Visa or Mastercard in Ireland

In May 2018 there were widespread IT issues with Visa card payments in Ireland and other parts of Europe.In recent years we have also seen major IT problems with Ulster Bank here in Ireland. These outages resulted in thousands of people being unable to make payments or get cash from their accounts for several days. […]
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Can You Use American Debit Cards in Ireland ?

We get several people a day from the US finding this site because they are searching on Google for some of the following things: “Can I use American Debit Cards in Ireland?”“What are the charges for using an ATM in Ireland”“What is the Currency in Ireland”“Exchanging Dollars for Euro in Ireland”“Fees for using a debit […]
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Debit Card Spending and ATM Limits in Ireland

Most of the banks and card providers in Ireland set daily limits on how much can be spent on debit cards. There are also daily ATM cash withdrawal limits on most debit cards. Debit Card Daily Spending Limits EBS: €2,000 ; PTSB: €2,500 ; KBC: €2,500 ; N26: €5000 ; Revolut max of £5,000 in […]
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Debit and Credit Card Charges on Non-Euro Purchases

When you use an 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 withdrawals […]
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Prepaid Debit and Credit Cards in Ireland

Prepaid  Debit and Credit cards can be used for spending at 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 bills […]
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