OK, so if cash can be exchanged easily wherever you go, why should you bother with traveler’s checks? Simple. If someone steals them or you accidentally light them on fire during a romantic candlelight dinner, you can replace them within 24 hours. You can’t do THAT with cash, now can you?
While you do have to pay a small fee to get traveler’s checks, the security and exchange rate is worth it. Here are a few tips to consider when buying or using these checks:
Visa Traveller’s Cheques