N26 Vs Revolut – A Comparison

N26 Compared to Revolut A few years ago – if someone mentioned “mobile banking” in Ireland they were probably talking about a van from Allied Irish Bank or Bank of Ireland visiting rural villages. Today – Mobile banking  or Digital banking – refers to the new wave of  branchless, online-only,  banks. The two digital providers […]
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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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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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ATM Debit Card Stamp Duty Charges in Ireland

In the 2016 Budget ,  government stamp duty charges of 12c for ATM cash withdrawals were introduced from January 2016. This ATM stamp duty charge only applies to cards used by Irish residents. It is not  charged on cards used by tourists/visitors to Ireland with an address outside Ireland. This new Irish ATM charge came […]
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AIB Limits Overseas ATM cash withdrawals

Allied Irish Banks have daily cash withdrawal limits at ATMs – and this can be lower outside Ireland. The lower  limits mainly affect countries outside the EU and have been introduced to counter fraud and card cloning If you’re planning to use your AIB debit card at ATMs abroad please note that the current daily […]
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