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I'm getting a Neteller ATM card...

Discussion in 'Online Casinos' started by Weedlayer, Dec 18, 2004.

    Dec 18, 2004
  1. Weedlayer

    Weedlayer Dormant account

    Occupation:
    tradesman
    Location:
    US11
    ...by accident. I was poking around the Neteller site. I clicked a link that said, "click here to apply for the Neteller ATM card." I thought it would just link me to the application for the card. It turns out if you click the link, you've applied for the card. Oh well. I was considering it anyway.

    So be warned. If you don't want the card, Don't click this link.
     
  2. Dec 18, 2004
  3. Simmo!

    Simmo! Moderator

    Occupation:
    Web Dev.
    Location:
    England
    Lol.

    Have you seen all the charges they apply though weedlayer? Seems like everytime you open your wallet and touch it they charge you...ok, an exageration but worth looking at the fee schedule.

    Cheers

    Simmo!
     
  4. Dec 18, 2004
  5. bethug

    bethug Banned User - Winner of the "<a href="http://www.c

    Neteller card fees add up. Dont use the card much, better tranfer money back to your bank
     
  6. Dec 18, 2004
  7. bewitch

    bewitch Dormant account

    Location:
    Home, sweet home
    As long as you don't use the card, there is no fee associated. So I just cut off mine and sent it to the garbage several months ago. :cool:

    Happy Holiday~
     
  8. Dec 18, 2004
  9. chuchu59

    chuchu59 gambling addict CAG PABnonaccred

    Occupation:
    EXECUTIVE
    Location:
    SOMEWHERE IN ASIA
    Are you sure? I understand that there are charges for dormancy. Good grief,the charges were so outrageous I cancelled mine within a month.
     
  10. Dec 18, 2004
  11. KasinoKing

    KasinoKing WebMeister & Slotaholic.. CAG MM PABnonaccred webmeister

    Occupation:
    House-Husband and Casino Advisor
    Location:
    Bexhill on sea, England
    That's how I got mine - by accident! :p

    Have used it, but I find it very frustrating that you can't access your account details online and the charges suck!. Neteller have a LONG way to go - but why are they so slow?? :confused:
     
  12. Dec 20, 2004
  13. bewitch

    bewitch Dormant account

    Location:
    Home, sweet home
    Yes, I called them to confirm this. As long as you DON'T transfer money into your ATM, there is no charge. I didn't cancel mine and I didn't get any charge since I never transfer any money into my ATM account. That's all I know.

    Happy Holiday~
     
  14. Dec 20, 2004
  15. paul1

    paul1 Dormant account


    Kasino King, I don't understand what you mean by "can't access your account details online". Please explain a bit further. Thx.

    For me, I don't mind the charges for use of the Card. A couple bucks to withdraw to the Card, then $1.50 or so to pull it out of an ATM machine. What am I missing? $3.50 to pull out $500 immediately, without running it through your bank account. What's wrong with that? :confused:
     
  16. Dec 20, 2004
  17. Scampo

    Scampo Experienced Member

    Occupation:
    work
    Location:
    in the sea
    happy user

    I have had my card for a year and it is the fastest way of getting my winnings into my hands. It has the added advantage that once I have have put money on the card I cannot "recycle" it into any casino account. It will be extra handy tomorrow as I'm off to France to do some xmas shopping and have 400 Euros that I can draw out and invest in fine wine :). You can check the balance from your Neteller account page.
     
  18. Dec 26, 2004
  19. DealerBusts

    DealerBusts Dormant account

    Location:
    UK
    If you're an international member of neteller then the funds in the neteller debit card are held in Canadian Dollars. So when you want to transfer funds to the neteller debit card from your neteller account, they are converted fromm say US dollars to canadian dollars. When you withdraw through an ATM, they are converted from canadian dollars back to the currency of your country.

    Therefore you are being charged twice for the currency conversion which did not happen before April 2004 (approx). Recently i withdrew $1000 from my neteller account but after all the fees and currency conversion charges, i got only $925 of that. Lets just say i wasn't impressed...
     
  20. Dec 26, 2004
  21. Simmo!

    Simmo! Moderator

    Occupation:
    Web Dev.
    Location:
    England
    7.5% ?! Ouch.
     
  22. Dec 27, 2004
  23. KasinoKing

    KasinoKing WebMeister & Slotaholic.. CAG MM PABnonaccred webmeister

    Occupation:
    House-Husband and Casino Advisor
    Location:
    Bexhill on sea, England
    Hi Paul,
    Sorry for delay - Im on holiday in Czech Republic at the mo.
    What I meant is you can not see online how much you have in your Neteller Debit Card account. At least, you could not last time I checked in May.
    Do you know a way to check your account online? I would love to know how - if it is possible!
    Happy holidays!
    KK
     
  24. Dec 28, 2004
  25. kavaman

    kavaman Senior Member PABnononaccred2 PABnononaccred3 MM PABinit

    Occupation:
    It
    Location:
    finland
    cant? sure you can.

