Posts Tagged ‘cell phones’

Language Apps for Tourists

First of all, there are many apps for digital devices, including cell phones, for helping with language translation when traveling, or trying to communicate in a foreign language anywhere. However, some apps are geared for language learners, and some are especially geared for tourists. Specifically, a tourist would need words and phrases for getting around,…

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Avoid extra credit card fees for purchases outside your country

Leslie McFadden, of Bankrate.com, describes the foreign transaction fees that are a percentage of every purchase, from shops to restaurants, outside your home country and how to find the credit cards that will save you money. I’ve found that some internet purchases, such as used travel books, from providers outside my home country (US) also…

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Prevent unexpected cell phone charges

JD Rinne, of Budget Travel, explains Europe’s cell phone network and how to determine your best options from roaming fees, disposable phones, disabling features, voicemail charges, and service providers. Links to other sources are included. Using Your Cell Phone in Europe – Budget Travel

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Resources for Family Travel – Cell Phones, Credit Card Foreign Fees, Kids on Planes

Great advice from the experts: Three links for your international family travel. (photo is of my experienced-traveler-kids) 1. Prevent unexpected cell phone chargesJD Rinne, of Budget Travel, explains Europe’s cell phone network and how to determine your best options from roaming fees, disposable phones, disabling features, voicemail charges, and service providers. Links to other sources…

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Cell Phone Lets Family Know You Landed

When the whole family flies together, there are kids’ grandparents, aunts and uncles, and our dear friends who are worried. We all know it doesn’t make sense, that we have a greater chance of being killed just driving to the grocery store than flying in a plane. But still they worry. It has something to…

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