Originally Posted by Truck Cruiser
Also make sure you call your bank or credit card institutions and let them know you are travelling abroad. They will want to know where you are travelling for security sake. Many times travelers don't do this then wonder why their credit purchase will not go through. Then the traveler has to make a expensive long distance phone call to get things straightened out or just miss the purchase altogether.
Great advice!! Definitely want to do this.
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