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#26 alexeliasson

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Posted 25 July 2017 - 08:32 PM

I hear some guys using their Mastercard inside an actual bank branch, and withdraw without any fees. Anyone can confirm?

 

Seems so conflicting - that of anything should not only be charged, but charged higher. 


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Posted 25 July 2017 - 11:12 PM

I hear some guys using their Mastercard inside an actual bank branch, and withdraw without any fees. Anyone can confirm?

 

Seems so conflicting - that of anything should not only be charged, but charged higher. 

 

Is that English??

 

Yes, it is considered normal to use a Mastercard or Visa credit card to obtain cash advances over the counter. Of course if your credit card attaches fees to such a transaction it will be no good to you.

Debit cards are often refused and in any case your banks usual charges will apply.

If your bank charges nothing for using your debit card abroad, you can try TT Exchange for a cash advance with a debit or credit card.


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#28 tallguy

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Posted 26 July 2017 - 01:20 AM

Is that English??
 
Yes, it is considered normal to use a Mastercard or Visa credit card to obtain cash advances over the counter. Of course if your credit card attaches fees to such a transaction it will be no good to you.
Debit cards are often refused and in any case your banks usual charges will apply.
If your bank charges nothing for using your debit card abroad, you can try TT Exchange for a cash advance with a debit or credit card.

I'm fairly sure that TT is cash only. No harm in asking about a cash advance but don't rely on it.
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#29 valentinoxxx

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Posted 26 July 2017 - 01:31 AM

I'm fairly sure that TT is cash only. No harm in asking about a cash advance but don't rely on it.

 

 

Someone mentioned that they did it. Hearsay of course.


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Posted 26 July 2017 - 01:41 PM

Thanks for that information. I shall start stuffing fivers in an envelope in readiness for next month

you get a better rate for 50s.


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Posted 26 July 2017 - 11:06 PM

you get a better rate for 50s.

 

I'm sure somebody on here has posted that TT no longer pay a different rate for 50s .....On the video (I think by Valentino) it showed different rates downstairs at the airport though...

 

If you know of another that still has the best rates and that will give an even better for 50s then let us know and I'll take a walk there and ask..


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Posted Yesterday, 01:48 AM

 

I'm sure somebody on here has posted that TT no longer pay a different rate for 50s .....On the video (I think by Valentino) it showed different rates downstairs at the airport though...

 

If you know of another that still has the best rates and that will give an even better for 50s then let us know and I'll take a walk there and ask..

Superrich only,, which are not in Pattaya yet. They are at Phuket Airport though.

 

Never had an opportunity to get £50 notes while I was in the UK, only used ATMs and got 10s and 20s.


Edited by jacko, Yesterday, 01:49 AM.

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Posted Yesterday, 05:20 AM

Never had an opportunity to get £50 notes while I was in the UK, only used ATMs and got 10s and 20s.

 

Yep..that is my plan too...

 

Regarding using a credit card in an exchange booth - I saw a sign in the TG Booth at the junction of Second road and Soi 9 this morning saying cards welcome so I stopped and asked ....minimum 5,000 with a  charge + 6%........I also noticed that 10s and 20s were 43.1 but 50s were 43.2...


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Posted Today, 01:07 AM

 

Yep..that is my plan too...

 

Regarding using a credit card in an exchange booth - I saw a sign in the TG Booth at the junction of Second road and Soi 9 this morning saying cards welcome so I stopped and asked ....minimum 5,000 with a  charge + 6%........I also noticed that 10s and 20s were 43.1 but 50s were 43.2...

I think polymer £10s come out in September, so likely the exchange shops will no longer accept the old ones after that.


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