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    I tried to use a $2 bill the other day that I found cleaning out a kitchen drawer and the teenager at Walgreens asked me if it was real

    Issy, how on earth did you go back home with that much money left

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dorothy, post: 226029
    Issy, how on earth did you go back home with that much money left
    we always come back with $'s & travellers cheques. We just put them away until our next trip.

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    I think there might be an issue with travellers checks in the future. I was in AAA the other day, they no longer sell them. They sell a debit/credit card.

    I was also in Office Max and they had a big sign stating they would no longer be accepting tc's as of Sept.












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    I think there is something up with Traveler's checks too. Have seen signs in several different places warning that they won't be taken after a given date.

    A $2 bill and a Susan B. Anthony $1 coin will cause a mild stir if you try to use them. The gold color $1 Sacajawea Coin, too.

    If you find a paper bill (it will be the old version, not the new) that says Silver Certificate on it, you may want to hang on to it and take it to a collector or money buyer shop. Quite often they are worth quite a bit more than their face value.






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    [quote="Johnie, post: 226034"]I think there might be an issue with travellers checks in the future. I was in AAA the other day, they no longer sell them. They sell a debit/credit card.

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    Not in the next couple of weeks I hope!






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    Quote Originally Posted by lisaw, post: 226501
    Quote Originally Posted by Johnie, post: 226034
    I think there might be an issue with travellers checks in the future. I was in AAA the other day, they no longer sell them. They sell a debit/credit card.
    Not in the next couple of weeks I hope!
    I would seriously consider NOT doing TCs if at all possible. The prepaid card may well be the way to go. Although I feel relatively certain that WDW will continue to accept the TC for a while.





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    Oh yes, those dollar coins throw lots of people for a loop. Sometimes soda/candy machines give them back as change.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uscwest, post: 226502
    I would seriously consider NOT doing TCs if at all possible. The prepaid card may well be the way to go. Although I feel relatively certain that WDW will continue to accept the TC for a while.
    Bit late for us now!






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    You should be ok for the most part, Lisa. WDW will take them for some time (they always work to do what the guest needs most) and you can still cash them at their Main St. bank, can you not?

    It's been years since I've used TCs at WDW so don't remember what all they have in place.






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    I got our dollars on Saturday - the smell made my Disney gland ache

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