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Changing money in Italy

Changing money in Italy

Old Feb 7th 2007, 8:43 pm
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Otter
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In news:[email protected],
Mel <[email protected]> typed:
>
>
> When I went to Eastern Europe the order of the day was to
> use cash to buy the foreign currency. I'm thinking that is
> what to do in Italy to buy Euros and use credit cards for
> purchases. Does that make sense?

No. You use the ATMs in Eastern Europe like you use the ATMs in Western
Europe, and use credit cards as you please. (The main reason why I bought
any currency was in exchanging currencies.)
 
Old Feb 8th 2007, 1:36 pm
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Bob Fusillo
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"Mel" <[email protected]> wrote in message
news:[email protected]...
> Mel wrote:
>. I'm thinking that is what to do in Italy to buy Euros and use credit
>cards for purchases. Does that make sense?
>
> Jo

Generally OK, but a lot of small shops and restaurants in Italy ( even in
bigger towns) don't take credit cards. If you are a tourist, it means a lot
of juggling -- don't want to carry too much cash at one time.
rjf
 

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