Carrying cash or your bank/credit cards whilst you are on travel can be a bit of headache and is probably your highest concern.
To carry and use your cash abroad, it is important to know which option is available and to simulate different occasions. When you first arrive at the destination, you will want some cash in your hands.
You will need them for your transport, for a little bottle for hydration, or for pretty much anything you would need within the first 24 hours on arrival.
And cash tends to be the all-time favorite for the local businesses. Even though the exchange rate is not great, change your currency before your departure.
Credit cards are becoming more and more popular due to its convenience and they normally offer the best exchange rate. For credit cards, let the card issuers know that you are travelling and where to so that they can expect some international activities with your cards.
Get their phone numbers down in case of emergency too. Debit cards are also good but not as protected as credit cards when it is lost, although withdrawing cash with debit cards might give you a very good exchange rate.
To literally carry those essentials, there are many travel-friendly bags and pouches. Wherever you put those handy bags – under your belly, chest, or trousers, – make sure you practice handling them before you go and try to put a confident face: potential burglars are there to watch your manner first and determine whom they would be fooled not to hunt.