traveler's check


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trav·el·er's check

or trav·el·ers check (trăv′əl-ərz, trăv′lərz)
n.
An internationally redeemable draft issued by a major financial services company in various denominations and payable only upon the purchaser's endorsement against the original signature on the draft.

trav′eler's check`


n.
a check issued in any of various denominations by a bank, travel agency, etc., that is signed by the purchaser upon purchase and again when being cashed or used.
[1905–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.traveler's check - a letter of credit issued by a bank or express company that is payable on presentation to any correspondent of the issuertraveler's check - a letter of credit issued by a bank or express company that is payable on presentation to any correspondent of the issuer
traveler's letter of credit, traveller's letter of credit - a letter of credit given to a traveler
Translations

traveler's check

شِيكٌ سِيَاحِيّ cestovní šek rejsecheck Reisescheck ταξιδιωτική επιταγή cheque de viaje, cheque viajero matkasekki chèque de voyage putnički ček travellers cheque 旅行者用小切手 여행자 수표 travellercheque reisesjekk czek podróżny cheque de viagem, cheque viagem дорожный чек resecheck เช็คเดินทาง seyahat çeki séc du lịch 旅行支票
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If you have any questions or doubts about accepting a traveler's check, call the issuer's customer service department.
One traveler's check issuer is responsible for the recent arrests of a group of twenty individuals on the East Coast.
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and foreign traveler's checks, wire transfers and foreign drafts and investment and credit products.
were charged with receiving stolen property worth more than $250, uttering a false document, distributing counterfeit merchandise, attempting to commit a crime (larceny), larceny under $250, conspiracy, and forgery of traveler's checks.
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A travel agent selling traveler's checks, a grocery store offering check cashing and a convenience store selling money orders, for example, would be considered MSBs.
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Currency exchange businesses, which include check cashers, money transmitters, and sellers of money orders and traveler's checks will be required to register with the government by December 31, 2001.