Best Place to Buy Sterling in Ireland

If you are travelling to the UK you might want to bring some cash with you. But you might want to compare the various Euro Sterling exchange rates on offer first to find the best place to buy Sterling in Ireland. Don’t assume that somewhere offering “commission-free” currency will give you the best deal. An […]
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Current Bank Account Charges in Ireland

Most of the main banks in Ireland now have some sort of transaction or admin charges on current accounts.  Some Credit Unions sarted offering current accounts in October 2019 – but they also have admin charges. There are still some banks where you can avoid some or all of these bank charges The big two […]
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Prepaid Debit and Credit Cards in Ireland

Prepaid  Debit and Credit cards can be used at the majority of online shops and high street stores – in the same way as normal Debit and Credit Cards. A prepaid card is a payment card that can be loaded with money by you or someone else. You can then use the card to pay […]
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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 for […]
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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 usually 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 […]
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