• talbano
    FYI - You can either order EUROs from triple a or WFC on line - My daughter is going to spain so wanted to get her some for Val day
    2/13/12
    Reply (18)
    • realornot: Spain - next place for State wide riots. Not so safe there.
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    • Josh Krause: Finance charges are garbage at both of those. better off just getting the Euros in the airport in Spain.
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    • Josh Krause: Getting my money exchanged in Thailand would have saved me like 50$ on a better exchange rate and no fees if I did it in Bangkok.
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    • Josh Krause: Europe is the same way. Better exchange rates in country.
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    • edje: use an ATM in the country, best exchange rate and lowest fees
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    • 458402: BTW...great call on GNOM Talbano
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    • talbano: kk- they recommend havin Euros b4 getting there it cost $15@ market exchange rate Most american Credit/Debit cards charge a forg trans fee
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    • talbano: 458- Thanks Hopefully people got in - it traded at 18 within the last 52weeks
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    • talbano: KK - So I am not dure where u get finance charge from and I am not giving my 16 yr old 1000usd to exchange She will have 500 euros and
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    • talbano: a no foreign transaction fee credit card
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    • talbano: I loved the fact that I could order Euros on line for 15 bucks - overnight delivery.
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    • Josh Krause: My experience is that it is better to either use a credit card or ideally exchange the most money in the destination country. Better rates.
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    • talbano: KK- That may be fine FOR u but I am sending my 16 year old - So paying 15 bucks for overnight delv on current rates is good for me.
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    • Josh Krause: True enough. Mkae her watch Taken a couple times and give her one of those combat sticks.
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    • talbano: What s a combat stick she is going w/ school she has a credit card for gas & such but had to get her a JPM card they don't charge forg fees
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    • Josh Krause: One of those little collapsible metal rods that the cops and security forces use. Maybe get it at an army surplus store? Mostly kidding.
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    • talbano: I was made C charges for forg Trans . Not cheap either like 25 bucks - I hate fees
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    • talbano: I was surprised WFC does it free, well 15 bucks but that is overnight shipping so I don't feel like I am getting hosed
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