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Old January 31st, 2008, 10:03 PM
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Originally Posted by Kuki
There's one other pitfall to using credit cards in foreign ports, other than in ATMs., and that's the scam of running a duplicate of your credit card, and using it fraudelently for other purchases.

I do use my card in certain circumstance, but only when I can watch the card being run.

Personally, I'd carry a bit of cash in small bills.
Thanks Kuki, I hadn't thought about that; I also like to watch my card being scanned. I don't plan to really buy much, just some cheap souvenirs, so perhaps I'll bring along a few ten's for that.
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