Credit Card Glossary: Terms and Definitions
Currency conversion fee
A currency conversion fee is the former name for what has come to become known as a foreign transaction fee. Credit card transaction processors, such as Visa and MasterCard, charge the fee for any transaction that involves a foreign bank. The bank that issues a credit card may also tack on an additional fee.
Terms from A-Z
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