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Forum: Banking, credit cards, etc 18-01-2014, 11:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,396
Posted By Jiblet-run
Apologies I got my days wrong. Monday is the...

Apologies I got my days wrong. Monday is the 20th. I have to say I am surprised that Ulster Bank couldn't wait till Monday 20th - the day of the S/O - to take the money from my account. They took it...
Forum: Banking, credit cards, etc 18-01-2014, 11:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,396
Posted By Jiblet-run
I have a Tesco credit card and the same happened...

I have a Tesco credit card and the same happened to me.
My bank is with Ulster.
Normally I clear my balance using mybills.ie but I let the direct debit go through in December.
I observed Tesco...
Forum: Banking, credit cards, etc 11-12-2012, 11:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,956
Posted By Jiblet-run
Family member used their laser card to renew...

Family member used their laser card to renew their gym membership of Total Fitness. Another wrote a cheque. They folded a month later. I remember reading at the time Bank of Ireland took out an ad in...
Forum: Banking, credit cards, etc 22-10-2012, 04:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,245
Posted By Jiblet-run
I switched from NIB to Ulster Bank. You can do...

I switched from NIB to Ulster Bank.
You can do on-line transfers abroad.
Bank changes will come in here too at some stage - so no avoiding this.

Their internet banking isn't as good as NIBs....
Forum: Deposits 01-10-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,191
Posted By Jiblet-run
Managed to finally ring the Revenue on this. ...

Managed to finally ring the Revenue on this.

I asked why my tax on my interest was charged at 41%.

I was told that because Rabobank did not take any DIRT from my account then the interest paid...
Forum: Deposits 15-06-2012, 05:36 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 29,883
Posted By Jiblet-run
Try Berlin instead. I opened a current and...

Try Berlin instead. I opened a current and savings a/c with Deutsche Bank last December. Have to travel in person but the process was very straight forward. To avoid bank charges on the current a/c -...
Forum: Deposits 13-05-2012, 01:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,191
Posted By Jiblet-run
An update here. The revenue got back to me a few...

An update here. The revenue got back to me a few weeks back via my PAYE online and have issued me with a new balancing statement (p21 I think its called) and there is a section for foreign deposit...
Forum: Deposits 27-03-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 19,191
Posted By Jiblet-run
I sent a letter as described around 10 days ago...

I sent a letter as described around 10 days ago to the Revenue. Haven't heard anything yet from the Revenue. Might give them a call tomorrow.

My advice would be to ring them on the number below...
Forum: Deposits 18-11-2011, 03:31 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,458
Posted By Jiblet-run
Are you still planning to travel to Germany and...

Are you still planning to travel to Germany and open a Deutch Bank a/c?
Or what would you consider a safe bank?
Forum: Deposits 16-11-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,458
Posted By Jiblet-run
It's the one on Unter den Linden. That's the main...

It's the one on Unter den Linden. That's the main street in Berlin, if you're not familiar with the city.
Forum: Deposits 15-11-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,458
Posted By Jiblet-run
Yes it may be possible and the reason why....

Yes it may be possible and the reason why. However at this stage I have an appointment with DB in Berlin and my flights are booked - so I will just go with this option.

Did you manage to open any...
Forum: Deposits 15-11-2011, 11:06 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,458
Posted By Jiblet-run
Thanks for the info. So if I understand you...

Thanks for the info.

So if I understand you correctly:
1) DKB can be opened remotely without travel but requires a Notary and using google translate for German communication? You can find this on...
Forum: Deposits 15-11-2011, 09:08 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,458
Posted By Jiblet-run
My Dad who is traveling to Germany to do the...

My Dad who is traveling to Germany to do the same, rang them in Dublin.
+353 1 680 6000
http://www.ifsc.ie/company.aspx?idcategory=71&idcompany=1188

He initially asked could he open an account...
Forum: Deposits 14-11-2011, 11:55 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,458
Posted By Jiblet-run
Looks like I'll have to go with Berlin as...

Looks like I'll have to go with Berlin as Frankfurt Deutsche Bank will only deal with customers with 100K or more - and I aint that rich.
So I am arranging an appointment with DB on Unter Den Linden...
Forum: Deposits 10-11-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,458
Posted By Jiblet-run
Flying to Frankfurt would be easier and cheaper...

Flying to Frankfurt would be easier and cheaper for me.
Anyone know about opening an account there?

@Oberon - How recently since you opened your account?
Are there monthly fees with you account?
Forum: Deposits 10-11-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,458
Posted By Jiblet-run
Thanks for the info oberon. Looks like you...

Thanks for the info oberon.

Looks like you had great success in Berlin.
I will start with Deutsche Bank and might look to open some of the others.
Forum: Deposits 10-11-2011, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,663
Posted By Jiblet-run
I flew in and out of Amsterdam. Then got the...

I flew in and out of Amsterdam.
Then got the train to Rotterdam.

Rabobank is very safe bank in my opinion and I am very happy with my money there.
However see my post on Rabobank Rotterdam no...
Forum: Deposits 25-10-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 13,814
Posted By Jiblet-run
Cheers for the info PVT. Are there any fees...

Cheers for the info PVT.
Are there any fees with this account?
Do you have internet access with this account?
Forum: Deposits 04-10-2011, 12:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,327
Posted By Jiblet-run
Cheers for the update Seesaw. That's bad news...

Cheers for the update Seesaw.
That's bad news indeed.

Hope current Irish customers with Rabobank won't face any problems.
It took a bit of effort to get the account open - would be annoying if I...
Forum: Deposits 04-10-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,327
Posted By Jiblet-run
I am surprised at that news. I wonder what has...

I am surprised at that news. I wonder what has changed.

Out of interest - did you email the contact email address directly or did you email the info at rabobank rotterdam address?
I got rejected...
Forum: Deposits 01-10-2011, 07:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,327
Posted By Jiblet-run
Hi seesaw. I've travelled to Rotterdam and...

Hi seesaw.
I've travelled to Rotterdam and opened a Rabobank a/c. It's fairly straightforward to do. You can easily fly over and back in the day. The train Schipol takes no more than 40 mins. ...
Forum: Banking, credit cards, etc 19-09-2011, 03:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,482
Posted By Jiblet-run
Yep mine came back this morning. From a...

Yep mine came back this morning.
From a different number like another poster mentioned.
Message was complete and nothing missing.

Wow well done NIB and O2 for finally remembering that you have...
Forum: Banking, credit cards, etc 15-09-2011, 11:04 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,482
Posted By Jiblet-run
Cheers for the update Complainer. I haven't...

Cheers for the update Complainer.

I haven't been as lucky as you. I still do get a single text message a week about my credit card balance - though it is incomplete (data missing).

I tried that...
Forum: Deposits 05-09-2011, 12:47 PM
Replies: 331
Views: 104,458
Posted By Jiblet-run
Just back from Rotterdam after a visit to a...

Just back from Rotterdam after a visit to a Rabobank branch there. Current & Savings account opened now. Fee of 4.40 euro per quarter for current account. Got my IBAN this morning and will do a test...
Forum: Banking, credit cards, etc 05-09-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,482
Posted By Jiblet-run
@Complainer thanks for that. Will email the CEOs....

@Complainer thanks for that. Will email the CEOs.

Was over in Rotterdam over the weekend. On Friday while roaming on the Dutch network KPN - I got my NIB texts no problem - in fact I got two and...
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