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Withdrawing cash at ATM Sicily

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Withdrawing cash at ATM Sicily

Can anybody tell me about charges for withdrawing cash at ATM's in Sicily.A travel agent told my friend that not only will I be charged by my own bank for withdrawal but that there is also a locl government tax. She was told that you could pay up to 15% in every pound for your own money! Is there any truth in this?any up to date info very much appreciated.

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1. Re: Withdrawing cash at ATM Sicily


I found ATMs in Sicily worked just like ATMs everywhere else in Italy, no charge from the Italian bank.

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2. Re: Withdrawing cash at ATM Sicily

Don't forget.......You can claim a refund for goods and services tax paid for goods intended for personal or familiar use purchased in Italy.

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