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Pounds Sterling (£) - 100 pence to one pound -
denominations - coins - 1 penny, 2 pennies, 5 pence, 10 pence, 20 pence, 50 pence, 1 pound coin, 2 pound coin.
notes - £5, £10, £20, £50 notes (£50 note not readily accepted by merchants )
Cards accepted nearly everywhere except tiny villages. Contactless accepted everywhere cards are accepted with very rare exceptions. High-value contactless (when using Apple Pay or Google Pay above £30) accepted almost everywhere except ASDA and Tesco supermarkets.
Make sure you use ATMs that include the Mastercard logo and watch out for LiNK network only ATMs.
Payment and withdrawal limits
All Monzo cards have some payment and withdrawal limits. To check yours before you leave, tap “Account” under the picture of your card and then “Spending and card limits”.
Crowdsourced merchant data
As Monzo’s home country, merchant data should be extremely excellent.
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