Credit/debit card

Do you notify your bank/credit card company when you will be traveling?

We take our debit card and one credit card with a small credit line from a different company and call to advise them of our travel plans.  We only use the credit card and cash, but take the debit card in case we need emergency access to our money.

16 Answers

Always. Once we did not and they put a block on it as they noticed "non-normal" activity. That was frustrating!


Actually our CC let us know it wasn't necessary since they constantly monitor our account and they know where we are. In fact, during our last cruise there was a purchase on our card stateside and the CC flagged it. We had a fraud alert when we returned and got a new card within two days. All cruise purchases were covered.Love

Pink, have a safe trip and a great cruise.

I second that motion :)

Thanks you two! Finally got all the Panama Canal Transit pictures posted, so I feel ready to go.

We always notify our bank and CC company when we are about to travel.

Keywest1 and Aunt Pinkie, hope you both have great cruises.

Thanks, BonMike :)

Granny, The ice has stayed north of the Ohio Valley and your part of the Blue Grass. YAY!!!

Yes, I always notify my credit card company when I travel. Once time we were in Australia and my card was refused because the credit card Co. said it didn't know I was visiting Australia. I had notified them that i would be out of the country. Now i specify every country that i am visiting. Often I have to spell out the names for them.


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