Foreign Transaction Fee



Foreign Transaction Fees are fees that credit card assessed when you use your credit cards overseas.  It is usually 3% of the total amount charged.

For example,

  • if you purchased $100, the foreign transaction fee is $3
  • if you purchased $1,000, the foreign transaction fee is $30

Some credit cards charge foreign transaction fee while some credit cards do not charge foreign transaction fees.

Credit Cards that do not assess Foreign Transaction Fees

  • Discover IT Credit Card
  • American Express Platinum Card



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