Banking

Nov 22, 2018• by Ale

ATM withdrawal in Costa Rica without fees

In Costa Rica you'll find that most ATMs ("cajero automático") have a fix withdrawing fee for international cards like Visa/Mastercard. ATMs that have fees are legally obliged to display a screen...

Sep 12, 2018• by ThaiYaiNat

Thai ATM swallowed my card!

"For security reasons all cards that have been retained by ATMs are destroyed." (Bangkok Bank Website) This is now the stated policy of all Thai Banks. In the case of overseas visitors using cards...

Jul 30, 2018• by vijay

Currency of India

The National Currency of India is the Indian Rupee, which is available in denominations of 1, 10, 20, 50, 100, 200, 500 and 2000. There are coins for 1, 2, 5 and 10. Banking in India has become...

Jun 13, 2018• by Casa Las Tres Naranjas

Money in Cuba

Since we have received many questions about the Cuban money situation in our guest house, we would like to share information about the two existing currencies, how to easily change money and how to...

Jun 10, 2018• by YouKanRok

How to pay for your stay in Iran

As you may know, Iran has been subject to several embargo's over the past years. As a result, banking relationships between the country and the rest of the world are non-existent. What does it...

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