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Re: Transferring money between two bank accounts across borders

From: Sebastian Durandeu <sebastiandurandeu@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:26:26 +0000
Message-ID: <CACPv_3u0te0Fdsvk3rxvN77XMqn1HQHgXNUXppeXEs0tC-iTwg@mail.gmail.com>
To: Web Payments <public-webpayments@w3.org>
Probably TransferWise <https://transferwise.com/>is a good option. It's not
free, but cheaper than a wire transfer. Notice it does not support all
currencies.

On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 4:13 PM, David Nicol <davidnicol@gmail.com> wrote:

> the "paper check."
>
> These things, aside from predating computers, actually predate paper
> money, at least in Europe, having their origins in schemes relying on
> trusted account-holding entities (primarily, AIUI, in Amsterdam) to avoid
> hauling a lot of silver around in sailing ships.
>
> A paper check allows transfer of money across borders between two bank
> accounts, and is inexpensive or free.
>
> The clearing of the check may take multiple days, but that isn't one of
> Brent's criteria here.
>
> On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 2:35 AM, Brent Shambaugh <
> brent.shambaugh@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> I am wondering. Is there a financial product that allows for transfer of
>> money across borders between two bank accounts? The answer I know of, but
>> do not prefer, is a wire transfer due to its expense. Is there inexpensive
>> or free?
>
>
Received on Thursday, 14 December 2017 16:35:45 UTC

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