How do you spend when abroad?MoneySaving Poll Results

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Itís peak summer, so time for a question we ask every yearÖ if and when you travel abroad, how do you usually spend?†For how we think itís cheapest, see Travel Credit Cards.

If you use a combination of methods, pick the one you use most oftenÖ


Results

I'm aged under 25 (144 votes)
Cash - from high street (eg, M&S, Post Office)36 votes (25%)
Cash - from comparison sites14 votes (10%)
Cash - from airport1 votes (1%)
Cash - from previous trip1 votes (1%)
Specialist prepaid card (eg, WeSwap, FairFX)7 votes (5%)
High street prepaid card 1 votes (1%)
Specialist cheap overseas debit card (eg, Starling, Monzo)42 votes (29%)
Normal debit card5 votes (3%)
Specialist travel credit card (eg, Halifax Clarity)31 votes (22%)
Standard credit card2 votes (1%)
Travellers' cheques0 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account3 votes (2%)
I donít go abroad1 votes (1%)
I'm aged 25-34 (686 votes)
Cash - from high street (eg, M&S, Post Office)118 votes (17%)
Cash - from comparison sites55 votes (8%)
Cash - from airport3 votes (0%)
Cash - from previous trip5 votes (1%)
Specialist prepaid card (eg, WeSwap, FairFX)29 votes (4%)
High street prepaid card 8 votes (1%)
Specialist cheap overseas debit card (eg, Starling, Monzo)157 votes (23%)
Normal debit card19 votes (3%)
Specialist travel credit card (eg, Halifax Clarity)262 votes (38%)
Standard credit card17 votes (2%)
Travellers' cheques1 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account5 votes (1%)
I donít go abroad7 votes (1%)
I'm aged 35-49 (984 votes)
Cash - from high street (eg, M&S, Post Office)199 votes (20%)
Cash - from comparison sites101 votes (10%)
Cash - from airport4 votes (0%)
Cash - from previous trip12 votes (1%)
Specialist prepaid card (eg, WeSwap, FairFX)50 votes (5%)
High street prepaid card 18 votes (2%)
Specialist cheap overseas debit card (eg, Starling, Monzo)99 votes (10%)
Normal debit card31 votes (3%)
Specialist travel credit card (eg, Halifax Clarity)400 votes (41%)
Standard credit card34 votes (3%)
Travellers' cheques3 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account8 votes (1%)
I donít go abroad25 votes (3%)
I'm aged 50-64 (1583 votes)
Cash - from high street (eg, M&S, Post Office)368 votes (23%)
Cash - from comparison sites173 votes (11%)
Cash - from airport3 votes (0%)
Cash - from previous trip30 votes (2%)
Specialist prepaid card (eg, WeSwap, FairFX)83 votes (5%)
High street prepaid card 25 votes (2%)
Specialist cheap overseas debit card (eg, Starling, Monzo)100 votes (6%)
Normal debit card52 votes (3%)
Specialist travel credit card (eg, Halifax Clarity)589 votes (37%)
Standard credit card79 votes (5%)
Travellers' cheques4 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account32 votes (2%)
I donít go abroad45 votes (3%)
I'm aged 65+ (1289 votes)
Cash - from high street (eg, M&S, Post Office)259 votes (20%)
Cash - from comparison sites122 votes (9%)
Cash - from airport2 votes (0%)
Cash - from previous trip41 votes (3%)
Specialist prepaid card (eg, WeSwap, FairFX)57 votes (4%)
High street prepaid card 14 votes (1%)
Specialist cheap overseas debit card (eg, Starling, Monzo)53 votes (4%)
Normal debit card33 votes (3%)
Specialist travel credit card (eg, Halifax Clarity)561 votes (44%)
Standard credit card80 votes (6%)
Travellers' cheques4 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account26 votes (2%)
I donít go abroad37 votes (3%)

                   4,686 votes received.

We try to use technology to limit voting to one per person. Occasionally, this may erroneously block a few people's votes (eg, from shared offices). Apologies for that.