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Old 03-20-2006, 06:42 PM   #1
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So I noticed in another thread Kelly mentioned opening a bank account in Oz before she went there. I know she's going for a while so it probably makes a lot of sense.

Would it be worth even taking the time to look into it if I were going to Western Europe for 6 weeks? Is it something worthwhile to have and that can be done over the internet?

Just a thought. Still planning on using my US Visa Check card but if it's easy and better...
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For six weeks I wouldnt bother opening a bank account. I would just prepay my visa and charge most stuff, like rooms and food.

If you were planning on being there for a year than I would look into opening an account. But not for six weeks. Just my opinion though!
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Good enough for me. Didn't really think it would be worth it for the short trip. Thanks!
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WOW! If only EVERY guy listened to me like you do!!
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What can I say? Your words really spoke to me.
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I think it's a good idea to open a European bank account in case all that oil bourse conspiracy stuff is true!
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