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Watch out for ATM and credit card fees.

Travel + Leisure
April 04, 2016

This story originally appeared on Money.com

If you’re planning your first trip overseas, millennial money expert Stefanie O’Connell has some money-saving tips.

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Alert your bank that you plan to take this trip. You don’t want to be in a store, trying to make a purchase only to find out that your credit card is declined.

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If you tell your card issuer that you’re going overseas, you may be able to avoid that.

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You should also be aware of foreign transaction fees your card may impose, and see if you can get around ATM fees. Start your search for a new card at MONEY’s Best Travel Credit Cards.

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