Financial services that travelers can bank on

Financial services that travelers can bank on

(NAPS)-Just because you're taking a vacation doesn't mean you have to skip managing your finances. There are now a number of services designed to help travelers stay on top of financial matters when they're on the go. From account monitoring to mobile banking to quick replacement of lost debit or ATM cards, it's getting easier to manage your finances while traveling.
Some banks offer money management services to give customers flexibility and peace of mind while they're away from home.
For example, customers of Wells Fargo can sign up for online statements before leaving, to reduce their risk of fraud by reducing the amount of paper mail waiting for them at home. Customized alerts can also be set up in advance. Alerts can be sent to an e-mail address or mobile device when selected criteria are met, such as when a credit card payment is due or a deposit is made.
To avoid missed or late payments while traveling, customers can use the bank's online bill pay service to schedule automatic bill payments quickly and easily. You can also choose to receive electronic bills (eBills) through the bill pay service. In addition, mobile banking through the mobile website (wf.com) or downloadable mobile applications (iPhone, BlackBerry, Android powered and Palm) let you take action on a bill almost immediately when it's top of mind-whenever or wherever-so you can check it off your "to do" list the moment you think of it.
For travelers with smartphones, just "one tap" on a Wells Fargo app can activate the location-sensitive ATM search capability and quickly find the nearest ATM. Customers can also visit wellsfargo.com/locator or call (800) TO-WELLS (800-869-3557) for nearby ATM and banking store locations. Also, travelers enrolled in text banking can send an "ATM" text to short-code 93557 (which spells WELLS on traditional telephone keypads) for a quick response with the address of the nearest Wells Fargo ATM.
By logging on to the Internet from almost any place in the world, you can use Wells Fargo's My Money Map to quickly gain information about your finances, including transactions by category such as "restaurant," "entertainment" and "gasoline." This interactive online tool means you can manage spending, savings and budget while traveling.
To learn more about these and other travel services, visit www.wellsfargo.com/jump/travel.