authenticate your purchases. Remember, buying your flight tickets using your card automatically gives you free basic travel insurance, and the option of taking up additional cover at preferential rates. You can activate your card for overseas travel in the mobile banking app by letting us know your travel dates before you leave.

  • Select ‘manage cards’
  • Choose card
  • Select ‘card settings’
  • Select ‘use card abroad’
  • Enter travel dates
  • Select ‘activate’

You can also activate your card at your nearest branch or by calling Card Customer Services.


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