Visa and Mastercard are pretty universally accepted in Italy.
AMEX and Discover are not always accepted.
What credit cards are accepted in Italy?
Visa and MasterCard are the most commonly accepted credit cards in Italy, and while American Express is accepted in some places, there are retailers who cannot accept it due to the higher fees that they incur.
Can discover be used in Europe?
You can use your U.S. Discover card in many countries abroad to make purchases or withdraw cash. Most credit and debit cards used in Europe, Canada and Australia will also have ‘chip and PIN’ technology, with a magnetic payment chip embedded into the card.
Where is Discover Card accepted internationally?
Discover is accepted in 185 countries and territories internationally. That includes India, Israel, Jamaica, Japan, Puerto Rico, the United Arab Emirates and most other popular destinations for American business and vacation travelers.
Is Discover widely accepted?
Discover. In the U.S., Discover is also widely accepted nearly everywhere that takes credit cards, but AmEx has a slight advantage. According to data from the February 2019 Nilson Report industry newsletter, Discover is accepted by 96% of U.S. merchants.
How much cash should I carry in Italy?
There’s no limit to the amount of foreign currency you can bring into the Italy or the eurozone. However, you’re going to have to declare your cash if you’re planning to enter or leave the country with more than 10,000 euros.
Should I take cash to Italy?
Cash is king
It’s an excellent idea to carry euros with you during your trip. Big tourist locations and hotels will often accept credit cards, and sometimes even US dollars.