Re: [72attendees] Credit card charges at CityWest

"Clive D.W. Feather" <clive@demon.net> Wed, 06 August 2008 08:42 UTC

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From: "Clive D.W. Feather" <clive@demon.net>
To: Ed Jankiewicz <edward.jankiewicz@sri.com>
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Subject: Re: [72attendees] Credit card charges at CityWest
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Ed Jankiewicz said:
> Most important:  never trade both ways, i.e. don't end up with excess 
> local currency that you then exchange back to home currency, because you 
> pay those points twice.  Advice I got was to pay off a portion of the 
> hotel bill with your leftover local cash, retaining what you need for 
> the taxi, and settle the rest of the bill on the credit card.
> 
> Finally, any remaining local cash should be spent at the airport bar. 

Generally true, but many of us living in the UK travel to the eurozone
often enough to ignore this advice - I stick spare euros in a spare wallet
so that I've got them to hand for the next trip or holiday.

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