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Foreign Transaction Fee

What Is a Foreign Transaction Fee?

NerdWallet | Posted 06.06.2016 | Travel
NerdWallet

By Lindsay Konsko If you're planning a trip overseas, you probably think you have everything covered. You've booked your tickets, found a friend to w...

The 2 Things Your Credit Card Should Have If You're Traveling Abroad

NerdWallet | Posted 05.24.2016 | Business
NerdWallet

By Laura McMullen Will you stay in a hostel or a hotel? Learn the language or wing it? Traveling abroad requires you to make many decisions, includin...

Airbnb Charges a Foreign Transaction Fee (and This Is How You Beat It)

Map Happy | Posted 08.13.2015 | Travel
Map Happy

I was reminded of this when my current man friend -- who happens to be Australian -- booked our accommodation for a road trip up the Californian coast. Out of curiosity, I compared the booking totals with the prices I was getting in American dollars.

36 Top Credit Cards Without Foreign Transaction Fees

Ellen Cannon | Posted 07.23.2012 | Money
Ellen Cannon

Now, as card issuers seek to attract and retain low-risk cardholders who swipe their cards for everything from a daily coffee to a first-class ticket to Hong Kong, many issuers have dropped the FTF on their travel cards.

Best Credit Cards With No Foreign Transaction Fee

Curtis Arnold | Posted 07.09.2012 | Business
Curtis Arnold

Today, with instant Internet authorizations and real-time currency conversion, it hardly seems fair to charge a foreign transaction fee. Fortunately, a growing number of banks agree.