Charges on Current Bank Accounts in Ireland

The majority of the banks in Ireland now have some sort of transaction fees or admin charges on current bank accounts. The options for current accounts in Ireland will be shrinking over the next couple of years as Ulster Bank and KBC are both pulling out of Ireland. We have compared current bank account charges […]
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Amazon Currency Converter – Good or Bad?

All the products on Amazon UK are priced in Sterling but Amazon will use their currency converter to convert the order total to Euros if they see that your payment card is a Euro one.You can turn off the Amazon Currency Converter – more about how to do that later. Thousands of people in Ireland […]
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Business Banking Charges

Business Current Account Charges in Ireland – a Comparison. If you run a business – as a sole trader or a limited company, you should probably have a business current account with a bank.Small sole traders or freelancers could probably manage without a business bank account – but it is a good way of keeping […]
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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 currency conversion fees by your bank. These charges will be on top of any “normal” bank transaction charges. Most Irish banks will also make extra charges for non-Euro cash […]
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