Six travel hacks

Lee Siew Hua and Clara Lock recommend ways to save money, snag an airline seat upgrade and keep your many devices fully charged


Use a multi-currency account

Carrying stacks of cash abroad can make you feel like a target for snatch thieves, while swiping your credit card chalks up foreign-exchange conversion fees and administrative fees that tack on another 2.5 to 3.5 per cent of your transaction amount.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on December 16, 2018, with the headline 'Six travel hacks'. Print Edition | Subscribe