Travel Solutions

No matter how you prefer to carry your foreign exchange when travelling, you can get it from us - from simple foreign currency notes to a multi-currency Forex Card.

Why choose us your Travel Needs?

  • 1

    We offer Forex facilities through all HDFC Bank Branches

  • 2

    We offer services at competitive rates and charges

Foreign Currency Cash

Travel money for smaller expenses


Convenience: You can pick up your Foreign Currency Cash from your nearest Branch

Choice of Multiple Currency: We offer 19 major currencies

UAE Dhiram (AED) Australian Dollar( AUD) Canadian Dollar (CAD) Swiss Francs (CHF) Chinese Yuan (CNY)
Japanese Yen (JPY) Malaysian Ringgit (MYR) Norwegian Krone (NOK) New Zealand Dollar (NZD) Omani Rial (OMR)
Danish Krone (DKK) Euro (EUR) Great Britain Pound (GBP) Hong Kong Dollar (HKD) South African Rand (ZAR
Saudi Riyal (SAR) Swedish Kroner (SEK) Singapore Dollar (SGD) United States Dollar (USD)  

Buy- Back of Unspent Cash: Wondering what to do of an unspent cash? We have a solution. Unspent Foreign currency can also be reconverted into Indian Rupee at HDFC Bank branches at competitive rates.

Individual travelling abroad either for leisure or business is allowed to carry Foreign Currency Cash up to USD 3000 or equivalent. Balance amount can be taken in form of Forexplus card and/ or Travellers Cheque.


However there is exception to the rule of USD 3000 or equivalent

If you are Travellers proceeding to Iraq, Libya, Islamic Republic of Iran, Russia or Republics of Commonwealth of Independent States following limits are available for you.

Travellers proceeding to Iraq or Libya Up to maximum USD 5,000 or its equivalent
Travellers proceeding to Islamic Republic of Iran, Russia or Republics of Commonwealth of Independent States ( Break away countries from erstwhile USSR ) For Private / Leisure: Up to maximum USD 10,000 or its equivalent

For Business: Up to maximum USD 25,000 or its equivalent

ForexPlus Card

Now leave your worries behind, when you travel abroad!

With the HDFC Bank ForexPlus Card, say goodbye to the hassles of chasing moneychangers. Or paying transaction charges for shopping abroad. The ForexPlus card is ideal for travelers since it can be hot-listed if stolen & reloaded, while you are still abroad!

The ForexPlus Card is accepted at all Visa/ MasterCard Merchant outlets worldwide. It can be used to withdraw cash at all VISA / MASTERCARD ATMs worldwide. You can also reload the ForexPlus Card at all HDFC Bank branches even while you’re abroad*.

What’s more? The ForexPlus Card comes with a Personal Accident Insurance Cover of Rs 2 Lakhs and a lot more!

Know more about the ForexPlus Cards here.

ForexPlus Chip card

HDFC Bank ForexPlus Card is a prepaid traveler’s card that gives you a secure and hassle free travel experience.

The HDFC Bank ForexPlus Chip Card has an embedded chip which stores encrypted and confidential information. As compared to magnetic strip cards, this card offers greater security and increased protection against counterfeiting and skimming card frauds. Also get instant SMS alerts on all transactions you make with the card.

Now enjoy greater peace of mind the next time you travel abroad with this new generation card.

Know more about the ForexPlus Chip Card here.

ForexPlus Platinum Card

HDFC Bank ForexPlus Card is exclusively designed for elite customers with added features such as enhanced insurance coverage, Access to Visa's Global Customer Assistance Service, Airport Lounge Access & 0.5% Cash back on all POS transactions

Know more about the ForexPlus Platinum Card here.

Multicurrency Platinum ForexPlus card

HDFC Bank introduces Multicurrency Platinum ForexPlus card. Customers can load up to 18 currencies simultaneously and experience the joy of travelling. Multicurrency card offers customers a convenient way to manage their currencies on a single card for multi destination trips. Being a Platinum card, multicurrency card offers all the premium services available for Platinum cardholders like Global Customer Assistance Services (GCAS), various offers at merchant locations by Visa.

Multicurrency card is Chip enabled card with an added security feature of temporary card blocking,

Customer has the facility to select his own IPIN & ATM PIN through NetBanking. Multicurrency card comes with back up card as a part of card kit.

Multicurrency card system has in-built intelligence to select appropriate currency wallet at the time of transaction.

Know more about the Multicurrency Platinum ForexPlus card here

Travellers Cheques

A safe way to carry back-up travel money with wide acceptance

Convenience:Easy to use and theft - proof way to protect your money when on the move. Visit any Branch of HDFC Bank and get the Travellers Cheque for amount required.

Choice of Multiple Currency:Travellers Cheques are offered in 6 major currencies like USD, GBP, EURO, CAD, AUD and JPY. These are available in various denominations to suit your needs.

Acceptance: HDFC Bank offers American Express Travellers Cheques which are widely accepted at Merchant Establishments and Financial Institutions across more than 200 countries.In the U.S they can be used like cash at retail locations, hotels and restaurants. Outside the U.S they can be used like cash at many locations, or exchanged for local currency at banks, currency exchanges, and travel service locations

Security: American Express Travellers Cheques comes with signature based security. Loss of Travellers Cheque can be reported anywhere in the world by making a single phone and the pre-fixed amount on the Cheques are made refundable.

Expiry: Valid forever! You can save any unused Travellers Cheques for future trips or you can get the same encashed in any of our Branch

For more details on encashing the Travellers Cheque Click here

Eligibility and Documentation of Travel Solutions

Get details on eligibility criteria & documents required for HDFC Bank Travel Solutions

Travel Leisure- USD 10,000/year Application Form
Business- USD 25,000/trip A2 Form
Emigration for person settling Abroad USD 100,000/- Application Form
A2 Form
Employment Abroad USD 100,000/- Application Form
A2 Form
Medical Treatment USD 100,000/- and person accompanying the sick patient is USD 25,000 Application Form (patient+person accompanying)
A2 Form (patient+person accompanying)
Maintainance of Close Relative abroad USD 100,000/- per year Application Form
A2 Form
Remmitance for studies abroad for students USD 100,000/- per year Application Form
A2 Form
Investment overseas in shares, gifts and donations, etc.(under LRS only) USD 125000/- per financial year Application cum Declaration Form
A2 Form
Declaration cum Indemnity for purchase of foreign exchange under the Liberalised remittance scheme for USD 125,000

After downloading the forms, please follow these steps:

  • Download an application form to know which forms you need to fill.
  • After downloading the forms, print and complete the application form.
  • Submit the documents at any of our branches.

Please allow a week's time for us to revert on your application. Thank you for choosing HDFC Bank for your banking needs.

Travel Solutions Interest Rates & Charges

Enclosed below are HDFC Bank Travel Solutions Interest Rates & Charges

For fees and charges, please click here.

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