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Ferne Arfin

What Kind of Travel Money Works Best in the UK

By January 5, 2013

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Deciding the best way to carry money in the UK can be something of a minefield if you come from the USA.

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Chip-and-pin cards are the norm in most of Western Europe so many visitors worry that their magnetic stripe and signature cards won't work.

Find out the pros and cons of credit cards, debit cards, travelers checks, prepaid cards and good old faithful cash. What are the costs, the dangers and the acceptability of your chosen methods of payment?

This overview will help you decide how to "format" your spending money for the United Kingdom.

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