Eurocheck

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Eurocheck

A traveler's check issued by a European bank. A Eurocheck may be exchanged for cash at over 200,000 institutions worldwide. Each Eurocheck has identification so that if it is lost or stolen, the holder may still retrieve the money he/she has placed in it.
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The shame-faced chap in the Cardiff pub, told me he'd often thought of that fateful day when he unwittingly handed me dud Eurocheques.
BEUC observed that there has been a sharp decline in the use of Eurocheques and traditional paper cheques in general over recent years, while electronic transactions have grown steadily.
An ideal mix is to have a little cash for immediate expenses, and travellers' cheques or eurocheques and debit or credit cards for larger purchases.
They cash Eurocheques stolen in Germany, Switzerland and Belgium - presenting fake passports, driving licences or credit cards as identification.
For a two-week holiday I take two credit cards, about pounds 500 in cash - and I'm a great fan of Eurocheques.
Eurocheques are accepted in over 40 countries, but not in many French banks and retail outlets.
If you're going to Europe, an alternative to travellers cheques is Eurocheques.