Debit and Credit Card Charges on Non Euro Purchases

Debit and Credit Card Charges on Non Euro Purchases . When you use your Irish debit card or credit card for purchases in non Euro currencies – (including online) … you will nearly always be charged extra currency conversion fees by your bank on top of any “normal” transaction charges. Most banks will also make […]
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Best way to Transfer Money Between USA and Ireland

If you need to transfer money between Ireland and the USA – you will usually save money by NOT using your own bank to do it for you. Maybe you are buying property in Ireland or the USA. Maybe you are sending money to a relative, or you have savings or regular amounts that you […]
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Buying a House in Ireland while Living Abroad

If you are planning on buying a house in Ireland while you are still living in another country – it is possible but you might hit a few problems on the way. If you are relocating to Ireland – the most sensible option might be to sell your current property then rent a house in […]
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Amazon Currency Converter – Good or Bad ?

Thousands of people in Ireland regularly shop on the Amazon UK website . A 2018 survey by PCW found that 25% of all Irish consumers shopped at Amazon at least weekly. That figure rose to 38% for 25 to 34 year olds. All the products on Amazon UK are priced in Sterling but Amazon will […]
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