Buy Foreign Currency Before You Travel

On July 20, 2012, in Cruise, Travel, by owentrvl

I am often asked about whether to purchase foreign currency prior to leaving for an international destination.

I think it’s a good idea:

– You don’t have to deal with it at the airport
– You know ahead of time what it is going to cost
– You will have the currency you need for tipping, taxi rides and small purchases

I found a company that is based in southern California and I have used their services several times.

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I know that many people think…

“I would never want to take a tour”…

“I don’t want to be on a bus with a bunch of old people”…

“I don’t want to be in a different city every day”…

or the old cliche from the movie of the same name: “If it’s Tuesday, it must be Belgium”.

Well, according to Janeen Christoff in this issue of Travel Age West, the tour industry has changed…for the better with:

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