Credit Card Currency Mismatches Online

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    Many foreign travel and event transactions can be purchased online which allows us to use credit cards for those purchases. That makes things a lot simpler than before when it required different payment instruments to get the transaction done. There are a couple of things that you want to remember, though, before you pick up that credit card for payment. No Foreign Transaction Fees! Make sure you use a credit card that has no foreign transaction fees. Because the payment is being processed abroad, using a card with a foreign transaction fee will add a few percent onto your total cost. It is easy enough to use a card that waives that fee as most Chase cards waive it as well as a few American Express cards and Barclay cards. If you are unsure, check with your issuer before using the card. Sure, 3% might not seem like too much on a little purchase, but it means you are effectively buying points for more than anyone would ever consider the... The post Credit Card Currency Mismatches Online appeared first on Running with Miles.

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