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    • Lara_Star
    • By Lara_Star 12th Sep 17, 11:19 AM
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    Any way to pay someone without using your bank?
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:19 AM
    Any way to pay someone without using your bank? 12th Sep 17 at 11:19 AM
    Hi guys!

    I just like to know/ask if there is a way to put money into someones account with a 3rd party, basically without going online to your own bank account or going into your own branch... If for example I cannot do online banking and cannot go into my own bank to pay someone then is there another way? such as using other 3rd part online sites? bit like moneygram but I want to pay someone in the UK as am from UK too, but like I said if you cannot do online banking nor going into your own bank account then is there another way or any websites? I have my bank card but I just cannot go online to my account nor can I go into the branch, so how can I put money into their bank account?

    Am sure I heard there are websites that let you do that providing they take a fee, if so which sites are these?

    thanks guys.
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    • benjus
    • By benjus 12th Sep 17, 11:28 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:28 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:28 AM
    I've used Azimo quite a few times for overseas payment. It looks like I can make a payment to a UK recipient, but I haven't gone through the full payment process.
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    • JuicyJesus
    • By JuicyJesus 12th Sep 17, 11:29 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:29 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:29 AM
    Paypal, although the money will have to come from somewhere (i.e. your bank) and for any more than trivial sums you or the recipient will probably run into fraud checks pretty quickly.
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    • agrinnall
    • By agrinnall 12th Sep 17, 11:42 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:42 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:42 AM
    Why can't you go online to your own account?
    • Lara_Star
    • By Lara_Star 12th Sep 17, 11:46 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:46 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:46 AM
    Doesn't paypal take 2-4 days to clear funds? what if the reciepement needs the money the same day?

    reason why I cannot go into the branch is because am on crutches and don't have transport, I recently broke my leg. I cant do online banking as I have not recieved my online bank account information yet nor a card reader, so am wondering if there is any way other that I can pay some money into someones account today.

    Thanks!
    • paragon909
    • By paragon909 12th Sep 17, 11:49 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:49 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:49 AM
    Doesn't paypal take 2-4 days to clear funds? what if the reciepement needs the money the same day?

    reason why I cannot go into the branch is because am on crutches and don't have transport, I recently broke my leg. I cant do online banking as I have not recieved my online bank account information yet nor a card reader, so am wondering if there is any way other that I can pay some money into someones account today.

    Thanks!
    Originally posted by Lara_Star
    Then there is no way. You need to wait.
    • eskbanker
    • By eskbanker 12th Sep 17, 11:51 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:51 AM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 11:51 AM
    Can you use phone banking with your existing bank or would that involve a lead time while stuff is sent out as well?
    • Robin9
    • By Robin9 12th Sep 17, 12:11 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 12:11 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 12:11 PM
    Do you have their Sort Code and Account No?

    A cheque payable to them and ask a neighbour to pay in using a blank bank paying in slip.

    Or a 1st Class stamp and post today.
    Never pay on an estimated bill
    • mgdavid
    • By mgdavid 12th Sep 17, 4:13 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 4:13 PM
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    • 12th Sep 17, 4:13 PM
    Do you have their Sort Code and Account No?

    A cheque payable to them and ask a neighbour to pay in using a blank bank paying in slip.

    Or a 1st Class stamp and post today.
    Originally posted by Robin9
    ^^^ this.

    write them a cheque and post it to them, like the whole world did for a couple of centuries until recently.
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    • Anthorn
    • By Anthorn 12th Sep 17, 5:33 PM
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    Moneygram at Tesco branches almost instant.

    Neteller card funded with Paysafecard available over the counter at supporting retailers. Then use the Neteller card to transfer money into the bank account. Getting the virtual Neteller card should be instant. Apply for Neteller online.

    Western Union available over the counter at supporting retailers. Provide ID including photo ID.

    There may be others. I've recommended those which I have personally found useful.
    • colsten
    • By colsten 12th Sep 17, 7:06 PM
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    Moneygram at Tesco branches almost instant.

    Neteller card funded with Paysafecard available over the counter at supporting retailers. Then use the Neteller card to transfer money into the bank account. Getting the virtual Neteller card should be instant. Apply for Neteller online.

    Western Union available over the counter at supporting retailers. Provide ID including photo ID.

    There may be others. I've recommended those which I have personally found useful.
    Originally posted by Anthorn
    What makes you think that if the OP can't go to a bank branch because they are on crutches, they'd be able to go to Tesco or to retailers that offer Paysafecard or Western Union?
    • jonesMUFCforever
    • By jonesMUFCforever 12th Sep 17, 8:49 PM
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    Some banks have a system to pay using your mobile.
    Similar to Apple pay in a way with similar limits.
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    • eDicky
    • By eDicky 13th Sep 17, 1:53 AM
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    If you and the person you want to pay both open a Revolut account with the smartphone app, you can load yours by debit card and send it to theirs instantly. They can then send it to their bank account. No fees. If the other party cannot or don't want to open a Revolut account, you can send the amount from yours to their bank account, still no fees but not instant.
    • badger09
    • By badger09 15th Sep 17, 10:32 AM
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    Some banks have a system to pay using your mobile.
    Similar to Apple pay in a way with similar limits.
    Originally posted by jonesMUFCforever
    True, but I'm not aware of any which allow you to use this system until after you have registered for internet banking
    • Westie983
    • By Westie983 15th Sep 17, 10:44 PM
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    Phone banking till you get online, as long as you pass the security questions, also I understand you can't go into your bank but do you have someone to go into their bank and pay money in?

    As others have suggested PayPal, via your bank, money is sent straight to the recipient, but takes a few days to be debited from your account.

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    • No_6
    • By No_6 16th Sep 17, 10:06 PM
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    Give them the cash.
    ie money that you can handle...coins, notes etc

    wtf
    • G_M
    • By G_M 27th Sep 17, 10:56 PM
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    ....if there is a way to put money into someones account with a 3rd party, basically without going online to your own bank account or going into your own branch...
    .
    Originally posted by Lara_Star
    Either give it to them personally, or go to a branch of their bank and pay it in.

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