Question: Is Discover Card Accepted In Europe?

Asked By: Anthony Brooks Date: created: Feb 24 2021

What countries accept Discover Card

Answered By: Alejandro Lewis Date: created: Feb 27 2021

Discover is accepted in 185 countries and territories internationally. That includes India, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Puerto Rico, the United Arab Emirates and most other popular destinations for American business and vacation travelers.

Asked By: Nathaniel Martinez Date: created: Oct 27 2021

What credit cards are accepted in Europe

Answered By: Reginald Coleman Date: created: Oct 28 2021

American credit cards work throughout Europe (at hotels, larger shops and restaurants, travel agencies, car-rental agencies, and so on); Visa and MasterCard are the most widely accepted. American Express is less common, and the Discover card is unknown in Europe.

Asked By: Benjamin Cooper Date: created: May 16 2021

Is Discover Card accepted in France

Answered By: Geoffrey Butler Date: created: May 16 2021

Visa and Mastercard are widely accepted in France. You could find establishments that accept Discover and American Express, but this is rare. Whichever card you decide to use, make sure it has no foreign transaction fees.

Asked By: Kevin Bryant Date: created: Dec 25 2020

Does Discover Card have a foreign transaction fee

Answered By: Diego Moore Date: created: Dec 25 2020

The Discover foreign transaction fee is 0%, or $0, on all cards. That means any Discover credit card you apply for now will have no foreign transaction fee, and you won’t be charged extra for making purchases that are processed internationally.

Asked By: Carlos Morris Date: created: Mar 02 2021

Why is Discover card not accepted

Answered By: Juan Lee Date: created: Mar 05 2021

Why isn’t Discover as widely accepted as Visa or Mastercard? There are a few reasons. There’s about one-seventh the number of Discover cards as Visa cards, so merchants may not have as much of an incentive to accept them. Discover sometimes charges merchants more for card acceptance than either Visa or Mastercard.

Asked By: Miguel Parker Date: created: Jan 27 2022

Can I use my Discover card internationally

Answered By: Adam James Date: created: Jan 27 2022

You can use your U.S. Discover card in many countries abroad to make purchases or withdraw cash. In general terms, you can use your Discover card wherever you see the Discover or Diners Club International symbols displayed. However, in Asia, you can also use your card in outlets which show the Union Pay or JCB sign.

Asked By: Dennis Nelson Date: created: Mar 15 2021

Is it cheaper to use credit card abroad or cash

Answered By: Albert Watson Date: created: Mar 17 2021

Local cash is normally the easiest way to pay abroad. However, you’ll need to shop around for a good exchange rate. Unless they’re designed for travellers, credit cards and debit cards are usually expensive to use abroad. Avoid withdrawing money with a credit card, as this can attract steep fees and interest.

Asked By: Xavier Powell Date: created: Apr 09 2021

How much cash should you carry in Europe

Answered By: Landon Green Date: created: Apr 12 2021

If you’re in a similar situation, I’d recommend visiting the ATM every few days (or as needed) to take out 100 euros (or 200 as needed) to minimize how much you’re carrying on you. If you have higher fees, I’d limit your cash to 300 euros at one time.

Asked By: Eric Griffin Date: created: Jan 21 2022

Should I exchange money before I travel to Europe

Answered By: Jesus Lewis Date: created: Jan 23 2022

Avoid (or at least minimize) cash exchange.

In general, I avoid exchanging money in Europe; it’s a big rip-off. On average, at a bank you lose about 8 percent when you change dollars to euros or another foreign currency. A good rule of thumb: The difference between the buy and sell rates should be less than 10 percent.

Asked By: Jacob Bell Date: created: Mar 20 2021

Do you need PIN to use credit card in Europe

Answered By: Connor Wright Date: created: Mar 20 2021

Yes, Norbert, for most charges in Europe, you’ll be fine with a chip-and-signature credit card—meaning, a card that has an EMV smart chip in it and that requires you to sign a credit-card slip. Such places require a chip-and-PIN card—meaning, a card where you punch in a PIN code rather than signing a slip.

Asked By: Joshua Jenkins Date: created: Nov 01 2020

Why is the Discover card not accepted

Answered By: Edward Gray Date: created: Nov 03 2020

The Discover card is also like American Express in that they both charge a bit more to store owners to accept their cards. Transaction fees are often the reason some small retailers require a minimum amount to be spent for a customer to use a charge card, so that the fees don’t exceed the small profit made in the sale.

Asked By: Malcolm Rodriguez Date: created: Dec 08 2020

Does Amazon accept Discover Card

Answered By: Stanley Ward Date: created: Dec 09 2020

Amazon Pay accepts credit and debit cards and transfers from your available Amazon Pay account balance. Credit cards currently accepted include Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express, Diners Club, and JCB. An store card is available for use with selected merchants.

Asked By: Carlos Phillips Date: created: Oct 13 2021

How do I avoid foreign transaction fees

Answered By: Cyrus Hayes Date: created: Oct 14 2021

Here are five ways to dodge foreign transaction fees and international ATM fees.

  • Get a Credit Card Without a Foreign Transaction Fee.
  • Open a Bank Account That Doesn’t Charge Foreign Fees.
  • Exchange Currency Before Traveling.
  • Avoid Using Foreign ATMs.
  • Find out if Your Bank Has a Foreign Partner.
  • Bottom Line.
Asked By: Cody Russell Date: created: Nov 09 2020

What is the best credit card for international travel

Answered By: David Parker Date: created: Nov 12 2020

Summary of Best No Foreign Transaction Fee Credit Cards of March 2020

Credit Card Best For Annual Fee
Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card NerdWallet rating Apply Now on Chase’s website Bonus travel rewards $95

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Asked By: Owen Parker Date: created: Nov 18 2020

Which Amex card has no foreign transaction fee

Answered By: George Scott Date: created: Nov 20 2020

The only American Express card with no foreign transaction fee and no annual fee is the Hilton Honors Card. American Express Blue Cash foreign transaction fees & more: Foreign Transaction Fee: 2.7% for Blue Cash Everyday and Preferred.

Asked By: Alan Bailey Date: created: Jan 26 2021

Does Walmart take Discover cards

Answered By: Eric Alexander Date: created: Jan 29 2021 accepts the following payment methods:

Credit cards, including American Express, Discover, MasterCard, and Visa. ATM / Debit / Check Cards, including Walmart MoneyCard.

Asked By: Jaden Walker Date: created: Jun 18 2021

Does Mcdonalds accept Discover

Answered By: Mason Lewis Date: created: Jun 21 2021

McDonald’s Accepts Credit Cards. Plastic is now on the menu at McDonald’s as credit and debit cards are to be accepted in about 6,000 restaurants by year-end. The QSR has signed agreements with Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Currently McDonald’s has no plans to launch co-branded credit or debit cards.

Asked By: Anthony Walker Date: created: Oct 18 2021

Why isn’t Amex accepted everywhere

Answered By: Dennis Price Date: created: Oct 20 2021

All credit card issuers charge a fee, but not all issuers charge the same fee. Because of this set up, merchants can choose which credit cards they want to accept. The different fees often make or break a deal for a merchant. This is why many merchants, especially small businesses, don’t accept American Express.

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