Europe Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Do I Tip the Maid & How Much, Paris 3* Hotel?
  2. 2 3 weeks italy itinerary
  3. 3 Anthropology and Archeology for the Turkey Traveler
  4. 4 Trip Report Les bons plans de Whathello - St Tropez - Resto
  5. 5 Maximizing Relaxation, Minimizing Hassles
  6. 6 limousine services - milan - rome
  7. 7 Regarding Residence Permit
  8. 8 Which are the most beautiful tourist attractions, Tenerife Spain ?
  9. 9 Flight from Athens to Santorini- is this enough time?
  10. 10 Trip Report Homesaty
  11. 11 Trip Report Italian Opera-Edinburgh Tattoo-"Great" Houses-Cornwall: Ongoing and FINAL
  12. 12 The herbs in pure slim 365
  13. 13 Great Fare Sale Emirate Air
  14. 14 My bucket list first trip to Italy
  15. 15 Towns or hikes along Lake Lucerne
  16. 16 Route des Vins
  17. 17 Seville: Churches and Convent
  18. 18 2 days in Florence
  19. 19 Trip Report With Gratitude for a Glorious Solo Month in Greece
  20. 20 Switzerland part of 3-week trip
  21. 21 train from Bucharest to Brasov
  22. 22 Paris Metro Entrances. How to find?
  23. 23 base for Andalucia
  24. 24 Private tour guides in Bayeux
  25. 25 Scilly Islands --Abbey Gardens --Tresco
View next 25 » Back to the top

ATM Fraud alert

Jump to last reply

Heading for Spain soon. Local State Credit Union gave me a sheet which indicates No ATM transactions allowed or Limited Access for a number of countries. Spain is one of the Countries with limited access. I called the Credit Union and they can lift the block but I would be responsible for any fraud associated with the use of the card. They said they did this because of high instances of fraud.
So.....Would appreciate any thoughts you may have on this. Am thinking the best thing may be to just get a couple of thousand euros cash from the credit union (No charge for this service and I can return any excess I have after the trip) Will also use credit card where possible. My wife and I are seasoned travelers and have used ATMs in Turkey and Egypt with no problems. We both wear money belts so am not much worried about pick pockets.

29 Replies |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement