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supermarket in San Tomas taking creditcards ?

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supermarket in San Tomas taking creditcards ?

Hi

hopefully not a stupid question but do the supermarkets/ other shops in San Tomas take credit cards or the one in the next village ( migjorn gran ? ) Can you generally get by with using a creditcard other than small shops/little local restaurants ?

At least the exchange rate is easy to work out now , almost 1-1 , how depressing !

Don't like traveling with too much cash on me , feels safer....

Thanks !

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1. Re: supermarket in San Tomas taking creditcards ?

Every shop/Supermarket takes cards. If you can not do the transaction on chip and pin, you will need your passport as ID or photo card driving licence.

With some cards, you have the choice to do it in Euro and UK£, always use Euro, so the spanish bank does not charge you (or give you a crap rate for exchange), to charge your card company.

Euro means they convert, and ask your card company for that amount.

Pounds, they convert to Euro (at their rate), then convert from to pounds again, to request payment from card company.

Consider a cash passport, (google it), you can load it in euro, and load via your credit card.

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