Foreign Currency

Traveling Abroad

Traveling abroad? Security Savings Bank offers foreign currency in the denominations of more than 80 countries throughout the world. You choose the amount you wish to purchase—either in the currency of the country you are visiting (I want to purchase £500!) or in US dollars (I want to spend $250 to purchase the foreign currency!). Please allow about 3 days for delivery of the currency order. If you have leftover currency when you return, we can exchange that for you also.


Payments in a Foreign Denomination

Want to make a payment in a foreign denomination? Security Savings Bank can order bank drafts in the denominations of many countries throughout the world. 

Ordering foreign currency or a foreign draft

Please contact Security Savings Bank at 309-734-9333 to place your order for foreign currency, or for a foreign draft. Delivery takes about two business days. Exchange rates are determined at the time the order is placed, and delivery fees may apply. Please contact Security Savings Bank for additional information.


MasterCard® Travelex Money Card

Travel with confidence using our prepaid currency card.

The Mastercard® Travelex Money Card is a contactless, chip & pin, and reloadable prepaid card available in 6 currencies: Euros, British pounds, Australian dollars, Japanese yen, Canadian dollars, and Mexican pesos.  And, that's not all!

  • Lock in your exchange rate when you reload or move money between currencies
  • Not linked to your bank account
  • Manage your balance and reload the card online
  • Use your card abroad at millions of locations
  • Additional card available as a back-up
  • No ATM fees*

Order the Travelex Money Card from the online self-service link.

*Please be advised that although Travelex does not charge ATM fees, some operators may charge their own fee(s) or set their own limits.  Please check with the ATM before using.

Travelex Money Card is Issued by MetaBank®, Member FDIC, pursuant to license by Mastercard International Inc.  Mastercard is a registered trademark, and the circles design is a trademark of Mastercard International Incorporated.  "Travelex™" and the "Travelex Worldwide Money Logo™" are registered trademarks of the Travelex group.

Click here to see "Currency Card Frequently Asked Questions.