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This Week in Travel from TLFL

May 5, 2023

Did you know that when you spend money abroad or buy a hotel or flight in a foreign currency, most credit cards charge a fee of around 3% or more? Luckily, there are many ways to spend money on a card abroad to get avoid these fees or reduce them to a very low levels. This week I will be looking at all the main options from card aggregators to pre paid cards and credit cards. Plus how you can still earn your miles and points abroad while getting the best deal on foreign currency.

Note: The Virgin Atlantic Mastercard that I discussed in a previous episode also offers fee free spending in Euros. 


BA Prepaid MasterCard: (Note the special offer of 3000 Avios has ended).

Curve card:


More info:

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