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hi i was just wondering as were off in 2 weeks which currency is best to take for tips, and maybe gifts purchased on other islands thank you in advance jodie.

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1. Re: currency

The mighty US $. Take small denomination bills - $5, $10, etc If you have a credit card settle your room account on the resort with that.

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2. Re: currency

just like Rex says.. dollars .. small bills. we take lots of ones and fives , however , we are in the habit of spreading our tips out .

don't forget that depending on where you live , you might have to order those small denomination usdollars a couple of days ahead of time from your bank.

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3. Re: currency

Also if you have more than one credit/debit card check in advance which one is likley to give you the best rate. All bills are converted into dollars and some credit card companies make a fortune on this.

I have a Nationwide card and get about 8% more money for my money. Even more when using an ATM overseas. They are about the best IMHO. If you have time before you go I would get one if I were you.

And as the others said US dollars in ones. Plenty of small tips every day make the world seem brighter. Every thing else on the plastic.


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