Traveling with credit cards
Traveling with credit cards
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Cut card fees on purchase abroad

Credit card foreign transaction fees 
American Express
  • Issuer fee: 2.7%
  • MasterCard/Visa fee: N/A
  • Total: 2.7%; excluding Platinum and Centurion Cards.
Bank of America
  • Issuer fee: 2%
  • MasterCard/Visa fee: 1%
  • Total: 3%; American Express cards issued through Bank of America have a 1% total fee, including Accolades American Express, Accelerated Rewards and Cash Rewards American Express cards, Virgin Atlantic American Express and Asiana Airlines American Express.
Capital One
  • Issuer fee: none.
  • MasterCard/Visa fee: 1%; absorbed by Capital One
  • Total: 0%
Chase
  • Issuer fee: 2%
  • MasterCard/Visa fee: 1%
  • Total: 3%; excluding Chase Sapphire Preferred, Marriott Rewards Premier Credit Card, Continental Airlines Presidential Plus Card, British Airways Visa Signature Card, Chase Priority Club Select Visa Card, Hyatt Gold Passport Card and United Mileage Plus.
Citi
  • Issuer fee: 2%
  • MasterCard/Visa fee: 1%
  • Total: 3%; fee waived on ThankYou Premier Card and ThankYou Prestige Card.
Discover
  • Issuer fee: none.
  • MasterCard/Visa fee: N/A
  • Total: 0%
Wells Fargo
  • Issuer fee: 2%
  • MasterCard/Visa fee: 1%
  • Total: 3%; fee waived for Visa signature cards.
Navy Federal Credit Union
  • Issuer fee: 0%
  • MasterCard/Visa fee: 1%
  • Total: 1%
First National Bank of Omaha
  • Issuer fee: 2%
  • MasterCard/Visa fee: 1%
  • Total: 3%; fee waived for Graphite American Express Card. 

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