Alert the Bank 2-3 Days Ahead of Time
Each Friday, we’re featuring a reader-submitted tip as our Travel Tip of the Day. This week’s tip was left as a Facebook comment on yesterday’s tip on bank alerts by reader Valerie C., who says:
“Also tell the bank you’re traveling 2-3 days before you leave. I’ve had them disable my card so when I got to my destination it didn’t work and it’s a nightmare to get in touch with the companies from abroad. Give yourself a 2-3 day lead, use it once at home to make sure it works, and then travel worry-free!”
Often you can clarify the days you’ll be in each country, but playing it safe is always a good idea. Thanks, Valerie!
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