Figure out currency exchange and money issues

Figuring out how to handle money outside of the United States can be challenging, but with our tips, it should be a lot easier. Just be sure to plan this out ahead of time.

Here are two good articles on general tips for handling money and credit cards:

And here are a couple of smartphone apps to help you on the go (one for iOS and one for Android):

For information about the currency issues at your destination, go to, type in your destination and look in the “Buy” section.

Finally, a pre-paid Mastercard or Visa travel card might be a good idea for you. Check out these sites for more information: