ATM Charges For Non Euro Cash Withdrawals

ATM Charges Overseas: If you are travelling to the UK, USA  or any other country that doesn’t use the Euro  – it can be very easy to use your  Irish debit card to withdraw local currency at an ATM .  The exchange rates given by your card provider at the ATM  may be better than […]
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Contactless Payments in Ireland

KBC, AIB , PTSB and Bank of Ireland have offered  Contactless Payments in Ireland with their Visa debit  cards for over 2 years now .  Ulster Bank were a bit slower – but they also started offering contactless payments on debit cards this year.  EBS  don’t yet offer it. Contactless  payment means you can pay […]
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Protection when buying with Debit or Credit Cards

In the UK – their Consumer Credit Act specifies that a credit card provider is jointly liable with the retailer for goods bought with a credit card (Priced between £100 and £30,000.) So any problems with faulty purchases or goods not received must be refunded by the credit card company if the retailer can’t or […]
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Comparison of Prepaid Debit Cards Ireland

It is possible to get  Prepaid  Debit cards in Ireland .  These cards are not linked to a bank accounts 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 […]
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