    Clicking on the view debitcard balance on the right part of the screen works.

    -kavaman
     
  26. Dec 29, 2004
  27. chuchu59

    chuchu59 gambling addict CAG PABnonaccred

    Occupation:
    EXECUTIVE
    Location:
    SOMEWHERE IN ASIA
    Yeah,you can check your balance all right but they charge you CAD2 for each balance enquiry so you have less to withdraw right after this transaction and then since your balance is inadequate to cover your withdrawal they charge you for trying to withdraw more than your balance. The circus goes on and on and I actually lost 12% on trying to get money from the neteller card. I have since destroyed it.
     
  28. Dec 29, 2004
  29. buck

    buck Experienced Member

    Location:
    Midwest USA
    Neteller Card

    Chuchu59,

    When you review your account online and look at the card balance there is no charge. If you would attempt to get a balance inquiry from an ATM machine you would get charged.
    I have used the debit card for some time and have no problems and the fees are reasonable. I suppose if you do $5 or $20 withdrawals the account each transactions fees would be unbearable.

    I have yet to have them charge me the monthly fee when I have no transactions, in those few months that I didn't do a withdrawal or transfer

    Buck
     
  30. Dec 29, 2004
  31. jetset

    jetset Ueber Meister CAG

    Occupation:
    Senior Partner, InfoPowa News Service
    Location:
    Earth
    Neteller Memberwire is another option for transferring direct from your Neteller account to a bank account.
     
  32. Dec 29, 2004
  33. caruso

    caruso Banned User - repetitive violations of <a href="ht

    Occupation:
    Casino apologist
    Location:
    England
    Cheques to UK members are now drawn in pounds sterling, saving you the 7 / 10 former commission charge on the dollar cheques, and the exchange rate Neteller uses, though in keeping with all their other charges the worst going, is only a few pence off the basic rate. Why a non-US customer would use anything other than either that or the wire method now on offer to international customers is a mystery to me. To pay a $75 charge on a $1000 withdrawal is completely bananas.
     
  34. Dec 29, 2004
  35. chuchu59

    chuchu59 gambling addict CAG PABnonaccred

    Occupation:
    EXECUTIVE
    Location:
    SOMEWHERE IN ASIA
    Thanks,buck. The withdrawals i made were usually around the USD100 to 150 mark. However, as I had to receive them in Hong Kong dollars,I could only know how much I could withdraw thru the ATM and that caused the problems. Other than the double-layer conversion fee,the other fees were illustrated at the site. It's just that their charges do seem very high,even compared to credit card advances which amounts to a flat 3% in Hong Kong. Of course,if you dont repay within a specified time,they slap you with 24%-30% interest p.a.
     
  36. Dec 29, 2004
  37. GrandMaster

    GrandMaster Ueber Meister CAG

    Occupation:
    Mathematician by day, online gambler by night.
    Location:
    UK
    If you receive a lot of cheques in US$ or euros, you should open a Citibank account. You can have , US$ and euro current accounts, you can pay in cheques free, you only pay 0.9% for currency conversion if you transfer money between accounts in different currencies. (Other banks also charge for currency conversion, but it is usually hidden in the exchange rate.) There are no other charges for standard banking services as long as you maintain an average balance of 2000 in your accounts altogether each month. There are only a few branches in the UK, but you can just mail cheques and make transactions by phone or by internet. You can also get a debit card which you can link to any of your accounts, so if you are travelling to the US, you can link it to your US$ account and withdraw cash from ATMs or pay in shops without foreign exchange charges.
     
  38. Dec 29, 2004
  39. Thatchatch

    Thatchatch Dormant account

    Location:
    Toronto ON Canada
    As a Canadian, I opened A Neteler long before Paypal was no longer usable for casino transfers. I Opened a USD Based account, the only choice at the time.

    It remains the same to me. If I need, lets say $500 I withdraw $502 - $2 being the cheque fee. Neteller being in Calgary I get the cheque in 5 business days. I pay the exchange once, when I deposit it or cash it.

    As the debit card goes, I did order one, but never used it. I paid for the first month, then theres no fee for dormancy. Lucky that I inquired before I ever used it though, because, as in some thing use it, or you lose it... They cancelled my card for not using it for 6 months consecutive.

    Regards,

    Thatch
     

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