Travelers who travel to another country on business or pleasure means holding up in a resort or hotel designed so you don’t have to lift a finger — or even know you’re overseas. Huge, all-inclusive resorts can take care of your purchasing needs quickly and efficiently.
For you, however, that’s a waste of a trip. You want the full experience. You want to eat and shop locally, find those cool little stores and dine at local cafes, stands, or markets.
You’re in a new land, so you need to find a way to pay for what you buy without getting stuck with a hefty set of fees or finding yourself suddenly poorer than you were when you left thanks to a dip in the exchange rate. Here are a few tips that can help you enjoy your trip.