What’s your main way of spending when abroad?MoneySaving Poll Results

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School’s out for summer and many of you will be heading abroad to catch some rays. We want to know your primary way of spending (including getting cash) when in foreign climes.

If you use a combination of methods, try to pick the one you use most often…



Results

I'm aged under 25 (282 votes)
Cash - bought in advance / from previous holidays143 votes (51%)
Cash - bought at the airport0 votes (0%)
Prepaid card43 votes (15%)
Specialist travel debit card20 votes (7%)
Standard debit card14 votes (5%)
Specialist travel credit card54 votes (19%)
Standard credit card6 votes (2%)
Travellers’ cheques1 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account1 votes (0%)
I'm aged 25 to 34 (897 votes)
Cash - bought in advance / from previous holidays354 votes (39%)
Cash - bought at the airport10 votes (1%)
Prepaid card85 votes (9%)
Specialist travel debit card72 votes (8%)
Standard debit card36 votes (4%)
Specialist travel credit card294 votes (33%)
Standard credit card39 votes (4%)
Travellers' cheques1 votes (0%)
Foreign bank account6 votes (1%)
I'm aged 35 to 49 (1323 votes)
Cash - bought in advance / from previous holidays571 votes (43%)
Cash - bought at the airport3 votes (0%)
Prepaid card131 votes (10%)
Specialist travel debit card66 votes (5%)
Standard debit card63 votes (5%)
Specialist travel credit card393 votes (30%)
Standard credit card80 votes (6%)
Travellers' cheques7 votes (1%)
Foreign bank account9 votes (1%)
I'm aged 50 to 64 (1648 votes)
Cash - bought in advance / from previous holidays728 votes (44%)
Cash - bought at the airport4 votes (0%)
Prepaid card126 votes (8%)
Specialist travel debit card67 votes (4%)
Standard debit card68 votes (4%)
Specialist travel credit card506 votes (31%)
Standard credit card115 votes (7%)
Travellers' cheques13 votes (1%)
Foreign bank account21 votes (1%)
I'm aged 65+ (1103 votes)
Cash - bought in advance / from previous holidays460 votes (42%)
Cash - bought at the airport1 votes (0%)
Prepaid card85 votes (8%)
Specialist travel debit card56 votes (5%)
Standard debit card31 votes (3%)
Specialist travel credit card344 votes (31%)
Standard credit card90 votes (8%)
Travellers' cheques7 votes (1%)
Foreign bank account29 votes (3%)

5,253 votes received.

We try to use technology to limit voting to one per person. Occasionally, this may erroneously block a few people's votes (eg, from shared offices). Apologies for that.