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Currencies

When travelling on a tour through various countries, ie Scandinavian, Baltic’s, etc., how do you organise the currencies? Do you take individual currencies, a debit card, put money on a credit card or?

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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1. Re: Currencies

i use Revolut to avoid exchange fees

https://www.revolut.com/lt/?lang=en

Wroclaw, Poland
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I personally pay everywhere by credit card if possible. In Baltics and Finland you have Euro, in Scandinavia Crowns (Swedish, Danish and Norwegian) To have some "pocket money" I use ATM to withdraw money. Do not be tricked by Dynamic Currency Conversion.

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Gdansk, Poland
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3. Re: Currencies

As endis mentioned the Revolut card seems to be the most efficient solution

Warsaw, Poland
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4. Re: Currencies

Revolut. The only nuisance of the Revolut account is the limit of free ATM withdrawals.

But even with the fee it's far cheaper than anything else, including local exchange offices.

Lidingo, Sweden
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5. Re: Currencies

TransferWise is also an alternative to Revolut (which I use and recommend).

In Scandinavia and generally the Nordics you'll be just fine without any cash. In the Baltics you'll need some Euros in cash, in Poland some złoty (PLN), but most transactions can be done by card anyway.

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