For credit transactions using your credit card, CapOne does not charge a 3% currency conversion premium - most other cards will charge this, including JP Morgan Chase cards. Very useful for international travel, including Canada.
Chip-equipped cards are not widely available in the US as there are very few merchants/places that are equipped to handle them. I traveled to Europe last summer and had no problem with my mag-stripe cards.
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- OT: America Credit Cards in Europe.., AlS , Thu, 26 Apr 2012 16:28:27
- Re: OT: America Credit Cards in Europe.., George K, Fri, 27 Apr 2012 14:13:58
- Re: OT: America Credit Cards in Europe.., Kristjan, Fri, 27 Apr 2012 11:25:58
- Re: OT: America Credit Cards in Europe.., Bill Davies , Fri, 27 Apr 2012 10:01:56
- Scandinavia, OKSaabs , Fri, 27 Apr 2012 07:52:08
- No worries..., Larry West , Fri, 27 Apr 2012 07:10:28
- Bring a second, backup card if you can, nateh89spg , Fri, 27 Apr 2012 05:12:05
- CapitalOne Visa, Bill Homer, Thu, 26 Apr 2012 20:40:04
- Just back from Belgium a few weeks ago, Chadwick , Thu, 26 Apr 2012 19:39:27
- Re: OT: America Credit Cards in Europe.., LI_Dave, Thu, 26 Apr 2012 17:30:05
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