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Can someone recommend a good ATM card to obtain for an American going to Europe. Specifically, I'm going to England/Wales if that makes a difference.
To give back, I mention that I have a Amazon Prime Rewards Visa that is extremely good for credit card transactions in Europe (no fees!). I used it exclusively in France. However, I feel it's sometimes necessary to get cash and the ATM cards I have charge something like $10 minimum + 3-5% transaction fee PLUS whatever the local ATM machine charges. The Amazon card also charges considerable fees if used as a debit card at an ATM.
I do plan to take some cash with me, but I don't like to carry huge amounts. As an aside, if someone has recommendations how to get British pounds before the trip, please let me know also. I currently use Chase Bank.
Many thanks! Dave