Unlike many banks, we won't charge you to use your Visa debit card abroad, or to make transactions in foreign currencies, including using Apple and Google Pay. However, please note that an ATM or retailer may apply a charge.
To use your Visa debit card abroad you must tell us your travel dates and destination(s).
Your card cannot be used to withdraw money from a cash machine or as a debit card in shops, restaurants etc. You should contact us as soon as you can using any of the methods explained previously and we will allow your card to be used abroad.
We strongly advise you to ensure that you have a contingency fund of cash in an appropriate currency when you travel abroad.
It is always possible that you could lose or damage your card when abroad and having a supply of cash will help overcome any difficulties you will face.
Yes, if you intend to use your Cumberland Visa debit card while you are outside the UK.
You can extend the dates you already have set by up to 31 days from the date you are extending them.
No. You can only register one trip (i.e. date range) and location at a time.
You can select which account, or accounts, you want to use abroad. You do not need to free up all of your accounts and cards, and we recommend that you only do so on those you intend to use.
We recommend that you tell us as soon as you arrange your travel plans. You can advise us of your travel plans up to a maximum of one year in advance.
If you cancel your travel plans, depart on a different date or return on a different date, we recommend that you change your SecureCard travel dates accordingly.
Yes. SecureCard protection only prevents transactions in foreign countries which are at cash machines and in retail outlets.
We have designed the Current Account Switch Service to let you switch your current account from one bank or building society to another in a simple, reliable and stress-free way. It will only take seven working days.
As your new current-account provider we offer the following guarantee:
Your eligible deposits with Cumberland Building Society are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, the UK's deposit protection scheme. Any deposits you hold above the limit are unlikely to be covered.