Security workers at G4S have called off industrial action after an 11th hour deal with bosses.
Many staffers handle the cash used in high street retailers.
Trade union GMB had warned of a Christmas shortages if the walk-outs had gone ahead.
Some 1,500 members who deliver cash and coins to a range of clients across the UK were due out on December 5.
A G4S statement said: “We are pleased that the GMB is recommending our two-year offer to affected employees and that the strikes have been suspended.”
The company said that the deal struck is as follows:
The union had earlier rejected a pay deal from G4S Cash Solutions.
But GMB bosses say the strikes have been temporarily halted while members voted on a new offer from bosses, a sign the strike had been averted.
GMB spokesman Eamon O’Hearn said: “G4S Cash staff are low paid workers doing a dangerous job, transferring the cash so many of us rely on every day.
“They deserve decent pay in this cost-of-living crisis. They will now decide whether this offer is enough.”