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Old 29-10-2015, 06:57
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It's been ages since I went so can anyone remind me of the costs etc of taking cash out of a bank machine on a Debit Card. Thanks
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Old 29-10-2015, 09:17
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It does actually depend on which card you have

We opened Nationwide accounts years ago because they didnt have fees and then of course they started to charge !

I think if you go on the Martin Lewis Money website it will have up to date information I think one or two Banks still do no fees but it all depends on the type of account you have
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Old 29-10-2015, 10:06
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Originally Posted by mallorcaboy View Post
It's been ages since I went so can anyone remind me of the costs etc of taking cash out of a bank machine on a Debit Card. Thanks
It also depends on which banks cashpoint you use, some are free and others vary from around 1.50€ to 6€ but they all tell you how much it will cost at the beginning of the transaction .
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Old 29-10-2015, 10:26
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If you bank with Santander in the UK and use a Santander cash machine in Spain there are no charges.
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Old 29-10-2015, 21:15
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Or use a prepaid card like Caxton. No charge for hole in the wall and you can use it like any other visa/MasterCard.
You can top up up whenever you like and take advantage of the best exchange rates as I did when it was 1.41 euros. Some prepaid cards charge when taking money out of a bank machine but Caxton don't.
I have used this for the last couple of years with no problem at all as you pay in euros with no iffy exchange rate.
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