traveller's cheque


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traveller's cheque

n
(Banking & Finance) a cheque in any of various denominations sold for use abroad by a bank, etc, to the bearer, who signs it on purchase and can cash it by signing it again
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traveller's cheque

traveler's check (Am) ntraveller's cheque m inv
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travel

(ˈtrӕvl) past tense, past participle ˈtravelled , (American) ˈtraveled verb
1. to go from place to place; to journey. I travelled to Scotland by train; He has to travel a long way to school.
2. to move. Light travels in a straight line.
3. to visit places, especially foreign countries. He has travelled a great deal.
noun
the act of travelling. Travel to and from work can be very tiring.
ˈtraveller noun
a person who travels. a weary traveller.
ˈtravelogue , (American) ˈtravelog noun
a film, article, talk etc about travels.
ˈtravels noun plural
the visiting of foreign countries etc. She's off on her travels again.
travel agency, travel bureau
a place where one can arrange journeys, book tickets etc. We went to the travel agency to book our holidays.
travel agent
a person in charge of, or working in, a travel agency.
ˈtraveller's cheque noun
(American traveler's check) a cheque that a person can use in a foreign country instead of money, or to change into local money.

ˈtraveller's palm

a palm of the banana family, with a row of large leaves at the crown.
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traveller's cheque

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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MICHAEL Ward was just looking to earn a few pounds after being laid off from his job as a builder when he fell victim to the traveller's cheque scam.
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Travel group Thomas Cook is to launch a new traveller's cheque issued in the euro currency.
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Traveller's cheques are no longer the currency of choice for travellers to pay their way while overseas, according to the results of a new study.
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She added: "When receiving traveller's cheques from an unknown source, we recommend that if a customer has cause for concern regarding the authenticity of the cheque, that they liaise with the issuer to confirm the validity.
The ICE Travellers cashcard is available to order online and top up online for free, available in sterling, Euros and US Dollars it is a great alternative to carrying cash, traveller's cheques or debit and credit cards.
The 68-year-old, from Inverness, who works part-time for a car rental company, says: "I take cash and the credit card because it's more convenient than traveller's cheques.
The Quality Hotel, Chesford Bridge, near Kenilworth, was also targeted on Monday, when an American tourist had cash, credit cards and traveller's cheques stolen from a bag on the rear seat of a Peugeot 406 in the hotel car park.