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The best banks for travelers

It’s important to have easy access to your money when traveling abroad. While the days of traveler’s checks and long bank queues are mostly gone, ATM and foreign transaction fees can still cost a pretty penny. Fortunately, as more and more banking is done online, managing your money while traveling is getting easier. Helpful technology […]

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Facebook’s New Libra Cryptocurrency Could Solve Travel Payments Dilemma

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is behind the planned launch of a new digital currency, Libra. Lionel Laurent / Bloomberg Skift Take: Cryptocurrency is only in its early days, but already it’s easy to see how its mission to democratize the financial system might be co-opted. And do currency reformers really need Facebook, with […]

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Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Offering to Get Backing From Booking Holdings

Booking Holdings and Uber are among travel and transportation companies backing a new cryptocurrency from Facebook. Bloomberg Skift Take: Booking Holdings wants to be an innovator and supporter of alternative payments systems given its presence in emerging markets, especially in Asia. So it is understandable that Booking would want to be a first mover in […]