August 24, 2014 Leave a comment Credit cards best for travel and money-saving exchange tips By Komando Staff, Komando.com 8,7208.7k Photo courtesy of Shutterstock You're rarin' and ready to go on your big international trip. You've got the best deal on your plane tickets and avoided the common mistakes when booking a hotel room. Your luggage is tamper-proof and you know how to beat roaming fees on your smartphone. Start the adventure!Then you step off the plane and realize you forgot about the currency; you're only carrying U.S. dollars. Fortunately, the airport has a currency exchange. Unfortunately, in many places the U.S. dollar isn't as strong as the local currency, which means the money you brought with you isn't going to go as far as you thought. Even worse, not every place gives you the same exchange rate, and some will tack on extra fees.If you aren't careful, you'll watch your vacation money dwindle before your eyes. That's why planning ahead is crucial.Here are some tricks that will help you get the best exchange rate so you can use every cent of your hard-earned money enjoying your vacation.Next page: Credit where credit is due BREAKING NEWS, TIPS, AND MORE LIKED WHAT YOU READ? GET MORE IN YOUR INBOX FREE. Stay up-to-date the easy way. SIGN ME UP! Continued on next page123Next View All Leave a comment Previous Tips 3 free privacy add-ons for your browser Next Tips What can we expect from the iPhone 6? Related Articles Sponsor: Top 3 things to do to stay safe online while traveling 3 security mistakes that can ruin your next trip Skip the security line at airports Secret formula airlines hope you don't know - Are you overpaying on airfare?