traveler's check

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n traveler's check a letter of credit issued by a bank or express company that is payable on presentation to any correspondent of the issuer
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Usage

In literature:

Here's a traveler's check with my name on it, to vouch for the truth of this thrilling narrative.
"The Street of Seven Stars" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
Probably headed into American Express to cash a thousand or so in traveler's checks.
"Project Daedalus" by Thomas Hoover
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In news:

Check out Sandy's ongoing Patriot-News special travel features.
Man arraigned on 43 counts of passing bogus traveler's checks in Enid .
The right-wing Danish People's Party insisted that Denmark, part of the Schengen travel zone, impose spot border checks to keep out 'criminals from Eastern Europe.'.
Avoid traffic by checking the Florida Department of Transportation's 511 Traveler Information System.
Investigators said he scooped $100,000 out of his clients' bank accounts, converted the money into traveler's checks, jumped into his 1977 Corvette and vanished.
Use Kayak's mobile app to check sky-high fares provided by corporate travel agent .
For that, go to Carnival.com, but for all the cruises in this column, just go online to the cruise line's website or check with a travel agent who specializes in cruising.
It is being handled by American Express as if it were a Traveler's Check.
After 11 YEARS of traveling with his cello and paying for it to have it's own seat, a man is being told he can no longer pay for it and must check it instead.
As you travel throughout this glorious peninsula, check out some of the festivities - it's family and community fun every day.
Check out this Travel & Leisure round-up of the best french fries in the U.S.
Use Kayak 's mobile app to check sky-high fares provided by corporate travel agent.
Angie's List : Check your brakes before hitting the road for holiday travel.
The results of Travel + Leisure's World's Best Survey are in—don't travel with kids until you check out our list.
OK, so if cash can be exchanged easily wherever you go, why should you bother with traveler 's checks.
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