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travel

[ME. travailen, to travail, to journey]
1. To move from place to place, e.g., from one country to another.
2. The act of moving among different places or countries. Travel to some locations presents health risks, such as deep venous thrombosis, diarrhea, geographically specific infections (e.g., malaria), injury, insomnia, rashes, colds, and influenza.
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However, the security benefits that originally made traveller's cheques so popular still hold good with those that use them, with three quarters citing security as their motivation for staying with the cheques, and 13 percent stating that they were uncomfortable with carrying cash while abroad.
Amex has moved its traveller's cheques division into a new "stored value" group which includes the electronic phone cards it produces in the USA.
Although the traveller's cheques were later blocked, three of them had already been cashed and police are investigating the incident.
We sussed out the cost at the major banks, several major travel agents, and the Post Office, which is now offering currency and traveller's cheques at 1,690 main branches.
If you intend to use your credit card abroad check what their exchange rate is before you go it may be worth taking extra traveller's cheques instead.
We are unsure whether to only take foreign currency, or to take both currency and sterling traveller's cheques and if so, at what ratio.
We checked out what a dozen providers would charge for giving you 127,000 Spanish pesetas - around pounds 500 - and the nearest equivalent in traveller's cheques, 125,000 pesetas (pounds 490).