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    • reesiea1
    • By reesiea1 16th Mar 17, 8:43 PM
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    Cash withdrawals from ATMs in Germany and Austria
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    Cash withdrawals from ATMs in Germany and Austria 16th Mar 17 at 8:43 PM
    I have a Halifax Clarity credit card to use abroad. I know there are no fees on the British end, but can anyone tell me how I can find out what the charges from the German or Austrian bank would be for using their machine to withdraw cash? Or, better still, if there is any bank that would not charge anything for using their ATM?

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    • zagfles
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    I've withdrawn cash in Germany and Austria loads of times and never got charged by an ATM. Once I thought I'd get charged as the charges listed next to the ATM seemed to say there'd be a charge for a credit card, but think it must have just applied to German credit cards as I never got a charge.
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    If there is a fee the ATM will tell you - like the portable machines you get in the UK sometimes in shops/hotels etc that say there is a £1.75 fee etc. If they're regular ATMs at a bank/fixed into a wall then there shouldn't be a fee.

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    Notes as big as €100 can commonly be dispensed by ATMs in Germany and especially Austria where machines are often loaded with just €100 and €10. Don't worry because notes of these size are not difficult to spend.
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    Notes as big as €100 can commonly be dispensed by ATMs in Germany and especially Austria where machines are often loaded with just €100 and €10. Don't worry because notes of these size are not difficult to spend.
    Originally posted by JezR
    Yes you can buy something for 5 euros and pay with a 100 euro note and they don't bat an eyelid.
    • fifeken
    • By fifeken 18th Mar 17, 6:48 AM
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    Notes as big as €100 can commonly be dispensed by ATMs in Germany and especially Austria where machines are often loaded with just €100 and €10. Don't worry because notes of these size are not difficult to spend.
    Originally posted by JezR
    Or just withdraw 190 Euro when you were thinking of withdrawing 200. Guaranteed some smaller notes then.
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