Canadia Bank now charging fees

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Canadia Bank now charging fees

Post by Joker Poker » Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:18 pm

After using Canadia Bank for at least the last two years for ATM withdrawals with my Aust credit union card, a screen came up today on the ATM saying that the transaction would cost me $4.

So I'm wondering if anyone can recommend a fee free bank for overseas card withdrawals?

Put it in context, the average Cambodian is said to earn $2 a day, I just had my moto's oil changed, the indicator switch repaired, air filter cleaned and it cost me $5!

$4 greed tax or what?
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Re: Canadia Bank now charging fees

Post by potty » Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:22 pm

cool, sounds really like all needed to know here...

in a country with an anyway totally dysfunctional financial system, now they charge for atm withdrawals. wow.
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Re: Canadia Bank now charging fees

Post by Barang_doa_slae » Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:32 pm

potty wrote:cool, sounds really like all needed to know here...

in a country with an anyway totally dysfunctional financial system, now they charge for atm withdrawals. wow.
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Re: Canadia Bank now charging fees

Post by IraHayes » Tue Dec 16, 2014 3:49 pm

Banks have always charged a $4 or $5 fee for foreign cards. Canadia and Maybank have been free. Maybank only accept Visa cards though.
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Re: Canadia Bank now charging fees

Post by snookie BRO » Tue Dec 16, 2014 4:25 pm

Ask them if they do 'cash advances' for free instead. It may avoid atm fees.
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Re: Canadia Bank now charging fees

Post by wackyjacky » Tue Dec 16, 2014 4:48 pm

I've never NOT been charged at Canadia (or anywhere else), but my US bank refunds the fee. Maybe you ought to look into that in Oz.
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Re: Canadia Bank now charging fees

Post by VLayHo-ho-ho » Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:18 pm

Joker Poker wrote:After using Canadia Bank for at least the last two years for ATM withdrawals with my Aust credit union card, a screen came up today on the ATM saying that the transaction would cost me $4.

So I'm wondering if anyone can recommend a fee free bank for overseas card withdrawals?

Put it in context, the average Cambodian is said to earn $2 a day, I just had my moto's oil changed, the indicator switch repaired, air filter cleaned and it cost me $5!

$4 greed tax or what?

If after 2 years of using ATMs in Cambodia, and only today that a screen came up, I would love to see how you were obtaining your money...

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Re: Canadia Bank now charging fees

Post by Joker Poker » Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:53 pm

IraHayes wrote:Banks have always charged a $4 or $5 fee for foreign cards. Canadia and Maybank have been free. Maybank only accept Visa cards though.
Thank you for that Ira - I'll try them next time as it is a Visa card.
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Re: Canadia Bank now charging fees

Post by flying chicken » Wed Dec 17, 2014 1:23 am

IraHayes wrote:Banks have always charged a $4 or $5 fee for foreign cards. Canadia and Maybank have been free. Maybank only accept Visa cards though.
I dont know. I kept on reading posters saying Canadia is free of charge. But in the last 5 years when withdraw from both debit credit card and ATM card from ASB (NZ) bank I got charged at least 4 bucks not to mention the foreign exchange. Might be a deal they agreed with the North America banks..dont know.
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Re: Canadia Bank now charging fees

Post by takeoman » Wed Dec 17, 2014 9:43 am

Looks like Canadia have finally got round to implementing the changes that were rumored when they updated their machines, a few months ago. :hattip:
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