How to avoid credit-card fees that are like a tax on travelling

How to avoid credit-card fees that are like a tax on travelling

The savvy traveller’s options for avoiding a hidden markup on credit-card purchases made outside Canada are about to shrink drastically. Most credit cards issued in Canada charge a 2.5-per-cent foreign-currency conversion fee when in foreign countries. The tiny group of cards bucking this trend gets smaller on March 15, when Chase Canada shuts down the Amazon.ca Rewards Visa and Marriott Rewards Premier Visa cards. Read MORE…