Can I use my debit card abroad?

Can I use my debit card abroad?

Using a Ulster Bank debit card is an easy and convenient way of paying for goods and services wherever you see the VISA or Mastercard logo.

You can also use your card worldwide to pay for goods and services and withdraw cash, just look out for the VISA or Mastercard logo shown on your card.

Your card is accepted at over 29 million retailers and 1 million cash machines worldwide. You also benefit from purchase protection when using your debit card to pay for goods and services. Charges apply for using your debit card abroad and for certain transactions in the UK.

If you intend to use your personal debit card abroad it is advisable to let us know. Registering your travel plans with us can reduce the likelihood of your debit card transactions being blocked. Just make sure you let us know at least 24 hours in advance.

Let us know you'll be using your debit or credit card abroad

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You can use our new tool(opens in a new window) to calculate the cost of any foreign transactions.