Re: [z_scale] International transactions & US Banks (was rent-a-lok)
> It makes it difficult not using CC but that's my choice.I'm waiting for the day ALL transfers can be done over the Net.
> Fortunately UK and German sellers accept Australian personal
> cheques without a problem but I have yet to find a US seller that will.
> Some won't even accept an International Money Order in US funds.
> I was going to do a wire transfer once but my bank wanted to charge
> $35 for a $70 transfer :-(
> Regards, Bob
> The thing you must understand is that US banks just love to GOUGE (and
> that is putting it mildly) customers for any type of international
> Where, international transactions are the norm in Europe, they are the
> exception in the US and banks take advantage of that situation.
Locally it's great, now the Net is so popular. I do most of my buying
via Internet Banking using direct deposit or BPay and it's free :-)