Month: May 2019

3 Ways to Avoid Fees When Traveling Abroad

We all hate paying fees, especially when traveling. In this week’s episode, Tony reveals his three best tips for avoiding fees when traveling. Learn how to avoid foreign transaction fees, ATM fees, and how to get the best exchange rate.

  1. Avoid foreign transaction fees with a 0% foreign transaction fee credit card from Chase
  2. Don’t pay ATM fees with the Schwab Bank High Yield Investor Checking Account debit card
  3. Get the best exchange rate by always choosing to pay in the local currency when traveling

Shownotes at http://the4501podcast.com/22

Traveling to Rome on a Budget

You never know how to get around Rome until someone tells you how and in this episode Tony and Marc give you the best insight on how to save money when traveling to Rome, Italy. They discuss their favorite tourist spots and how to get to multiple attractions for cheaper than usual. They also go into how to avoid lines at the tourist spots and the best ways to get around the city to maximize your time in the eternal city.

[Tony’s favorite Hostel EVER!] (http://www.dreamingromehostel.com/)
[Marc’s Rome Hotel] (https://www.pantheondimoradeglidei.com/boutique-hotel-pantheon-historical-centre-of-rome.htm)
[Marc’s Colosseum Picture] (https://www.instagram.com/p/Bmgasx5hGx/?utmsource=igweboptionssharesheet)

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Intro/Outro Music: Voyage by Ikson

Shownotes at http://the4501podcast.com/21

Autonomous Cars

In this episode Marc and Tony continue their talk of new automotive technology with their discussion about autonomous or self-driving cars. They talk about the companies developing this technology, the technology used to make a car drive by itself, and some of the mainstream concerns about self-driving cars. Tony also explains to Marc how he thinks the software of self-driving cars work and gives his expectations of the future for car autonomy. Also, a special guest stops by to give some input on this discussion…have a listen and find out who it is!

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Intro/Outro Music: Voyage by Ikson

Shownotes at http://the4501podcast.com/20

Electric Cars

In this episode Marc and Tony talk about the electric car movement and why these high-priced vehicles are attractive options for people looking to get into the electric car field. They discuss some of the pros and cons of electric cars and also a couple of tidbits about the battle between gasoline and electricity. If you’re interested in purchasing an electric car and have no idea how they work then take a listen and dream of driving that Tesla!

Shownotes at http://the4501podcast.com/19