When you’re travelling around, enjoying your holiday, it’s easy to lose track of how much you're spending day to day. Here's how to get a handle on it so it doesn't get out of control.
Tips for tracking your spending when travelling
Here are a few ways you can keep up with how much you’ve spent, where it went and what’s left for your holidays.
Check fees and charges
Before you leave, check our fees and charges, so you know how much it costs to make transactions when you're on holidays. This way you can make sure you have the best NAB product to suit your travel needs.
We also have a handy guide about international fees to read before you go.
Travel smart with the NAB app
When you’re travelling overseas, you can stay in control and track your spending with the NAB app.
Check out our range of handy travel tools in the NAB app including a foreign exchange calculator and quick balance. These tools should make your overseas trip that much smoother. Setting up this feature is quick and easy.
If you haven’t already, download or update to the latest NAB app today. Use our online banking guides to learn how to complete simple banking tasks before you go.
Use NAB Internet Banking
Login to NAB Internet Banking, opens in new window and you can see what you have in each of your accounts. You can also review the last 100 transactions and see any upcoming bills or payments.
Not set up for Internet Banking?
No worries, it's easy. You can register for Internet Banking today.
Manage your NAB Traveller Card online
Want to know how much you've got on your NAB Traveller Card?
You can view your balances, reload your card and move money between currencies online, using Internet Banking, opens in new window or the NAB Traveller Card My Account, opens in new window.
Manage your debt
You want to keep your debt at a manageable level so you can start planning your next trip. Here are some things to consider.
- Set yourself a holiday budget. Set a daily spending limit and stick to it.
- Keep exchange rates in mind and factor in charges for overseas cash withdrawals and conversion fees.
- Use savings as well as your credit card or a loan to keep your debt levels to a minimum.
- Once you’re home, try paying more than your minimum monthly payment on your credit card or loan. Even $20 a month can help reduce the interest.
Download the NAB app before you travel to make it easier to manage your banking overseas.
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