Lose Your Credit Card While Traveling? Here’s What to Do

Many people travel with a credit card or two and a little bit of cash. What if your credit card is lost or stolen? What should you do, and when? This blog post has the answers:

Eek! I Lost My Credit Card

One evening I accidentally left my (black colored) credit card in one of those black receipt folders that restaurants use to hand you your bill. This was in Cuzco, Peru. I figured it was gone for good, but went back to the restaurant the next morning when it opened on the off chance that they had the card.

“No seƱor, we have not seen it” was the answer, but they let me look through all the receipt folders…and there it was, inside one right where I had left it!

You Don't Want to Lose a Credit Card While Traveling
You Don’t Want to Lose a Credit Card While Traveling

If you lose your card, and you aren’t so lucky as I was, the SoloTraveler blog post will guide you through the process.