Tip 16: Fruity travel challenges

Fruit is a difficult item to bring home from other states or countries. Be knowledgeable about the border rules so you don’t have to throw away a souvenir or expensive purchase.

The rules are complicated in many cases. Here is a good starting point on Customs and Border rules on plants in the US:


Euro receipt

Tip 4: Pay in local currency to save money

Is it better to pay in foreign/local currency or your home one when given the option at the check out counter? Experts agree the conversion rate and fees are better if you pay in the local currency. So next time you get the option, chose the currency of that country and not your own. More on dynamic currency conversion here.