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Best Bank for Avoiding Currency Conversion Fees

Friday, April 2, 2010 - 7:43 AM
When you travel outside of the US, you can be charged a currency conversion fee for credit card purchases and ATM transactions. has a useful article explaining the fees and providing a list of fees charged by several of the major banks. Oneo of the best banks that charges no currency conversion fee is Capital One.
Ken TuminKen Tumin5,469 posts since
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1. Saturday, June 5, 2010 - 1:07 PM
We live in Mexico and we use the Capital One Platinum No Hassle Rewards MasterCard here for groceries, gas, etc. It's auto paid from a Capitol One free savings account that's now paying 1.35% APY.  It's a great combination and it makes the easy lining here even easier.
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