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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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 products on Amazon UK are priced in Sterling but Amazon will usually […]
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Protection when buying with Debit or Credit Cards

Many people in Ireland think that purchases made with a credit card are somehow better protected against faults or non delivery. But – the level of consumer protection in Ireland is the same for both credit and debit cards. TIn the UK – their Consumer Credit Act  (Section 75) specifies that a credit card provider […]
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Visa Debit Rollout Delays for AIB and BOI

Bank of Ireland and AIB  were supposed to be replacing  Laser debit cards  with Visa debit cards  – but there have been some delays. Over 2 million customers were due to begin receiving their replacement cards this year – but   both banks have experienced delays in the roll-out of the cards due to “technical difficulties”. […]
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