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  1. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    I will be buying a house in South Africa and will need to transfer $100,000 at first and then approx $200,000 for the closing. Also will need to transfer money every month or so for living expenses. What is the best way to accomplish moving money and having money locally: 1) Open a local bank...
  2. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hi people, I’m in need of taking around 15K (Fifteen Thousand) AUD from Sri Lanka to Australia. however, my VISA does not allow it. Is there any other workaround to this problem? Thanks
  3. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I'm migrating to Australia next month and exploring how I can transfer my savings at lowest possible cost. I have already opened an account with NAB and looking to transfer money from my savings account in the USA and the Philippines. The sending banks have outright transfer fees (e.g. $30 per...
  4. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    I have to exchange USD to AED as I am moving to UAE. Is there easy and simple way of finding out who will provide me best rate?
  5. UAE Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UAE
    Hi am new to the forum and have no doubt that this is a frequent topic of conversation. Having moved out to Abu Dhabi with work about 6 months ago I pleased to say that things are going well and so I really need to cover off the subject of my tax responsibilities. Given that I took up...
  6. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi, I frequently need to send/receive money between UK and Slovakia. I was wondering if any of you guys have some really proven cheap way of transferring money between your homecountry and the UK? I don't want to use a bank transfer as it's so much more expensive than e.g. transferwise, but...
  7. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Expat Forum have teamed up with award winning currency exchange and international money transfer specialist TorFX. Sending money to or from Australia? TorFX can save you an average of 3% against the banks, ensuring you receive a far better return for your money. - Best Exchange Rate...
  8. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    Hi, Could 1expats help me in suggesting the cheapest way to transfer money from india to canada. My brother is doing his masters and hence need to transfer money from india for his studies. Bank transfer (HDFC from india) seems to be so costliest option.. Does Xendpay, Xoom is a good option...
  9. Articles: Africa
    For expats, transferring money from one country to another can be a major headache with banks and brokers all offering different rates. Now there have been new calls for new regulations to address the differences in remittance fees and for an examination of the current system which some say has...
  10. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Dear Readers, My offer on a property in Central Portugal has just been accepted - now the fun begins!!! I have so, so many questions and concerns and wondered if anyone out there can offer me any advice. I now have to pay the deposit, that's fine, bank transfer - done! What happens about...
  11. Other Asia
    Hi, I recently relocated back to India from Singapore. My last company in Singapore has to send me my last month salary. Wire transfer is a bit complicated as bank from both the sides have complex remittance procedure. * Is there any reliable way apart from wire-transfer?
  12. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I am now in the lovely transition where I have to start re-paying my student loans.. :yield: As it turns out its not that simple making payments. I've been trying to get in touch with a human at the MyFedLoan service center with no luck. First, is it possible to pay with a credit card? I've...
  13. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi All, Excited to say I'll be moving to the UK in one month with my UK hub! (With much help from this forum I might add, in terms of securing my Spousal VISA!) I am wondering how others have fared with banks. It has been a real struggle with HSBC. We opened an account with our local branch...
  14. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hello UK People, Do you know a reliable and Express way to receive money from UK? What is the best method ? I searched on the from it's only threads open for sending money form UAE to UK only. Your Suggestions much appriciate. Transfer via Bank Western Union Xpress Money...
  15. France Expat Forum for Expats Living in France
    Hello forum members, I am trying to bring money here to France (to my account or to a different French account) from my American bank account. It appears that I must be present in the US to make a wire transfer from my bank. Not practical. What to do? There must be a way to do this, but I have...
  16. Germany Expat Forum for Expats Living in Germany
    Is 600 Euros/Month in Berlin good enough after getting free accommodation, fooding, travel allowance, bills etc to send money to home country(India)? I have been offered Apprenticeship in Berlin where i will be accommodated in company's apartment reserved for apprentices. I won't have to pay...
  17. Cyprus Expat Forum for Expats Living in Cyprus
    hi, can anyone tell me the current position about taking money from sale of house back to uk please? I have properties in cyprus that i want to sell now and am wondering what the current policy is from the banks?? My Cyprus accounts are with Hellenic. I'm also interested in hearing experiences...
  18. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    Hello, Could you please advise me on the best way to transfer $$$’s from USA to Aus? I am looking for getting the best rates- the time taken for transfer is not an issue. I am looking to move permanently to Aus in July and hence want to transfer some funds.
  19. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    hi there just wanted to know from other expats how they brought money to australia. if money is deposited into my australian accounts from overseas, will i be taxed here? please let me know. many thanks raj
  20. Thailand Expat Forum for Expats Living in Thailand
    Hi everyone, :wave: I’m new on here, but not new to living away from “home”, I’m English and have lived in Madrid for some time now. Anyway, it seems likely that I, along with my family (wife and two small boys) will be moving to Bangkok in early 2013. I’ve spent some time reading the forum...
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