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    • grumbler
    • By grumbler 19th Jan 17, 4:53 PM
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    grumbler
    http://www.mycurrencytransfer.com/money-transfer-to-Ireland/70000-GBP

    For smaller amounts check Transferwise and Currencyfair: http://www.mycurrencytransfer.com/money-transfer-to-Ireland/7000-GBP
    We are born naked, wet and hungry...Then things get worse.

    .withdrawal, NOT withdrawel ..bear with me, NOT bare with me
    .definitely, NOT definately ......separate, NOT seperate
    should have, NOT should of
    .....guaranteed, NOT guarenteed
    • dok_champa
    • By dok_champa 24th Feb 17, 10:46 AM
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    Anybody tried the £20 amazon voucher deal for a transfer with Azimo as currently listed on the article?

    To get the £20 Amazon voucher, you need to transfer the equivalent of £500+ via SWIFT or bank transfer before 11.59pm on Tue 28 Feb using the code JANSALE. You'll need to enter the code in the 'promo code' box on the payment page, before you confirm the transfer and pay.
    I have entered the code JANSALE which it accepts and provides a description of the code as "Fee free" and nothing about an Amazon voucher. Anybody else tried it and got the voucher? As if the code is wrong I'd rather try for the quidco cashback.

    Thanks

    EDITED TO ADD
    I contacted Azimo customer services and they confirmed the code will give the £20 amazon voucher.
    Last edited by dok_champa; 24-02-2017 at 2:16 PM. Reason: Additional info
    • rkbabs
    • By rkbabs 27th Feb 17, 3:03 PM
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    I am trying to use it now, the JANSALE code didn't work for me (somethings about only on new transactions even though i haven't made any transactions, i think its because the first transaction I tried to make got cancelled)... so I contacted customer services and they gave me a new code - but The haven't specified if it will give me their £20 amazon voucher, I am still waiting for a reply- super annoying.

    EDIT:
    The JANSALE didn't work because my first attempt of transferring money was cancelled- this is seen as a first transaction even though I didn't put any payment details or confirm the transaction- it just went to awaiting funds (one aspect of the process I do not like). I was given a new code but it was to get my fee free (which is already valid for new customers so It made no difference to me)...

    As I was only using azimo because of the promo, and how complicated the process is I am going to stick to my usual way of sending money.
    Last edited by rkbabs; 27-02-2017 at 3:13 PM. Reason: update
    • rudeword
    • By rudeword 12th Mar 17, 3:51 PM
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    rudeword
    Anyone used OFX (used to be UKForex)?
    We have used several different transfer companies to send funds to Switzerland, usually when they have some kind of promotion. We used to use Transferwise which is Peer2Peer but would now have to pay the transfer fee. We were wondering about UKForex which was fee free and Peer2Peer according to the MSE article until recently, but it has now dropped off the list.

    On investigation, it is now called OFX. It claims to be fee free but doesn't say if it is still Peer2Peer. Any info?

    We have had problems in the past with a couple of firms claiming to be fee free, but who use an intermediary bank which does charge a fee. We are currently in negotiation with FC Exchange (used because of the MSE offer) who don't understand why we are being charged a fee, but have promised to refund it.

    Thanks for any information.
    • Consumerist
    • By Consumerist 12th Mar 17, 6:08 PM
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    Consumerist
    . . . Thanks for any information.
    Originally posted by rudeword
    Can only really suggest using <Monito comparison site> to find the best deal for the amount involved.
    Warning: In the kingdom of the blind, the one-eyed man is king.
    • rudeword
    • By rudeword 14th Mar 17, 10:38 AM
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    Monito link
    Thanks, Consumerist. Very useful. I hadn't seen that one before.
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