Travelling Overseas

Being an island continent, travelling overseas is a right of passage for many Australians. When you jet off on your next adventure, we want to help you access your money wherever you are in the world, while keeping your bank accounts safe.

There are many ways to keep in touch with your finances whilst overseas, including Online Banking, the Gateway 2go App and Telephone Banking. With secure 24/7 access to your money, you can make the most of your holiday and enjoy your time away without the stress or uncertainty of your banking.


 

Overseas Notification

Overseas travel can be an exciting way to take a break and get away from the stresses of normal life. If you are planning to travel overseas, please let us know - we'll keep an eye on your accounts while you're away. Relax on your holiday knowing that Gateway Bank is looking out for any malicious activity.

Be sure to notify us before you leave by completing our easy online form – the rest is taken care of!


 

Telegraphic Transfer

Gateway Bank, in association with American Express offers an international wire service. If you need to transfer your money overseas we can help with fast and reliable payments directly into an overseas account. Telegraphic transfers are the most efficient method of sending funds abroad (usually takes one to three business days) and are also normally the more cost-effective option.

  • An international transfer to an overseas bank account
  • Most efficient method of sending funds abroad
  • Usually takes 1-3 business days

 

Ways to Bank

Visa Debit Card

A Gateway Bank Visa Debit Card provides you with a secure and convenient way to access your money overseas. Accepted world-wide, spend your money immediately and enjoy your holiday with one card.

  • $0 monthly fee if you hold a Gateway Bank Home Loan or Edge Account
  • Link to Home Loan, 100% Offset, Edge or Everyday Savings accounts

 

Online Banking

Manage your money securely online, from anywhere in the world. Your online banking account is free to use and gives you access to your accounts at any time, whether it be 2pm in Sydney or 2am in London.

  • View balances and transactions
  • Transfer funds and pay bills
  • Activate your Visa Debit Card
  • Access online statements

 

Gateway 2go App

The freedom of access to your accounts from the palm of your hand. For iPhone and Android devices, the Gateway 2go App combines the best of online banking with the highlights of Gateway news, anywhere you have your smart phone – on a plane, in a taxi, on a horse or on foot.

  • Secure and convenient
  • Everyday banking on the go
  • Check balances or transfer funds
  • Read Gateway news and blog posts

 

Telephone Banking

Telephone banking is a fast and simple way to do most of your banking. Telephone Banking is perfect if you don’t have access to a computer or internet overseas, and want to use the automated phone banking service to manage your accounts or pay bills. It’s available 24/7 and is a free service for all Gateway members – however you may need to check your phone provider’s international call costs.

  • Check balances, transfer funds and pay bills
  • Manage your Visa Debit Card
  • Enquire about interest rates

 

1 Gateway Members have access to a wide network of ATMs Australia wide, fee-free. ATM operator will advise if a fee is charged.

2 A daily transaction limit of $5000 applies for transactions on Online Banking / Gateway 2go™. Must be registered for Secure SMS in order to transfer funds externally. Refer to the Gateway 2go™ page for more information.

3 Gateway Bank provides foreign currency services through American Express International, Inc. ABN 15 000 618 208, AFSL 237996) Incorporated with Limited Liability in Delaware USA ® Registered Trademark of American Express Company. Terms and Conditions along with Point of Sale Fees and Charges apply for foreign currency services.