Plastic cards still best for travel money

Plastic cards still best for travel money

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My longstanding recommendation that you rely primarily on plastic for travel money — credit cards for big-ticket items, debit (ATM) cards for cash — remains as valid as ever. In some cases, you can avoid fees and losses entirely; in others you pay something but lose less than any other way. For foreign travel, especially, you can’t beat plastic. Credit …

Easy international travel with one plastic card ticket in Europe

Easy international travel with one plastic card ticket in Europe

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Calypso, ITSO & VDV are the first to demonstrate interoperable multi-application smart ticketing in international public transport use. Three European smart ticketing organisations Calypso Networks Association (Belgium), ITSO (UK) and VDV (Germany) have demonstrated that a single smart card can be used for public transport across all three ticketing systems. In an innovative international multi-application demonstration, tickets from three national transport ticketing applications – British ITSO, French …

How plastic cards can improve tourism

How plastic cards can improve tourism?

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Save money with visitor discount cards The weather had been unseasonably cool, but after a hefty slice of apple pie and a steaming cappuccino in a local cafe, I was warming to another round of sightseeing in the bustling Dutch capital. I felt more than ready to spend a couple of hours pondering the Rembrandts, Vermeers and other old masters’ …