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Liverpool, United...
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hi off to australia later in the year & a friend has advised to get a travelex cash passport...has anyone used one of these while out there & if it is worthwhile taking out the option of using one while im over there.

cheers in advance

sydney
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1. Re: money

Hi & welcome to the Aussie forums.

cash? cards? atm's? - perennial questions and as a newbie you may not have noticed something that might make your decision easier. directly above your post, the search box will allow you to read all previsous posts on any topic. If you put 'travelex' in, you'll get all the pros and cons.

cheers

helen

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2. Re: money

travelex cash cards get a pretty bad rap on here.

really all u need is an atm and a cc card.

just find out who your bank is affiliated with in aus to minimize atm charges.

Melbourne, Australia
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3. Re: money

Have a look at this link.

ausbt.com.au/review-best-travel-money-cards-…

Toronto, Canada
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4. Re: money

Cash seemed like king to me on my trip except for hotels and airfares, etc. I just would use atm associated with your bank at home, you may want to raise your daily limit as well.

Adelaide, Australia
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5. Re: money

Any Visa linked bank account will be able to be accessed at almost any ATM in Australia so worry not. Just draw out cash as you go! Enjoy!

Sydney, Australia
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6. Re: money

Travelex cards issued in the UK are not too bad value, unlike Travelex cards issued in Australia.

Liverpool, United...
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thanks for your input guys much appreciated.

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