When transferring money overseas, it pays to avoid the banks.
3 Apr 2013 |
Unexpected fees and a poor exchange rate could cost you hundreds of dollars in the course of an international money transfer.
Foreign exchange is rarely a straightforward transaction.
10 Jul 2012 |
Exchange rates say Aussies should be picking up a nice little bonus on overseas transactions this year. Research by a savvy CHOICE member says otherwise.
Avoiding fees is the first order of business when it comes to pre-paid travel money cards.
27 Mar 2012 |
The travel card market has expanded in the last couple of years, with a range of new products released to the market, but the fees can still pack a sting.
It's a safer bet than carrying cash or a bank card when you travel overseas, but will these cards save you money?
21 Dec 2009 |
We expose the hidden costs.
Keep currency costs to a minimum on your next overseas trip.
23 Apr 2009 |
CHOICE recommends you take a mix of cash and cards to cover expenses and provide a back-up plan. We tell you which companies provide the best products and rates.
For years some major credit card companies failed to adequately disclose the fees for overseas transactions.
30 Apr 2007 |
Our investigation shows many consumers were charged more for overseas transactions than the fees disclosed on their statements suggested.