Amazon Currency Converter – Good or Bad ?

All the products on Amazon UK are priced in Sterling but Amazon will always 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 […]
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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 on top of any “normal” transaction charges.Most banks will also make extra charges for non-Euro cash withdrawals at ATMs. How much do Irish […]
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N26 Vs Revolut – A Comparison

Revolut Compared to N26 (Updated with Revolut fee changes from August 12th 2020) 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, in 2020, Mobile Banking or Digital Banking – refers to the new […]
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Debit Card Spending 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 Spending Limits EBS: €2,000 ; PTSB: €2,500 ; KBC: €2,500 ; N26: €5000 ; Revolut max of £5,000 or equivalent […]
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