Amen to Citibank Plus debit card - you'll find a number of threads here on it. You'll get FX at almost spot and no other charges, except occasionally you may find a foreign ATM that charges a fee - but rarely (and they are documented in the other threads). That is, use it as an ATM and 'eftpos' type card as you would your normal bank ATM card in Australia.
Especially for Singapore, with ATMs everywhere allowing you to withdraw little amounts fee free.Get a Citibank Plus debit Mastercard - no forex or withdrawal charges anywhere. We used to use a mobile phone travel sim, but have almost completely stopped using it. Free wifi is becoming almost universal now, & Skype gives you more options than a phone.
Is the Citibank plus debit M/C the same as the 28Degrees card, with the only difference that Citi has the cash ATM option?
We have both. 28 degrees for purchases and Citibank plus for cash withdrawals. We have a direct debit set up to autopay full balance of 28 degrees so we don't get stung with late payment/interest charges while we're away.Is the Citibank plus debit M/C the same as the 28Degrees card, with the only difference that Citi has the cash ATM option?