Tagged With: foreign transaction fees

What currency do you pay with when traveling abroad?

I just returned from a week-long excursion to Vancouver Island in Canada. I very much enjoy traveling to our health-care loving neighbor to the north, and not just because I have NEXUS (which can make the crossing much easier), but because it is a beautiful part of the world, especially the west coast, which is … Continue reading »

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Why foreign transaction fees are (annoying but) no big deal

  WARNING: This post contains math. Are you old enough to remember travelers checks? When I went on my first trip abroad when I was much younger, that was still the de facto method of using currency when in a different country. These days, however, travelers checks seemĀ as anachronistic as fax machines. Instead, when people … Continue reading »

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