Irish Banks Charging Online Shoppers €62 Million a Year

Online shopping continues to grow at a fast rate in Ireland . According to recent UCD research – the total retail online spend by Irish shoppers was €5 billion in 2018 – with 60% (€3 billion) of that spent outside Ireland . So – What is the cheapest way to pay online ?The banks are […]
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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 fees by your bank on top of any “normal” transaction charges . Most banks also make extra charges […]
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Which Banks Use Apple Pay in Ireland ?

Apple Pay is a method of paying for things using an Apple iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch or Apple Mac. It is a digital wallet – you store your card details on the device then use the device to pay rather than the card itself. In shops , you hold the device over a contactless reader, […]
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Prepaid Debit Cards Ireland

Prepaid  Debit cards are not linked to a bank account and can be used at the majority of online shops and high street stores – in the same way as Credit Cards and normal Debit Cards . A prepaid card is a payment card that can be loaded with money by you or someone else. […]
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ATM Charges Abroad

ATM Charges Overseas: If you are travelling from Ireland to the UK, USA , Australia –  or any other country that doesn’t use the Euro  – you can use your Irish debit card to withdraw the local currency at an ATM . (Cash Machine) The exchange rates given by your card provider at the ATM  […]
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