Online Shoppers Could be Charged €1 Billion in Fees By Irish Banks in 2021

Online shopping continues to grow at a fast rate in Ireland and Irish consumers have done even more of their shopping online during the coronavirus pandemic. Irish banks are charging their customers millions of euros in foreign currency fees when shoppers use their debit or credit cards to purchase on non-Euro currency websites. We estimate […]
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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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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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