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best to buy euros in US, at airport casio, or bank in Brussels?

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We are headed to Belgium and Lithuania in April. We were wondering whether it would be best to buy euros at our bank (Bank of America as of today is charging a tad over $1.14 per euro, quite a bit over the exchange rate of $1.09).

If we wait until we get to Brussels--and perhaps bring cash (something north of $2,000)--can we do better?

Finally, we are cautious people not prone to carrying huge amounts of cash. Does carrying this much strike anyone as unwise?

Thanks.

Ellen

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