Sending $US to the US
Randal L. Schwartz
merlyn at stonehenge.com
Sun Oct 11 15:44:46 BST 2009
>>>>> "Minty" == Minty <mintywalker at gmail.com> writes:
Minty> They are supposed to be as good as cash from the recipients
Minty> perspective (esp when drawn on the "local" currency), but replaceable
Minty> if lost. At least, that was my vauge memory/understanding. I've not
Minty> used them in years.
Two years ago, I was travelling in Northern europe with Neil "geekcruises"
Bauman, and we spent nearly an hour in each port trying to cash $500 of his
"universal" American Express travellers checks. The experience tells me only
one thing: "They aren't universal any more". Everyone expects credit or debit
cards now... travellers checks are a thing of the past.
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