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Offline Strangeways

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Transferwise
« on: August 10, 2017, 11:30:38 AM »
I started using Transferwise to avoid the long wait at the bank to send Money overseas. So far, so good. Low fees, the "real" exchange rate and 24-48 hours processing.

Pinball Resource have this as a payment method, which saves a lot of time and fees. Just thought I'd pass it on.
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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #1 on: August 10, 2017, 11:33:51 AM »
Sounds like it will be very handy, especially for PBR.
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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #2 on: August 10, 2017, 11:34:22 AM »
^^^like

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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #3 on: August 10, 2017, 03:05:34 PM »
I used it recently too and found it simple and quick to setup and use. Certainly makes PBR a lot more accessible when you need those specific parts only available through them.

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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #4 on: August 10, 2017, 08:23:56 PM »
That's great to know PBR use it. I was wondering what transferwise was like. Good to hear u have had positive experiences, I'll have to give it a go.

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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #5 on: August 10, 2017, 08:55:32 PM »
Great news, sent cash via mail to PBR many times & stressed it would go missing, this is a way better option  ^^^

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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #6 on: August 12, 2017, 04:35:06 PM »
Problem is that 90% of transfers are for amounts under $1000 as there are no import taxes or GST. I often split an overseas order into parts to keep under this amount.
Transferwise minimum amount is $1000 I believe?

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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #7 on: August 12, 2017, 08:22:28 PM »
Problem is that 90% of transfers are for amounts under $1000 as there are no import taxes or GST. I often split an overseas order into parts to keep under this amount.
Transferwise minimum amount is $1000 I believe?

No minimum as far as I'm aware Gav. My order was around the $450 mark.

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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #8 on: August 12, 2017, 08:55:48 PM »
Well that is good to hear. My bank stings me everytime I transfer money.
Will look into it - Cheers!

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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2017, 01:57:25 PM »
Just heard about this, should make things a lot easier and cheaper when ordering from PBR :)

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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2017, 04:23:54 PM »
Just heard about this, should make things a lot easier and cheaper when ordering from PBR :)

I have not been to the bank to pay PBR for my last 3 orders. Exchange rate is realistic, fees are low, and I don't have to wait 2 weeks for the cheque to get there. I literally spend 5 minutes at the keyboard.
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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #11 on: October 25, 2017, 09:31:12 AM »
Just used Transferwise for the first time yesterday to buy a Chime Unit for Space Odyssey from Chimeunit.com


Thanks so much for the heads up on this Nino.  ^^^ ^^^
Fast, easy, and I saved $15 against having done it thru Netbank !
I need more room ! and more $$$

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Re: Transferwise
« Reply #12 on: October 26, 2017, 04:25:28 PM »
Just used Transferwise for the first time yesterday to buy a Chime Unit for Space Odyssey from Chimeunit.com


Thanks so much for the heads up on this Nino.  ^^^ ^^^
Fast, easy, and I saved $15 against having done it thru Netbank !

Nothing but positive feedback on this system. Banks must HATE it !
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