Vacation prep with Canada Post

April 18, 2023
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In the weeks leading up to your trip, it can be fun but stressful creating your to-do lists, researching points of interest, packing, unpacking and re-packing bags. With so much on your mind, it’s easy to forget to manage your mail or grab foreign currency for your trip. But with Canada Post, it only takes a few minutes to organize what you need.

Take care of your mail

Ensure your mail is safe and secure while you are away with our Hold Mail service. Expecting important mail like cheques, tax returns, bills, etc.? Keep them secure at a nearby post office.

All you need to do is let us know when you’re leaving, when you’ll be back and we’ll take care of the rest!

Order Hold Mail

Hold Mail tool

Get foreign currency for your trip

We’ve got two great solutions to help you take care of your foreign currency needs:

Try our prepaid multi-currency card

The Canada Post Cash Passport™ Prepaid Mastercard® is a must have for travel. When you’re travelling across countries, Cash Passport guarantees you’ll always have the right currency in your pocket .

Take the hassle of currency exchange off your mind. Load a balance in your currency, and Cash Passport will automatically select the right currency for your transactions.

Cash Passports supports Canadian dollars, U.S. dollars, euros, British pounds, Japanese yen, Australian dollars, Mexican peso and much more. Find out more.

Just like your debit card, use it to make purchases or withdraw cash at millions of ATMs (wherever MasterCard® is accepted). Reload it online, in-person or through your phone to ensure fair rates on currency exchange while travelling!

Get a Cash Passport

Cash Passport page

Get foreign cash delivered to you

There’s no need to head to a bank to purchase foreign currency before you leave on your trip. You can order foreign cash through Canada Post, in partnership with CIBC, and have it delivered straight to your door – or to the post office of your choice.

Getting cash delivered is easy. Just set up a foreign cash profile; select the amount; type of currency; and whether you prefer large, small or a mix of denominations; and pay by debit or Interac online.

With no fees, great rates and quick delivery, it’s the easiest way to purchase your foreign currency.

Get cash delivered

Foreign currency page

Enjoy your vacation

We hope you enjoy your upcoming vacation! By taking care of these easy-to-forget to dos, your mail and currency needs will be covered.