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Citibank have an account now that has no ATM withdrawal fees for foreign banks. The ATM themselves may charge you, but Citibank won't. This seems a good replacement for the old 28degrees card. Note that this is a savings card so you need to have transferred money onto it before you can use it.


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I use two cards overseas. One is a Visa debit card tied to an account at Charles Schwab. They are slowly switching to chip-and-sign, but not yet for my type of account. However, I get unlimited ATM fee rebate (including retroactively when their automated system did not parse Icelandic ATM fees). The fine print admits to charging between 0.10% and 1.00% on ...


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Each person should file a separate application that refers to their own accounts. Both can use Part 9 of the application to show that the applications are linked and that each applicant is using their own funds. For your other question: India and The Bahamas are both Commonwealth members.


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The actual answer to your question will vary because there are always campaigns co-branded cards, travel specific accounts, and fees and features that vary from bank to bank. So I doubt even if someone were to provide you with a specific product name (like, for example, American Express Blue) it would be valid in the long term. Therefore, I am giving some ...


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You can look to see which banks have branches in your hometown area better than we can (the old fashion yellow pages, chamber of commerce, etc). So that is a good starting place to research your needs. Mobile check depositing is becoming pretty common place with bank apps in the USA. I work with three different banks (2 national banks, 1 local credit ...


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According to the Central Bank of Turkey, the following currencies are commonly exchanged in banks: USD, AUD, DKK, EUR, GBP, CHF, SEK, CAD, KWD, NOK, SAR, JPY, BGN, RON, RUB, IRR, CNY, PKR Therefore it is unlikely that you would be able to exchange Korean Won (KRW) anywhere in Turkey.


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When the exchange direction is EUR => non-EUR, there are no consolidated exchange rate sites based in Germany. You have your own bank and the Reisebank to choose from, that's why they invented the Reisebank. Retail banks in Germany are regulated by the Bundesbank and need to follow their guidelines about what retail exchange rates can be offered in small ...


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Both the governments(Nepal and India) have agreed to permit the use of INR500 and INR1000 notes. So it is totally legal to carry INR500, INR1000 notes to Nepal if you are going to Nepal.


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Basically, EURO IS NOT ACCEPTED IN HUNGARY. -Only SOME larger, tourist-oriented hotels and restaurants accepting euro in favour of tourists, but generally, euro is NOWHERE accepted in hungary. The real economy will usually not accept euro (or any other currency). -If you find something that accepts euro, the price will be 50-150% higher than the price in ...


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It seems almost all taxis in Frankfurt accept credit cards today. However, you should not expect that everywhere in Germany. I would recommend to ask if credit cards are accepted, when you order a taxi by phone or just go to a free taxi. Note that there may be a small extra fee when paying by credit card. About ATMs: While all ATMs accept credit cards, ...


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This depends where exactly you are and what you will pay for. I haven't been to Serbia but in Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria you can pay in Euro in bigger cities often. But it heavily depends where and what you will buy. Paying the Hotel/Hostel/B&B will most likely work. Same for some bigger food stores and tourist attractions. Often there is also a ...


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A good solution for me (located in germany) was to create an account at an online bank like DKB or ING-Diba which is for free. You then get a credit card which you can use at every ATM in europe or in case of ING-Diba worldwide to get cash without paying fees. The cards are chip based and can be used - if credit card payment is accepted - everywhere for ...


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As Mark Mayo's answer states, these two denominations were "banned" (either officially or unofficially) in the two countries due to issues with counterfeit notes. Other denominations were not banned since most fraud on high value items / purchases would involve these two denominations. While a lot of travel websites and guides state these are still banned, ...


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At the moment, the general consensus is that Bitcoin is not a currency (see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitcoin, under 'Economics'). For the US and Canada, this page is pretty clear on what you need to declare when entering. Though a similar text for the UK explicitly states that the maximum amount refers to 'currencies', the US and Canada page refers to ...


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From both personal experience and Internet forums, there are multiple ATMs at Ben Gurion airport in Tel-Aviv. I've even managed to find a photo of one ATM in the arrivals zone:


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On a recent trip to Greece (3rd August 2015) I was stopped at Gatwick airport South for the random bag search and was asked about the cash I had in my wallet. It was 1500 euros plus £300 UK. I was told that part of the Euros could be confiscated as it was 'over limit'. after a behind the scenes discussion between customs officials I was allowed to 'keep ...


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India had tried to curb unauthorized trading between these countries by requesting they ban them. However, as of 2013, Nepal and India have agreed to allow 500, 1000 notes again. The Bhutan Monetary Authority also banned it for similar reasons. However, as of January 2015, the RBI has also allowed travelers to take these notes to Bhutan. So yes, that ...


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I don't think that selling genuine leather follows from stating to be an authorised reseller. Rather I think that at best the sign is saying that the seller has paid the licencing fee to the council of Florence, which legally authorises them to carry out their trade and have a market stall. The idea being that it is forbidden to show up at the market in the ...


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It depends what you mean by unusual. If you specifically mean Iranian Rials, I think you're out of luck. There doesn't appear to be any reputable money changers that will change them in Sydney, though I'm not excluding the prospect of finding some small and/or under the table money exchange business handling them in some areas of Sydney with an Iranian ex ...


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I'm currently in Chile and have withdrawn money on several occasions. So far, once I've aborted my withdrawal because the machine told me it was going to charge for my withdrawal. This, while, later, an ATM from the same bank did not charge. I've tried with 3 or 4 different banks. This suggests to me that ATM withdrawal fees depend not on the bank, but on ...


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There is a USD atm at the KCB Kipandi House (across the road from the post office) but when I went there on 2/8/15 it was out of order. It is the one on a the far right as you enter (ones with USD are not labelled). I cannot confirm the one at Anniversary towers as I went there on a Sunday and could not get access to the ATMS. I was told by locals there we ...


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If you show up in Russia and start using your debit card at ATM's there's a possibility that your bank's detection program may flag it up for analysis. This would happen if using a Russian ATM is outside of your standard usage pattern. At that point, the bank will start trying to call your mobile or send you email asking you to contact them, and if they ...


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I think that you could use a "GeldKarte". You should ask your canteen. In the canteen of my university we can only use a GeldKarte, which is implemented on my university ID. It gets very popular around here in the last few years and is a more or less anonymous way for fast money transfer. The terminal where you have to pay has have this symbol: You can ...


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According to saint-petersburg.com: Cash over $3000 You are entitled to import/export up to $10000 USD in cash into Russia, but sums over $3000 should be declared at customs. This applies to all foreign currencies and to rubles, with the exact quantities varying slightly from currency to currency. The most important reason for doing this (apart ...



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