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how much cash on you each day

10 Feb 2012 Explorer1334491 asked

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Hi,

I'm travelling through Italy and France and was wondering if anyone had any advice on how much cash to carry on you at any one time. I want to reduce the number of times I use an ATM to cut down on fees, but don't want to be carrying huge amounts of cash on me for safety. So I need a middle-ground. any advice?

  • 12 Feb 2012 ExplorerJeff said

    ExplorerJeff

    I did a 46 day camping tour through europe and i would of had no more than $100.00 euros on me at anyone time. I would suggest a pre-paid travelex card or similiar if you want to cut down on transaction ATM fees and the currency is already locked in so there is no fluctuating exchange rate. The ATM fee is about $2.20 euro for each withdrawal much cheaper than 3 or 4% of withdrawal and $5 withdrawal fee.

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