There is more to cards than Christmas cards

I have waffled on at great length about the future of Cash and cheques, and made noises about security of cards with inbuilt radiosonder, so what is a buyer going to do?
moneyWell, most people I know use a combination of all of these methods, paper, plastic and electronic payments including smartphones and some have regular bills direct debited automatically, e.g. power, phone, rates and many others like hire purchase, and some also use direct credit payments via on-line to pay suppliers.
What fewer people may have considered is

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Money Cards for your travels

Travelers Cheque von American Express

In the past there was Travellers’ Cheques to get you through your overseas holiday or business trip and of course cash in the various currencies of the countries you intended to visit.  Then came  the Credit Cards, several of which are accepted in many countries by hotels, restaurants and major shops.Credit cards Français : Cartes de crédit Itali...

As long as you had good credit to draw on the only other problem was

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