Hi folks, I just arrived Sydney last week and found out that if I use credit or debit card, a small amount fee is charged.
In Singapore, I rarely used cash. Most of my payments were done by credit card that helped me to manage expense easily. So can you please share your experience that which...
So, I'm moving to France in a few months (if the pandemic allows), and I've heard that a French bank account is pretty important. Also, I'll only be there for about a year.
Looking around, it sounds like there are two options:
Open an account at an international bank (e.g., HBSC) while I'm in...
I tried to make our monthly payment in our municipality and the Bayad centers can't perform that task right now and so on our monthly trip to the bank we got in line at the Electircal comapny office in Sta Cruz Laguna... wow is all I have to say and I coudln't figure out why we had to wait 4 hrs...
Wondering if anyone has a credit card that gives out rewards, I have one but I've failed to use it over the years and I have a lot of points saved up but I can't figure out how this works the bad news is that after 4 years the points disappear, so I've lost already.
My bank the NFCU has a...
I had my 189 granted last week and I will soon be making a very short first trip for the initial entry. My plan is to move permanently in around 3 years time. Can someone suggest what I should do in the course of these 3 years so that by the time I move I have a decent credit history...
Hi and thanks for maintaining such a nice community on Expatforum!
I've already found a lot of useful and relevant info here.
My question is about credit card terms.
A bit of background info - you can skip below the horizonal line if you don't care. When I came to Dubai, I wanted just a basic...
Hi, I am looking for the suggestion for the best credit cards in Dubai, with the below specification,
My current salary is 7000 AED
Credit Card Specification
Annual Fees: - 0 AED (Better free for the lifetime)
Minimum Spent Limit: - 0 AED
Other Charges:- 0 AED
Main Facility Looking for: -...
I had a query regarding ITA for skillselect visa. With me, Spouse and a kid included, the payment needs to be made for $6425 AUD. The credit limit on my credit card isnt to that extent. After checking with the bank, the limit will not be extended to the limit needed.
Question: By using a...
Hope you're all well.
I've just been offered a new position in Dubai and am looking to move in August.
I'll be getting my finances in order here in the UK, and will be looking to take as much cash with me as possible.
With things like rent etc to take care of, I wanted to ask, is it...
I have a chip Visa credit card and have had no issues using it where I would expect to be able to (larger shops in cities etc.) but when I handed it to the pump attendant when filling my car at the petrol station it was declined. Has anyone had this happen to them? I am wondering if it is...
New to Dubai and try to open a bank account:
This is not possible because they want my address from my home country.
Since more than 15 years I did not live there anymore.
Get a local credit card:
Not possible because they want an address of a local friend. What the hell is that...
Is there anyone who has paid online VISA fee from Pakistan? I have to pay 6300 AUD for my NSW 190 VISA online.
Although I do have credit card, it has an upper limit and I can only pay 1855 AUD per transaction.
Any help in this regard will be highly appreciated. Thanks!
I am from Pakistan and I have Standard Charted Bank VISA DEBIT card. And I want to pay ACS fee via my visa debit card. Unfortunately I don't have any Credit Card. Can someone please tell me that is VISA DEBIT card acceptable by ACS?
If VISA Debit Card is not acceptable then obviously...
I'm preparing to apply to immigrate to Australia
Currently I'm only using a limited credit card (I transfer the amount I want to the credit and use it) to control my spent :D
I have 2 other credits with limit of $7000 for each :boxing:
But I don't want to use them because when I do I...