Banking and currencies
Read these articles with tips about traveling, banking and currencies.
Free European bank account
Another option is to open a free bank account at N26, a German online bank. They offer a free debit Mastercard and have low charges on withdrawals, payments and service costs.
Opening local US checking account for foreigners
Read this article about opening a free local US bank account for non USA citizens.
Transferring currencies with TransferWise
You can use TransferWise to send money in different currencies without high fees. You can even setup a Borderless account so that you have bank details in different countries without needing to going to a bank.
Interested in really innovative banking? Read about ‘The bank of joy’ in The Netherlands.
Cool social bank in the Netherlands
For people in the Netherlands, Germany and Austria: Bunq, the social bank. You can create multiple free bank accounts and even share your bank account with others, or give people a budget on your bank account.