Top Cards with No Foreign Transaction Fee
What are the top credit cards for traveling abroad?
Back when travelers stumbled for local currency at a Bureau de Change in every airport, paying your credit card a foreign transaction fee saved time and money. However, today's global marketplace thrives on credit card transactions, especially in larger cities teeming with American tourists and business travelers.
While many banks raised their foreign currency transaction fees to 5 percent, the most recent IndexCreditCards.com survey of international transaction fees found even more banks dropping their conversion charges to zero. Five of the best travel credit cards have leveled the playing field by stripping away overseas purchasing fees while stacking on significant bonuses, benefits and perks:
Published 08/23/11 (Modified 02/18/13)