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 (328 votes)
Cash - from high street (eg, M&S, Post Office)91 votes (28%)
Cash - from comparison sites32 votes (10%)
Cash - from airport3 votes (1%)
Cash - from previous trip9 votes (3%)
Specialist prepaid card (eg, Revolut, WeSwap, FairFX)42 votes (13%)
High street prepaid card 3 votes (1%)
Specialist cheap overseas debit card (eg, Starling, Monzo)53 votes (16%)
Normal debit card23 votes (7%)
Specialist travel credit card (eg, Halifax Clarity, Barclaycard Platinum)60 votes (18%)
Standard credit card4 votes (1%)
Travellersí cheques0 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account3 votes (1%)
I donít go abroad5 votes (2%)
I'm aged 25 to 34 (1238 votes)
Cash - from high street (eg, M&S, Post Office)277 votes (22%)
Cash - from comparison sites125 votes (10%)
Cash - from airport4 votes (0%)
Cash - from previous trip9 votes (1%)
Specialist prepaid card (eg, Revolut, WeSwap, FairFX)142 votes (11%)
High street prepaid card 11 votes (1%)
Specialist cheap overseas debit card (eg, Starling, Monzo)143 votes (12%)
Normal debit card50 votes (4%)
Specialist travel credit card (eg, Halifax Clarity, Barclaycard Platinum)427 votes (34%)
Standard credit card27 votes (2%)
Travellers' cheques1 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account9 votes (1%)
I donít go abroad13 votes (1%)
I'm aged 35 to 49 (1869 votes)
Cash - from high street (eg, M&S, Post Office)406 votes (22%)
Cash - from comparison sites197 votes (11%)
Cash - from airport9 votes (0%)
Cash - from previous trip30 votes (2%)
Specialist prepaid card (eg, Revolut, WeSwap, FairFX)175 votes (9%)
High street prepaid card 38 votes (2%)
Specialist cheap overseas debit card (eg, Starling, Monzo)100 votes (5%)
Normal debit card107 votes (6%)
Specialist travel credit card (eg, Halifax Clarity, Barclaycard Platinum)665 votes (36%)
Standard credit card83 votes (4%)
Travellers' cheques9 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account9 votes (0%)
I donít go abroad41 votes (2%)
I'm aged 50 to 64 (2672 votes)
Cash - from high street (eg, M&S, Post Office)691 votes (26%)
Cash - from comparison sites245 votes (9%)
Cash - from airport5 votes (0%)
Cash - from previous trip57 votes (2%)
Specialist prepaid card (eg, Revolut, WeSwap, FairFX)185 votes (7%)
High street prepaid card 43 votes (2%)
Specialist cheap overseas debit card (eg, Starling, Monzo)100 votes (4%)
Normal debit card105 votes (4%)
Specialist travel credit card (eg, Halifax Clarity, Barclaycard Platinum)956 votes (36%)
Standard credit card153 votes (6%)
Travellers' cheques12 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account53 votes (2%)
I donít go abroad67 votes (3%)
I'm aged 65+ (1973 votes)
Cash - from high street (eg, M&S, Post Office)451 votes (23%)
Cash - from comparison sites181 votes (9%)
Cash - from airport2 votes (0%)
Cash - from previous trip65 votes (3%)
Specialist prepaid card (eg, Revolut, WeSwap, FairFX)103 votes (5%)
High street prepaid card 24 votes (1%)
Specialist cheap overseas debit card (eg, Starling, Monzo)40 votes (2%)
Normal debit card64 votes (3%)
Specialist travel credit card (eg, Halifax Clarity, Barclaycard Platinum)781 votes (40%)
Standard credit card162 votes (8%)
Travellers' cheques11 votes (1%)
Foreign bank account55 votes (3%)
I donít go abroad34 votes (2%)

                   8,080 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.