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Canadian debit cards

Posted by soccermom on 30/9/2006 at 09:26

Firstly, have been looking at this website and reading the messageboard for several months as we have planning a trip- great site! We really appreciate the information and the people who help out with advice.

Have been trying to compare debit card fees for canadian bank cards. Has anyone located a website that shows comparisons for international transactions and currency exchange fees? I have seen comments about UK cards but none for Canada.

Also, my current card does not have a maestro or cirrus label which seem to be popular. 'The Exchange' and 'Plus' are the two noted- anyone with experience with these symbols?
Thank you very much!

#1 soccermom has been a member since 4/9/2006. Posts: 3

Posted by somtam2000 on 30/9/2006 at 09:50 admin

Hi soccermom,

Thanks - glad you're finding the site helpful!

My Thai ATM card has a Plus icon on it and works in the vast majority of ATMs in Thailand, so if you're got Plus you should be mostly ok -- I've not heard of The Exchange though.

Can't help on a Canadian bank rate comparison -- but if you happen to find one, please post the website address here and I'll add it into the FAQs.

#2 somtam2000 has been a member since 21/1/2004. Location: Indonesia. Posts: 8,062

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