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STA Travel Cashflex



STA Travel CashFLEX offers you a range of prepaid currency cards for a flexible, easy and safe way to manage your money. Choose an STA ISIC Cashcard for students or a Cashcard for all to use at home and abroad and avoid the cost and hassle of exchanging money.

What is a prepaid card?

Prepaid cards do exactly what they say on the tin. You load cash onto a card, which can then be used in shops and restaurants just like a debit or credit card.


  • Flexible
    Use in over 35 million locations including 2 million ATM's.
  • Safe
    No need for cash and cards are not linked to a bank account.
  • Save on fees
    Free UK and overseas transactions.

Win £1000*

Top up your STA Travel CashCard for a chance to win! T&C's apply

STA Travel Cashcards

STA Travel

Prepaid MasterCard® Cashcard

  • Available to all UK residents over 18
  • Free second card
  • Comes with a £10 cash loaded to start you off
  • Earn cashback


Prepaid MasterCard® Cashcard

  • Available to full-time students aged 18+
  • A student ID, discount card and prepaid currency card in one
  • Student discounts with STA Travel
  • 1000s of UK and worldwide ISIC discounts

Prepaid Currency Cards: Your questions answered

How do I buy a Cashcard?

You can buy a Cashcard online via the STA Travel website or visit us in store.

How do I top up my Cashcard?

You can top up your funds by bank transfer, with a credit or debit card and with cash at a post office or paypoint. You can also top up at all STA Travel stores in the UK*

Where can I use my card?

You can use your currency card anywhere you see the MasterCard Acceptance Mark, that's over 35 million locations and 2.1 million ATMs all over the globe.

How do I check my card balance?

You can check your balance online, by calling the automated service or text. You can also check your balance at UK ATMs**

How do I earn cashback?

You can earn up to 11% cashback with selected UK retailers by purchasing products in their shops. You can also earn 5% cashback by using your card with STA Travel in any of our stores around the world to book travel and activities with us as you travel. Once you're back in the UK you can earn 5% cashback if you book another trip with us and use your STA Cashcard to pay in our store.

How long will it take for my cashback to be credited?

You can expect to see your STA Travel earned cashback within 7 working days of the transaction.

How do I know what exchange rate I'm getting?

You can check the exchange rate at any time by using the calculator below, which is updated daily.

Can I give my parents access to my eccount?

Yes, you can advise us by email or telephone that anyone else of your choosing can access your eccount. Go to the get in touch page for full contact details.

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Win £1000 on your STA Cashcard Competition Terms and Conditions

WIN £1000- to spend on your STA Travel Cashcard

1. The competition will run from 00:00 01 July 2016 to 00:00 31st July 2016.

2. To enter you must load funds onto an STA Travel Prepaid MasterCard ® Cashcard or STA Travel ISIC Prepaid MasterCard Cashcard. The minimum load required for entry is £500.

3. Every £500 loaded via an STA Travel store counts as one entry into the draw. The winner will be picked at random from all entries.

4. The winner must be an STA Cashcard or STA ISIC Cashcard owner

5. The prize money of £1000 will be loaded onto the winner’s STA Cashcard or STA ISIC Cashcard, within 7 working days of the winner being announced.

6. The winner must be travelling before 31st Dec 2016 and must have their outbound flight booked with STA Travel UK for verification of this travel date.

7. The promoter is: Tuxedo Moneyplus Limited (company no. 05831827)] whose registered office is at Winster House, Lakeside, Heronsway, Chester Business Park, Chester, CH4 9HF.

8. No responsibility can be accepted for entries not received for whatever reason.

9. The promoter reserves the right to cancel or amend the competition and these terms and conditions without notice in the event of a catastrophe, war, civil or military disturbance, act of God or any actual or anticipated breach of any applicable law or regulation or any other event outside of the promoter’s control. Any changes to the competition will be notified to entrants as soon as possible by the promoter.

10. The winner will be notified via email within 14 days of the competition end date. If the winner cannot be contacted or does not claim the prize within 4 days of notification, we reserve the right to withdraw the prize from the winner and pick a replacement winner.

11. The promoter’s decision in respect of all matters to do with the competition will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

12. By entering this competition, an entrant is indicating his/her agreement to be bound by these terms and conditions.

13. The competition and these terms and conditions will be governed by English law and any disputes will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England.

14. The winner agrees to the use of his/her name and image in any publicity material. Any personal data relating to the winner or any other entrants will be used solely in accordance with current UK data protection legislation and will not be disclosed to a third party without the entrant’s prior consent.

15. The winner’s name will be available 28 days after closing date by sending a stamped addressed envelope to the following address: STA Travel, Priory House, 6 Wrights Lane, London, W8 6TA.

* Bank transfers and tops up at STA Travel stores in the UK do not incur a fee.

**Fees apply

The STA Travel ISIC Prepaid MasterCard Cashcard and the STA Travel Prepaid MasterCard Cashcard are issued by IDT Financial Services Limited pursuant to a license from MasterCard International Incorporated. MasterCard and the MasterCard Brand Mark are registered trademarks of MasterCard International Incorporated. IDT Financial Services Limited is a regulated bank, licensed by the Financial Services Commission, Gibraltar. Registered Office: 57-63 Line Wall Road, Gibraltar. Registered No. 95716. All communications should be sent to STA Travel, PO Box 3753, Chester, CH1 9UH.