Money, away from home, especially insightful to more domesticated travelers…like me!
“Time is more valuable than money. You can get more money, but you cannot get more time.” – Jim Rohn
People often ask, “What is the best way to deal with money when I am in another country?” Here is my Money Speech (with four-part harmony, and in more verses than I usually provide).
Tell your bank and credit card companies where you are going before you travel. This will make it less likely that your card will be declined for a transaction from an extraordinary place.
Carry more than one card. When a colleague’s husband had his wallet stolen, they had to cancel his credit card for the duration of the trip. The rest of the trip was charged on a card which only the wife carried. And speaking of theft, it is wise to keep a record of your account numbers in a separate, safe place so you…
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