New Citibank Travel account

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  1. Born2ski

    Born2ski Part of the Furniture

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    Just found this new product from Citibank.

    https://www.citibank.com.au/global-currency-account/

    Seems to have many of the same benefits of the Citibank Plus account but allows you to buy foreign currency before you travel, giving you the opportunity to lock in the exchange rate when you think it's high.

    Could be a good option for some ?
     
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  2. Ozgirl

    Ozgirl A Local
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    Yes very good option!

    Thats the only benefit to the Qantas cash card right now - locking in exchange rates. (beside the points... which is nothing really)
     
  3. Marty_McSly

    Marty_McSly Backwards to the future!
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    Looks like a better option than those multi-currency travel cards. I'll have to look into it in more detail, but their exchange rates page (linked to from the OP's link) shows spreads of only 2.27c on USD and 3.6c on CAD.

    Will definitely be keeping an eye on this one for next OS trip.