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Recourse against bank ATM fraud in China

This has happened to me multiple times with local cards as well so I doubt they target foreign cards. Every time the police have helped me rather swiftly, provided me with a copy of the case ...
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Can you use a virtual credit card to withdraw money from an ATM in the UK?

Alternatively to an ATM, you can ask for cashback in stores. The way this works is that after scanning your items, you can ask the person at the till for cashback of X amount (normally smaller ...
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How to minimize cost for cash withdrawals at French ATMs with a Bank of America card?

Bank of America is part of the so called Global ATM alliance. According to Bank of America's FAQ (see "Using your ATM card or debit card at an international ATM" and then "What is the Global ATM ...
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Can you use a virtual credit card to withdraw money from an ATM in the UK?

There are a few banks that allow you to withdraw from their own ATMs without a card (usually as an "emergency withdrawal service", with a code you get via telephone banking), but other than that, as ...
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Is there an ATM at the Si Phan Don/Stung Treng border?

This is the temporary shack on the Cambodian side. You can see the elaborate roof of the bigger newer building hiding behind the welcome sign. This was January 2015. The new building may be open by ...
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Is there an ATM at the Si Phan Don/Stung Treng border?

I'll post as an answer but this is more of an update to @hippietrail answer. I actually crossed the border today (Laos -> Cambodia). The tenporary shack is still there, still in use. No sign of an ...
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Why are CaixaBank ATMs in Barcelona so complex?

These machines have been designed to perform Every Task® bank users need to perform in a bank terminal. Top slot : card bank note. Middle slot: Credit or Debit card bottom middle slot: tickets, ...
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How do you use ATM machines abroad?

A few rules of thumb: Whether paying directly at a merchant or withdrawing cash, refuse any conversion (DCC or dynamic currency conversion), always go for the local currency. Your bank/card issuer ...
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How do you use ATM machines abroad?

Here is a brief instruction on how to use an ATM: When you find an ATM, first check if it accepts your card. Usually, the ATM shows which card it can accept (e.g. Visa, Plus, MasterCard, etc...) on ...
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Cheapest ATM strategy in Brazil

You really don't need to use lots of cash. Most locals deals in credit cards for everything, they are a lot safer. Sometimes even hotdog carts accepts credit cards, Taxi/Uber will gladily accept ...
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Money withdrawal options around Prague's Main Train Station?

I had gone to Prague in the month of August 2016. I withdrew around 2200 CZK which was around 80 Euros. When I checked my Deutche Bank statement, I saw I was charged around 83 in total. So around 3 ...
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Do Europe's ATMs offer good US$ → € exchange rates?

In the EU, the Payment Services Directive 2, article 3(o), which went into force in January 2018, requires that ATMs inform you of every fee and charge added by the ATM operator before you make the ...
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Will a tourist have any trouble getting money from an ATM India because of demonetization?

Uber works very well in India and you can use the card you already have connected to the app, but it will charge in rupees. I recommend using Uber, most of the time its actually cheaper than what ...
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Will a tourist have any trouble getting money from an ATM India because of demonetization?

Yes, you will have a lot of trouble. For starters, there's an officially imposed cap of about INR 2000 on ATM Withdrawals per day. Now, given the fact that INR 2000 is barely USD 30, you can ...
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Will a tourist have any trouble getting money from an ATM India because of demonetization?

The situation is fluid. I was there two weeks ago. On arrival I used the ATM at the upscale hotel (no line), but by the end of my stay it was empty. The site I was working at had its own ATM, with a ...
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Will a tourist have any trouble getting money from an ATM India because of demonetization?

There are long lines and a lot of ATMs are closed. Also, there is currently a limit of 2000 per card per ATM per day. However, the other day my friend with a German card was able to make eight ...
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Are Mastercard ATMs available in every Asian country?

Yes, as far as I'm aware you can use a MasterCard to withdraw money at some ATMs in every Asian country except North Korea and Iran. Beware that in some countries, notably Japan, South Korea and ...
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Validity of German debit card in Switzerland

As zeocrash stated, Maestro is accepted pretty much all over the place. In fact, my (Swiss) bank card uses the Maestro system if not used at an ATM of the issuing bank. The terminals I have seen ...
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Prevalence of ATMs that accept JCB cards

Not all ATMS around the World accept JCB cards, however the number of ATMs that do is increasing JCB cards, whilst not being as widespread as Visa / MasterCard / American Express, are still able to ...
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Are there ATM fees in the Azores?

Azores are Portugal. I do not see any reason why it would be different than in continental Portugal. Anyway: if you will have to pay a fee, the fee amount will be displayd on the ATM screen (there is ...
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Prevalence of ATMs that accept JCB cards

JCB's May 2016 World Report has a map of JCB offices: While compatible ATMs might be available elsewhere, it is reasonable to imagine that at least one compatible ATM is available at each of these ...
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How is currency converted at a foreign ATM from US Dollars?

There may be differences in the contract details between specific participants, but usually, the process is not particularly complex and run along the same lines independent of exactly which companies ...
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ATMs on ferries from Europe to Dover

If you use P&O Ferries: (Calais - Dover) Commission-free foreign exchange is available to all passengers from the bureau de change and ATM machines are located throughout the vessel. Source DFDS:...
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Cheapest ATM strategy in Brazil

I withdrew 1,200 Real from Bradesco today with no Bradesco fee! Banco de Brasil would earlier not even give me 800 Real. So, Bradesco wins in my limited tests. By the way, a few weeks ago I think ...
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US debit/ATM card with lowest fees for travel

The conditions for the Charles Schwab card remain almost as good as indicated in @holden's answer from 2011. There are still no fees, and still total reimbursement of ATM fees. However, the fine print ...
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Which ATMs offer no-fee cash withdrawals in Chile?

I use an ATM card from an American Credit Union that does not charge foreign exchange transaction fees. I've only found one bank in Chile that doesn't charge an ATM fee. It's Banco Security, Apoquindo ...
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Lowest fee ATMs in Argentina?

This is the way that I dealt with the problem: Make good use of any free ATMs while you can: Make use of any ATM networks that may be specific to your bank. In my case (as an Australian) I was able ...
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