Your Velocity Frequent Flyer membership and Visa Prepaid Travel card in one.
Use your Global Wallet® Visa Prepaid Travel card to earn points at over 30 million locations globally, wherever Visa is accepted.
Earn Points all across the globe.
Velocity Global Wallet® has received Canstar’s 5 star rating for ‘Outstanding value Travel Money Card’ for the second year in a row.
Access your money at ATMs¹ around the world and make purchases anywhere Visa is accepted – that’s over 30 million locations globally.
Earn Velocity Points with Global Wallet®, you will earn Points for shopping in-store and online, locally and overseas. Earn 1 Velocity Point per AU $1.00 (in the equivalent international currency) spent overseas and 1 Velocity Point per AU $2.00 spent in Australia.²
Lock in the exchange rate when you transfer funds to a foreign currency wallet, so you can rest assured knowing exactly how much you’ve got in each foreign currency wallet before you go.
To manage your money on the go, download the Global Wallet® app from the App Store or Android Market. Using the app you can view your transaction history, monitor your Account balance and move money between currency wallets.
As the Global Wallet® is not linked to your bank account, you can enjoy the added security of knowing that if your card is lost or stolen no one will have access to your bank account(s) information and funds.
If you would like to join the Velocity Frequent Flyer program, and are an Australian resident over 18 years of age, you can request a Global Wallet® enabled membership card when you join online. If you are already a member, you can request a new Velocity membership card with Global Wallet® functionality via your Velocity account, simply login and navigate to the ‘My Benefits page’ to ‘opt in’ for Global Wallet®.
To activate your Global Wallet®, simply login via the Global Wallet® Account Centre, answer a couple of short questions to verify your identity and your card will be activated and ready to load.
Once activated, you can load money via a Bank Transfer directly from a personal bank account into your Global Wallet® Account or via BPAY®. Once you have loaded your Global Wallet®, you can transfer funds into ten additional foreign currency wallets.
Use your Global Wallet® to make purchases anywhere Visa is accepted, and earn Velocity Points for shopping in-store and online, locally and overseas. Earn 1 Velocity Point per $1 spent overseas and 1 Velocity Point per $2 spent in Australia.2
Track your balances, review your past purchases, and keep track of all your currency exchange transactions.
Your account comes with a special virtual card that you can use for online shopping instead of your actual physical card.
Maintain an extra layer of security by temporarily locking your card. All transactions will be blocked until you decide to unlock your card.
Avoid high exchange rates at the airport by locking in rates from your computer and while traveling via the Global Wallet® app.
The Velocity Global Wallet® currently supports 11 popular currencies with additional currencies to be added from time to time. Load your Global Wallet® with Australian Dollars, move funds into ten foreign currency wallets at any time, locking in your conversion rate and avoiding fluctuations in foreign exchange rates.
Manage your money on the go using the available Global Wallet® app, view your transaction history, balance, and transfer funds between currency wallets.
If your card is lost, stolen or damaged while you are traveling, you can request an emergency cash transfer by calling customer service.
Load funds directly from your bank account anytime with Bank Transfer, funds usually available within 1 business day3. You can also load your Global Wallet® Account using BPAY®, funds will be available within 3 business days.
There are no load fees, no monthly or annual account fees on active accounts and no foreign exchange fees on overseas purchases when you spend from funds you hold in a wallet in the local currency.4 Find out more about fees.
Enjoy the peace of mind and flexibility of a spare Visa Prepaid card linked to your Global Wallet® Account. Supplementary cards are available on request via the Global Wallet® Account Centre for only $10.
The Australian Dollar (AUD) is the currency of the Commonwealth of Australia, including Christmas Island, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, and Norfolk Island, as well as the independent Pacific Island states of Kiribati, Nauru and Tuvalu. Within Australia it is almost always abbreviated with the dollar sign ($), with A$ sometimes used to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is subdivided into 100 cents.
The Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) is the currency of Hong Kong. It is the thirteenth most traded currency in the world. The Hong Kong Dollar is subdivided into 100 cents. The currency is used in both Hong Kong and Macau, as the two regions are proximate and their currencies have similar exchange rates.
The Pound Sterling (GBP), commonly known simply as the pound, is the official currency of the United Kingdom, Jersey, Guernsey, the Isle of Man, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands, the British Antarctic Territory, and Tristan da Cunha.
The Baht (THB) is the currency of Thailand. It is subdivided into 100 satang. The issuance of currency is the responsibility of the Bank of Thailand. The Thai Baht is currently ranked as the tenth most frequently used world payment currency.
The Canadian Dollar (CAD) is the currency of Canada. It is abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or sometimes C$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents.
The Japanese Yen (JPY) is the official currency of Japan. It is the third most traded currency in the foreign exchange market after the United States dollar and the euro. It is also widely used as a reserve currency after the U.S. dollar, the euro, and the pound sterling.
The Singapore Dollar (SGD) is the official currency of Singapore. It is normally abbreviated with the dollar sign $, or alternatively S$ to distinguish it from other dollar-denominated currencies. It is divided into 100 cents.
The United States Dollar (USD) is the official currency of the United States and its overseas territories. It is a Federal Reserve Note and consists of 100 smaller cent units.
The Euro (EUR) is the official currency of the eurozone, for 19 of the 28 member states of the European Union: Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, theNetherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain.
The New Zealand Dollar (NZD) is the currency of the Realm of New Zealand (including New Zealand proper and the territories of the Cook Islands, Niue, the Ross Dependency, and Tokelau), as well as a single British Overseas Territory, the Pitcairn Islands. It is divided into 100 cents.
The rand (ZAR) is the currency of South Africa. The Rand is subdivided into 100 cents. The Rand is the currency of the Common Monetary Area between South Africa, Swaziland and Lesotho. Although Namibia withdrew from this union, the Rand is still legal tender there.
The Global Wallet® is a great tool to budget for a trip. Please review the associated fees and charges carefully to stay in control of your spending. The fees listed from the link below will be deducted from your Global Wallet® available balance when incurred. All fees are expressed in Australian dollars and are inclusive of any applicable GST. Please also review the Product Disclosure Statement and Financial Services Guide provided.