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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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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Contactless Payments in Ireland

Many more people are now using contactless payments in Ireland.  In the first half of 2018, contactless payments grew by about 66% year-on-year in both volume terms and value terms. At the end of 2018, almost 4.6 million debit cards and 1.3 million credit cards in issue in Ireland had contactless payment functionality.  On average, […]
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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 is […]
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