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travellers cheques

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travellers cheques

hi I havent been to Sharm for 4 years can you tell me if it is still best to take travellers cheques

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1. Re: travellers cheques

Haven't used travellers cheques for several years. Last time I used them was 5 years ago in Greece and I struggled to change them without paying a hefty fee every time. Since then have always taken cash especially to Sharm.

In this era of plastic cards and ATMs everywhere, few people now use travellers cheques so as is always advised on this forum I would take cash and change for Egyptian pounds over there as the rate is much better. You can of course use your debit card but you may have to pay a fee depending on the card you are using.

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2. Re: travellers cheques

Thanks think I will take english notes then and hope the safe will be secure. That was the only reason we took travellers cheques to egypt was security.

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3. Re: travellers cheques

Banks still cash travelers cheques as long as you have the purchase receipt and your passport.

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