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How much cash should I carry when I’m traveling?

How much cash should you carry when you travel? I’ll break it down for you and help you steer

Extreme card confusion on my rental car

Harold Nagase tries to add a day to his Hotwire car rental, but when the vehicle is damaged, his credit […]

Don’t be a chip-and-pinhead!

If you happen to drive down the Brenner Autobahn between Austria and Italy this summer, here’s a little advice for […]

Who knew Costa Rican food could be so expensive?

Randy Brachman is shocked when his $16 lunch bill turns into a $1,608 bill at a Costa Rican restaurant. Can […]

What kind of coverage should my card have?

Credit cards come with all kinds of bells and whistles. Here are the ones you should have if you

What don’t I need with a travel credit card?

In my last video, I told you what you should consider getting in a good travel credit card. But

Are e-checks a safe way to pay for travel?

As she paged through Viking River Cruises’ glossy brochure one recent afternoon, Diane Moskal noticed a new way to save money: If she booked the Waterways of the Tsars itinerary sailing from Moscow to St. Petersburg with something called an e-check, the cruise line promised to knock $100 off the fare.
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