Holiday tips for saving money on cards

AMP financial planner Tony Rigby says look carefully at the fees attached to using credit cards, especially if travelling overseas. “Take into consideration the normal fees you are paying,” he says. Rigby says ATM charges can vary from bank to bank.

If heading overseas, avoid expensive airport currency conversions, and take a combination of cash, travel cards and credit cards, the Commonwealth Bank says. “By reviewing the resources and financial products available before departure, travellers can avoid being hit with unexpected international transaction fees,” CBA executive Michael Cant says.

Source: The Daily Telegraph