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what currencies are in your (travel) wallet?

Old Dec 30, 12, 4:32 pm
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what currencies are in your (travel) wallet?

Forgive me if this has been asked before, I did do a search.

What (if any) currencies do you carry around? I mostly use cards when travelling, but always keep a spare note or two of currencies of countries I visit/transit most. That leaves me usually with

CAD
EUR
GBP
& USD

in my wallet mostly.
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Old Dec 30, 12, 4:58 pm
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Now heres a collection of oddities...
SGD Singapore
THB Thailand
KRW Korea
ZAR South Africa
CAD Canadian
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Old Dec 30, 12, 5:04 pm
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Just recently cleaned out one of the pockets in my travel bag that was filled with various coins:

Thai Baht
Euros (about $25 worth)
US $
Belizean $
Jamaican $
CAD
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Old Dec 30, 12, 5:13 pm
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Thai baht
Korean Won
Japanese Yen
Euro
USD
Mexican Peso
Argentine Peso
Myanmar Kyat
Australian Dollar
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Old Dec 30, 12, 5:14 pm
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Besides local currency, I try to always have at least two of USD/EUR/CHF on hand. I find that you can usually convince someone to take one of those (in a bind, not for noodle soup)
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Old Dec 30, 12, 6:13 pm
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The universal ones. My Visa and my Mastercard.
I rarely carry cash on me.
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Old Dec 30, 12, 6:15 pm
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I retain currency from almost all countries I visit. I have at least 40 countries that I can think of.
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Old Dec 30, 12, 9:00 pm
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Originally Posted by evanderm View Post
Forgive me if this has been asked before, I did do a search.

What (if any) currencies do you carry around? I mostly use cards when travelling, but always keep a spare note or two of currencies of countries I visit/transit most. That leaves me usually with

CAD
EUR
GBP
& USD

in my wallet mostly.
Same currencies in my travel wallet, I used to also keep Pesos but I don't go to Mexico much anymore.
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Old Dec 30, 12, 10:10 pm
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what currencies are in your (travel) wallet?

I keep USD, Euros, Shekels, CHF, and HKD.
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Old Dec 30, 12, 10:46 pm
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Most commonly,

In Asia:
USD
THB
TWD and/or HKD

In Europe:
USD
EU
GBP
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Old Dec 30, 12, 11:55 pm
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Originally Posted by SOLTATIO View Post
Now heres a collection of oddities...
SGD Singapore
THB Thailand
KRW Korea
ZAR South Africa
CAD Canadian
Frankly, doesn't seem quite so odd...

AUD Australia
CNY China
EUR European Union
HKD Hong Kong
JPY Japan
MYR Malaysia
SGD Singapore
THB Thailand
TWD Taiwan
USD United States
VND Vietnam

Being located in Singapore and traveling regularly throughout the Asia Pacific region explains most of this. (This is only my 'active' stash -- my longer-term collection also includes Canadian Dollars, British Pounds, Maltese Lira, Swedish Kroner and Swiss Francs -- along with a few now-defunct pre-Euro currencies.)
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Old Jan 1, 13, 6:16 pm
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My everyday wallet, currently a beige Hobo wallet:
USD, 26 cents CDN and 10 Euro(s) that I keep forgetting to move, 1 Bahamian cent.

My red, black and white Roots wallet:
Canadian money plus a Chapters/Indigo Plum Rewards card.

My oversized Roots change purse:
Euro(s)
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Old Jan 1, 13, 7:55 pm
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I don't really have a "travel wallet" - more like an old envelope sitting in my nightstand with lots of bills and coins from places I'm likely to return to soon.

In it I've got a bunch of stuff:
CAD
EUR
GBP (only coins, though, I think)
Uruguayan pesos
Brazilian reals

I also had a bunch of Argentinean pesos, but after my last trip in October I think I got to the airport with about 5 pesos in coins left on me.
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Old Jan 2, 13, 3:35 am
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I have AUD, USD, CAD, KRW, JPY, SGD, MYR, GBP, EUR, AED, NZD and HKD
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Old Jan 2, 13, 8:49 am
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Originally Posted by geeprice View Post
Thai baht
Korean Won
Japanese Yen
Euro
USD
Mexican Peso
Argentine Peso
Myanmar Kyat
Australian Dollar
Hoping for another round of ex-RGN MR deals, hey?
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