In 1891, the American Express Co. created the iconic, handy Travelers Cheque – a vast improvement to travel for thousands of intrepid globe trotters. No need to waste valuable trip-planning hours deciding upon camel caravan or hired hands to haul your chests of gold. No more need for security detail to prevent said chests from being plundered. Best of all, the money saved in avoiding all those extra baggage fees means Wife can go shoe shopping ’til she drops.
Don’t Leave Home Without Them29 10 2012