American Express travel offices have some conversion desks and you don't
have to have an American Express card. You need to call ahead though.
Behalf Of Vladimir Linder
Sent: Wednesday, March 31, 2010 7:21 PM
Subject: Re: [Slovak-World] Currency Exchange for Visitors
They should change EUROS to US$ in Slovakia or
use their credit cards for everything as the
banks charges for international withdrawals are quite steep.
At 04:30 PM 3/31/2010, you wrote:
>At the end of May I will have a Slovak family
>visiting for a couple of weeks. They have asked
>me about changing money. When I travel to Europe
>I use ATM's for that purpose. I don't know yet
>whether they have a credit/debit card that
>allows for cash withdrawals or not but I need to
>find out. I know there are currency exchanges in
>airports, at AAA, and some travel agencies but
>the exchange rate is usually not a good deal.
>Looking for suggestions to help this family
>decide how they want to convert Euros to
>dollars. Some on the list might have experience
>with Slovak visitors. Thanks in advance.
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