traveler's check

noun
a check issued in any of various denominations by a bank, travel agency, etc., that is signed by the purchaser upon purchase and again, in the presence of the payee, when cashing the check or using it to pay for goods or services.

Origin:
1905–10

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Example sentences
It's basically a traveler's check that makes exact change.
Locate the bank you are directed to by the traveler's check issuer and sign the
  check.
Some cruise ships will cash a traveler's check for a guest who needs local
  currency.
Parking fees may be paid with cash, traveler's check, or local personal check.
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