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What If Your Credit Card Doesn’t Work When You’re Traveling Internationally?

What do you do when your credit card doesn’t work when you travel to a foreign country?  An odd set of circumstances happened to a friend of mine recent when he took a trip to Mexico with his wife. His reservation was with a property in Cancun that’s part of a very well-known international chain, a property I’ve actually contemplated staying at myself.  Upon check-in, his bank declined the pre-authorization on his credit card.  He tried contacting his bank and they said they could open the card for a one-time […]