Subject: Re: Debit cards for foreign travel
Hi Susie,

Check what the fees are. According to NYPIRG, there is normally a 2 percent fee for off-line use of debit cards. Another site says up to 2 percent.

http://www.nypirg.org/consumer/atm/2003/debit.html

Here's something from Consumer Reports: http://tinyurl.com/2tyln

I still would take a tried and true ATM card with Cirrus or Plus symbol on it. That will work in the smallest places.

Frances Toronto, Canada