During your travel, did you wonder how you will pay in your tourist destination?
Have you finished planning your trip and only the way you pay is left?
I doubt that credit cards are among the most popular means of payment during tourist trips.
Certainly, preparing and planning how to spend money will save you a lot of money.
In this article, we will learn how to use credit cards while traveling, and the best tips and advice to follow when paying on your tourist trips.
Credit card uses while traveling:
1- Pay by credit card:
If you do shopping in the tourist destination you are visiting, we advise you to pay directly with your credit card.
But you must not withdraw your money from your credit cards from ATMs or ATMs. Because when you withdraw your money from such machines, it places a large fee on withdrawals, and it also places interest on the funds at the time of withdrawing them.
So always remember to pay directly with your credit card. 2- Tell the bank about your travel:
Know well that credit cards are constantly monitored by the banking and security departments. If you do not inform your bank that you have traveled and have entered your credit cards in one of the withdrawal machines.
Be aware that the bank will record that such an operation is a suspicious activity; the reason is that the bank has not been notified of your travel.
If you try to use the card for a second time, it will not work.
Thus, you will have credit cards without any interest.
So we always advise travelers to notify the bank that they issued credit cards from while preparing for your travel.
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3- Make an additional credit card in the hotel:
If you experience a robbery accident, or you lose your personal belongings while you are outside the hotel, you will be confused about all of your money and your credit card has been stolen.
So you must keep an additional credit card inside your room or inside your personal locker.
Even if you are exposed to one of these situations, you can cash out this card.
I know that the more credit you have, the better.
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4- Don't pay in your country's currency:
There is no doubt that while you are paying for shops, hotels in the foreign country that you are going to, it will be noted that your card was issued in another country.
There are some shops that ask you to pay in your local currency. In this case, refuse, because if you agree to pay through your local currency you will find that the seller has inflated the exchange rate.
You will lose a lot of your money.
Finally, we remind you that when you pay with credit cards, you do not pay in the currency of your country.