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Traveller's Checks #42944
08/13/01 12:03 PM
08/13/01 12:03 PM
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Selah WA USA
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laurhen71 Offline OP
 
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We are heading down that way on Tuesday for 7 days and was just curious if traveller's checks are widely accepted? Don't want to have any problems once were down there.
Thanks for any info.

Re: Traveller's Checks #42945
08/13/01 12:55 PM
08/13/01 12:55 PM
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Portland, OR
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A friend I traveled with used traveler's checks. No problems anywhere. I personally used cash and found it more convenient (you don't have to cart your passport with you everywhere, etc). I don't think you'll have a problem. Have FUN!!!!!!!!!

Re: Traveller's Checks #42946
08/13/01 01:25 PM
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Pensacola, FL
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Nicki Offline
 
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All 14 of us in the group used traveler's checks the whole time we were there and didn't have any problems! Have fun!

Re: Traveller's Checks #42947
08/13/01 02:04 PM
08/13/01 02:04 PM
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keep yur passport with you for using trav check,s they write the number down on the back of them...

Re: Traveller's Checks #42948
08/15/01 10:05 PM
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I used traveler's checks. I felt uncomfortable carrying around my passport, so I wrote the number on a slip of paper and carried it with me - NO PROBLEMS

Re: Traveller's Checks #42949
08/15/01 10:14 PM
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Canada
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I did what Erica suggested. I didn't always get asked for my passport number but often enough that I was glad to have the slip of paper with me. I eventually had it memorized but I was there for 3 weeks. [Linked Image]


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Re: Traveller's Checks #42950
08/16/01 08:30 PM
08/16/01 08:30 PM
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Westminster, Colorado, USA
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Never once did I use my passport to write a travelers check. Driver's license was good enough, and some places didn't ask for anything except where you were staying. No problem!

Re: Traveller's Checks #42951
08/16/01 08:34 PM
08/16/01 08:34 PM
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Dinorwic On CANADA
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Another idea is to make a photocopy of your ID (passport or Drivers licence) and carry that instead of the real thing. I found that it varied by vendor whether they wanted any ID. Have a great time.. you'll soon be hooked like 99% of the visitors.. Cheers Gail


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