ATM's and cash machines - Europe

Last Updated: 11th Sep 2014

<p>More <a href="/contikipedia/articles/tour-and-travel-advice-europe">Tour and Travel Advice</a> for Europe</p> <p>by &#8211; <a href="/people/mattyvcontiki">Matt Vernick</a>, Tour Manager, Europe</p> <p><img src="http://downloads.contiki.com/contikipedia/europe/mattyvcontiki/euros_005.JPG" class="rightwise" alt="" /></p> <p>ATM&#8217;s and cash machines are widely available throughout Europe. Cash machines across Europe dispense cash in the local currency of the country that you are making the withdrawal in.</p> <p>Make sure to let your bank know you are travelling so they don&#8217;t put a hold your account thinking it was hacked into or stolen.</p> <p>ATM&#8217;s are widely available throughout most places in Europe. It is common for the lines to go down between you banks at home and the banks in Europe and for this reason it&#8217;s a good idea to carry around a cash float or a travellers cheque or two with you.</p> <p>If you get rejected by a cash machine once, don&#8217;t use it a second time as often European cash machines will swallow your card on the second attempt.</p>