When it comes to spending abroad, not all credit cards are created equal. It’s easy to be stung by international transaction fees upwards of 3.4%, but a few cards charm and delight travellers with either no forex fees or bonus frequent flyer points on their foreign spend. Depending on how...
POSTED 30 Jul, 2014 11 Comments
If you're heading overseas and you're keen to avoid using your own credit and debit cards (due to high fees from Australian banks, and the risk of fraud), you might be wondering whether cash exchange or prepaid travel money cards is the best option. Value for money Generally speaking, prepaid t...
POSTED 3 Jun, 2011 1 Comment
Prepaid travel money cards are the hot new ticket for travellers, but how do they stack up against the credit card or debit card you're already carrying? As is so often the case, the answer is "it depends". Travel money cards If you're going to transfer enough money for your whole trip on...
POSTED 30 May, 2011 3 Comments
Heading overseas and wondering what the most cost-effective way to take money with you is? The most popular ways to do it are with your current credit/debit card in overseas ATMs, prepaid travel money cards, and foreign cash exchange, so we've analysed them to find which provides the best value....
POSTED 3 May, 2011 0 Comments
A little-known credit card, "28 degrees", by GE Finance, is a fantastic card for travellers -- it offers foreign transactions with no surcharges. It's unique on the Australian market -- the only credit card offering foreign purchases and ATM cash withdrawals at the MasterCard wholesale exchange ...
POSTED 14 Apr, 2011 10 Comments
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