One of the most frequent questions I get from family, friends and readers is regarding which credit card they should use when they travel internationally. I always say it’s best to have multiple cards just in case one doesn’t go through, and cards from different banks in case one company isn’t accepted. Like in the commercials, Visa (and Mastercard) are accepted most everywhere, but on rare occasions I’ve found only American Express was accepted and not the others.
I almost always travel with at least five credit cards. In this comprehensive post, we review a few of the best chip-and-pin cards for international travel available right now. Hope it helps!
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