Questions tagged [forex-cards]

Also known as "travel cards", "travel money cards", and "preloaded debit cards", etc.

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Expenditure in Poland - Forex doesn't have Zloty

I have an HDFC Forex Plus Multi currency card. It has Euro and GBP but no Zloty (Polish currency). How would I use it in Poland? I have not found a suitable answer yet so asking again. I am not sure ...
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Are there any drawbacks to “travel money cards”?

The cards I'm asking about are sometimes called "travel cards" or "prepaid cards" or "forex cards". I don't know if there is one universally accepted name. I have never used one because I believe ...
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Which commission-free card options are available to UK residents who want to travel abroad? [closed]

I am traveling to Bangalore from Edinburgh via Dublin and Abu Dabhi. The thing is I have got a good layover time in both Dublin and Abu Dabhi and so I'm looking to do some shopping over there. To ...
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Prepaid debit card for use in Morocco, obtained in United States

I see that Travelex now offers a prepaid Travelex Money Card with a locked-in exchange rate and generally no further fees such as for ATM withdrawal. Unfortunately, they do not offer Moroccan dirham (...
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Are there any prepaid cards that can be used in Russia?

Are there any prepaid cards that can be used in any transaction online in Russia? If so, where do I buy them?
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Are there any travel cards for European Citizens?

I am a European Citizen from the Maltese island. I am going to Australia with a working holiday visa and then backpacking for a few months around SE Asia and a few other countries such as New Zealand. ...
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Prepaid credit cards for use in Russia

I'm traveling to Russia soon and want to take a prepaid credit card along with me (on top of some cash, of course). Does this count as like a visa gift card? I know Visa and Mastercard are accepted ...
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Nonresident Travel Money (Card or Bank Account) Solution with Emergency Cash Feature in Euros?

I'm from the new EU so my country's banks are not that advanced that they can offer me this feature. So this will be a nonresident account for travel money. The solution I am looking for is like AMEX'...
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Low cost travel money cards when travelling overseas from Australia

When I travel overseas, I generally don't like to carry too much cash. Historically I've used a travel money card, which allowed me to buy a certain number of US/Canadian/other country dollars loaded ...
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Are there any prepaid travel cards available in Japanese Yen?

Are there any prepaid travel cards (like the Amex GlobalTravel) available in Japanese Yen?
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Prepaid Debit Card for traveling in Europe from Israeli bank

I would like to buy Prepaid Debit Card for traveling in Europe. However, if I understood it correctly, I should choose the company regarding the country of my current residence. Not all companies ...