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Using Credit Card Abroad : Best One?

Hello

I travel a lot for work mostly UK and Italy.

Every time I use my credit card abroad I get charged 2%: does anybody know what is the best CC to use to avoid / reduce these sort of charges?

My bank is Credit Suisse.

Thanks!

JV
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Hello

I travel a lot for work mostly UK and Italy.

Every time I use my credit card abroad I get charged 2%: does anybody know what is the best CC to use to avoid / reduce these sort of charges?

My bank is Credit Suisse.

Thanks!

JV
I use Supercard plus from Coop. Charge of using abroad is 1.5%.
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Hello

I travel a lot for work mostly UK and Italy.

Every time I use my credit card abroad I get charged 2%: does anybody know what is the best CC to use to avoid / reduce these sort of charges?

My bank is Credit Suisse.

Thanks!

JV
Postfinance. 0.9%
But there is an annual charge of I think 50CHFs
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The CornerCard Visa Classic handling fee for transactions abroad is just 0.9%, annual fee for the card is CHF 100.-
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