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Re: [Slovak-World] Re: money transfers & book stores

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  • David
    I have sent money every year for the last five years or so and never had any problem. But I put it inside a letter done on heavy computer paper and then put
    Message 1 of 13 , Jul 18, 2005
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      I have sent money every year for the last five years or so and never had
      any problem. But I put it inside a letter done on heavy computer paper and
      then put the bill inside and put a little tape on one end so if someone
      wiggles the letter side to side, the bill won't shift.
      Dave Kuchta

      At 02:23 PM 7/18/2005, you wrote:
      >Ugh. I have sent cash several times. The letter NEVER makes it
      >through. My other letters ALWAYS make it through. Other people to
      >other villages never have a problem. It depends whether your postal
      >system has a rotten apple in it.
      >Bill
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      >--- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, LHBrigham <LHBrigham@e...> wrote:
      > > I have been told by my Slovak relatives that cashing a check in US
      > > dollars is both time consuming and costly. For small amounts - 1000
      >SKK
      > > or so, I just send it in a letter. If someone steals it - I'm out
      > > $30.00. If they get it, they have it in hand immediately.
      > >
      > > Lowell
      > >
      > > e.gernat@a... wrote:
      > >
      > > >-------------- Original message from "Bill" <bill.tarkulich@i...>:
      >--------------
      > > > Hi what is wrong about sending a check to the relative?
      >I have a cousin's daughter who is getting married today, just got the
      >invite so I was going to send a card and check. We are going to their
      >place in August but I thought I would send a card instead of waiting
      >to give them cash at that time. Which would be better? Edie
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      > > >>I "second" Dan Kisha. Just terrific. You can keep costs down by
      > > >>mailing Jan a check to him in the USA. He has a counterpart in SK who
      > > >>will locally wire money to the SK Post Office nearest. Your recipient
      > > >>will get a phone call and can go down and collect the money. Is done
      > > >>very quickly and much cheaper than Western Union, which I have
      >also used.
      > > >>Bill Tarkulich
      > > >>
      > > >>
      > > >>--- In Slovak-World@yahoogroups.com, "Carol" wrote:
      > > >>
      > > >>
      > > >>>Your friend could go through Dan Kisha. See his website for
      > > >>>
      > > >>>
      > > >>directions on
      > > >>
      > > >>
      > > >>>how to do this.
      > > >>>http://www.slovakic.com/
      > > >>>
      > > >>>Carol
      > > >>>----- Original Message -----
      > > >>>From: "slocrobear"
      > > >>>To:
      > > >>>Sent: Friday, June 24, 2005 12:04 PM
      > > >>>Subject: [Slovak-World] money transfers & book stores
      > > >>>
      > > >>>
      > > >>>
      > > >>>
      > > >>>>Ahoj everyone!
      > > >>>>
      > > >>>>A friend needs help transferring money to relatives in
      >Michalovce. He
      > > >>>>was using a travel agency but there were some problems and now he
      > > >>>>
      > > >>>>
      > > >>needs
      > > >>
      > > >>
      > > >>>>another source.
      > > >>>>
      > > >>>>Any ideas??
      > > >>>>
      > > >>>>Also have a friend going to Bratislava in August. Would like to
      >send
      > > >>>>him to some stores that sell KROJE and books related to folk
      >culture,
      > > >>>>any ideas??
      > > >>>>
      > > >>>>thanks!
      > > >>>>
      > > >>>>marko
      > > >>>>
      > > >>>>
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