The first tip is to make sure that you have a credit card that is going to be able to be used in a foreign country. You are going to need to do some research before you do any traveling internationally since some credit cards offer better benefits than others. Be sure to look at the fine print to see if you will be charged a foreign currency transaction fee.
Contact the credit card company
Next, make sure that you inform the credit card company with all of the dates that you are going to be traveling abroad. This is going to need to be done at least a week before you travel. There is a high chance the credit card company will assume the international purchases are fraudulent and will freeze the account if they are unaware of your travel plans.
An often neglected tip is obtaining a travelers’ check. These can offer you a bit more of security if your credit card cannot be used in the foreign country or if your credit card is stolen.
Save some money by exchanging your cash into the local currency as soon as your arrive instead of doing it at the airport. Most airports have a lo of different fees that they are going to charge you.
The final tip to saving money when you travel abroad is to make sure that you have created a reference list of the credit card companies. This should include all of their phone numbers.