Pros and Cons: How to Pay When Traveling Abroad?

Added by on November 29, 2017

When leaving home for a long(ish) time, the list of “must-pack” items is pretty long, covering everything from personal hygiene products to prescription meds. But there is one thing that’s too obvious to forget: currency. Money is important for everyday life and even more so when you travel abroad. But how do you take it with you in a way that’s both safe and convenient? Here are the most popular methods and some of their pros and cons.

Credit and debit cards

Credit and debit cards are among the most convenient – and most used – payment methods today, both at home and when traveling abroad. They put you in direct contact with your bank, they allow you to withdraw any currency from local ATMs (the right ones, of course), and they are very easy to cancel in case of theft and

Keep reading this article on A Couple Travelers.

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