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Best sterling prepaid cards
If you're travelling abroad to a country that doesn't use the Euro or US Dollar as its main currency, or if you're travelling to more than one country, a pound sterling prepaid card with low top-up fees and foreign exchange markup could offer great value.
Alternatively, a credit card with low fees on overseas spending can work out as the best option for purchases made abroad, as long as the bill is paid off in full each month.
Which? comparison table: Credit cards for overseas spending - compare the best deals on the market
Table last updated in February 2015. Next update due August 2015.
Scenario 1: Total cost of making six €25 purchases and two €100 cash withdrawals from an ATM abroad, based on the exchange rates offered on the 02 February 2015. We also factor in load and cash withdrawal fees.
Scenario 2: As scenario 1, but making six $25 purchases and two $100 cash withdrawals (provider's fees included).
¹Based on the MasterCard version of the card.
²£5 cost of the card.
³There is a £1.50 fee on all transactions.
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