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Travelers Cheque questions

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Travelers Cheque questions

Does anyone know if you can use travelers cheques to gamble in the casino at Atlantis? How about in the Straw Market? Is cash better?

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1. Re: Travelers Cheque questions

The casino cage at Atlantis will cash Traveler's checks without any fees or hassle. That's how I generally bring money to Atlantis since there are no fees for cashing the checks and I get AmEx checks from my credit union for free.

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2. Re: Travelers Cheque questions

The way I remember the straw market is it is very flea marketish and you bargain, so cash in my opinion would probably be the only thing that works!

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3. Re: Travelers Cheque questions

Straw market takes cash only. Bring your travelers cheques at cash them at the cage. (I think the front desk cashes them also, but for a fee).

You'll need cash for Straw market, street vendors, taxis and tips.

Some local restaurants (a few a the fish fry) take cash only. But mainly Credit Cards. Not sure if the smaller spots at the Fish Fry would take a travelers Check either.

4. Re: Travelers Cheque questions

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