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Using ATM to withdraw cash in Copenhagen

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Using ATM to withdraw cash in Copenhagen

We are visiting Copenhagen in October for 4 nights and I wondered if we could use ATMs to withdraw DKK while we are there? Would save us ordering cash in advance. We both have credit cards too but like to have some cash.

Travelling from the UK and would be using UK bank cards (MasterCard) to withdraw he cash. Are fees reasonable and do the ATMs have an option for English?

Thank you in advance!

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1. Re: Using ATM to withdraw cash in Copenhagen

Most cash points (ATMs) will automatically either ask which language you wish (when detecting a foreign card) or go straight for English.

No cash point in Denmark charges a fee for use - any and all fees will be from your bank.

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2. Re: Using ATM to withdraw cash in Copenhagen

Thank you for your reply. This is all good to know. When we visited Iceland in 2016 we used ATMs to get cash out with minimal transaction fees so good to know we can do the same in Copenhagen

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3. Re: Using ATM to withdraw cash in Copenhagen

Last summer I used an ATM with a fee. I think it was Danske Bank. But I was told about it so I could cancel the transaction. It could have changed since then of course. The ATM close to the metro station at the airport had no fee.

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4. Re: Using ATM to withdraw cash in Copenhagen

How many digits are required for the pin?

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5. Re: Using ATM to withdraw cash in Copenhagen

I hope you are not using your credit cards to get cash at ATMs, it would cost you dearly, because it is considered a cash advance. Use at debit card instead.

You need a 4 digit PIN.

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6. Re: Using ATM to withdraw cash in Copenhagen

When I say it’s a MasterCard- I mean our debit card. Confusingly in the UK a mastercard can be debit or credit card.

I also have a MasterCard credit card which is fee free anywhere in the world which is a big help when travelling

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7. Re: Using ATM to withdraw cash in Copenhagen

Copenhagen is almost a cash free city. We used at ATM once in eight days and it was for the smallest amount allowed as we needed it for a bus.

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8. Re: Using ATM to withdraw cash in Copenhagen

>>>Confusingly in the UK a mastercard can be debit or credit card.<<<

https:/…debit-cards.html

It is the same in the US. Here we also have debit (checking, ATM) MasterCards. We hope that our debit MasterCard will work smoothly in Copenhagen, Stockholm, and Oslo like it was working for us in Spain, Italy, France, and Portugal. In Germany with our debit MasterCard we had a very unpleasant experience.

https://www.tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g18727…

Anyhow, it looks like the three Scandinavian countries are not cash oriented ones and we will need very little cash there.

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