foreign transaction fee

Beware: Foreign Transaction Fees I bet many of us have never heard or even let the thought of a “foreign transaction fee” cross our minds. Probably the only way you have heard of it is when it showed up on your credit card statement. To avoid any surprises let me let you in on what…

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Travel tip

Travel tip of the day: When traveling internationally notify your bank beforehand of all the countries you will be visiting to avoid having your debit card cancelled due to “unusual activity”. (photo via http://10toptens.com)

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Travel Tip: Riu Hotel

Attention: Will you be staying at a RIU hotel on your next visit to Mexico? According to new goverment legislation all Riu Hotels Resorts in Mexico will be unable to receive cash payments in US dollars. All payments are now required in Mexican pesos in order to be received in the resort.The new regulation also…

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