Heading to Europe on Thursday for a month-long roadtrip with a mate. Don't have a plan for where we are heading, but know we want to spend about a week in the Croatia area.
Not too sure how to take money etc. Will be spending a lot on petrol, and then bits on food/drink, tourist stuff, camp sites/hostels etc.
I've got a Natwest Visa debit card, and credit card.
For the debit card, for cash withdrawals there is a 2% fee to a max of £5, and also a 2.75% fee (no max).
For purchases, there is a 2.75% fee.
The credit card has a 2.75% fee for purchases.
Obviously this could all get pretty expensive. I don't want to take out £1.5kish in Euros incase it gets lost or stolen - I'll probably just take £200 worth out with me. Plan will be to pay for most stuff with the debit card, and have some cash on me all the time for smaller purchases.
Is there a better option than just using the debit card? Or just swallow it up and pay the fees?