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HELP NEED MONEY ADVICE. LEAVING FOR ASIA IN A WEEK.

  • scl

    Joined Travelfish
    10th February, 2010
    Posts: 10

    Hello, I'm planning to go all around SE asia for 4 months.
    I'm planning to use my regular australian debit card, my canadian visa card, and a travel australian bank card.
    Problem is, it costs so much money to take cash out in the ATM in asia, so I want to use the ATM as least as possible, but I dont want to take out a bunch of money because I dont trust myself with a bunch of cash on me.

    what is the best way to do it??

    and what is a good amount to take out at each time in SE asia???

    any help would be greatly appreaciated - im leaving on july 5th and im not quite sure what im doing.

    cheers

    Samantha

    #1 Posted: 22/6/2010 - 10:00

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  • sharpie

    Joined Travelfish
    28th February, 2010
    Posts: 36

    hi,
    if you are Australian i would suggest looking into the wizard clear advantage mastercard it had absolutely no fees :) seems to good to be true although there is lots of research on the web to suggest that it is as it seems. i have also read a really good post on it some where on this site but i have no idea how to link maybe pop in the search box and see whats happens.

    #2 Posted: 22/6/2010 - 10:40

  • scl

    Joined Travelfish
    10th February, 2010
    Posts: 10

    thanks for your reply but im canadian.
    im just travelling australia before i head to asia

    #3 Posted: 26/6/2010 - 12:25

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