Re: Money Matters on the Road
LOL, that sucks, travelmel! But it sounds like an understandable mistake to make.
Originally Posted by travelmel
When I travel I always use ATM's or credit cards. My Capitol One credit card doesn't charge any fees for foreign transactions, so I use it everywhere that it's accepted and then use cash from ATM's for everything else. Like dhammer53, I usually hit the first airport ATM I see.
As for traveler's checks, I definitely don't use those anymore. (Does anyone?) I took some on my first ever international trip and ended up paying such a hefty fee to change them that I decided it wasn't worth it.
"I haven't been everywhere yet, but it's on my list." -- Susan Sontag