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    Untrustworthy Business Yoco

    Has anyone ever dealt with the company called Yoco? If you never have then I envy you. Don't use this company if you have international clients. Firstly if you have an international client and send them a custom payment link then Yoco doesn't change the currency to whatever currency your client...
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    Investing on international exchanges - Please Advise

    So, I am already investing through Easy Equities both locally and in USD, but I have my eye on a stock that's only listed on the London Stock Exchange. Any advice out there as to the best route to take to invest on international stock exchanges? Some considerations: Will be investing for long...
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    Inernational Transfer for once off payment

    I am traveling to turkey and need to make a payment to my agent in turkey, I have all the required banking details. What would be the best most economical option to get the funds into the account? (preferably tried and tested options) I tried TransferWise only to find SA cards are not allowed...
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    International forex advice

    What's the best and most cost effective payment method during overseas travel? The capitec card seems to be the cheapest when it comes to exchange rates and extra fees on foreign purchases. Would a capitec credit/debit card be a better option than taking a prepaid forex card? Will there be...
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    [2019] Question about ordering from Amazon in South Africa

    I've never ordered anything internationally before and I really don't understand the procedure. I hear a lot of thieving that occurs in Johannesburg and I don't want to risk anything without knowing the facts. So I hear Amazon uses a private courier- for the standard international shipping...
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    Best way to paying for things overseas

    Hi. I'll be travelling to Dubai soon for work for a few months. What's the cheapest and/or easiest way to pay for stuff abroad. I have a standard bank credit card but i heard the fees are high when swiping overseas. Are there any other international credit cards or payment facilities that would...
  7. Rouxenator

    Travelling to Mauritius - what booze/food can I take with?

    Total noob here when it comes to international travel... Our family of 3 has been given the chance to go to Mauritius for a week in November. We already sorted out passports and un-abridged birth certificate and our accommodation and transport that side is sorted out. However I have a few...
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    Cheapest courier to send international parcels?

    Hi everyone, I'm new to this forum so hope I'm posting in the right category :) I'm busy launching my own little online store and would like to market to international clients too. My problem is delivering the items there without the courier charges being more than the actual item and still...
  9. NeonNinja

    No more international cricket?

    Cricket West Indies urges caution against 'doomsday' T20 scenario Cricket's doomsday scenario, where domestic T20 leagues wipe out international matches, has become the subject of a discussion paper prepared by Cricket West Indies (CWI), ostensibly on the evolution of Twenty20 and how...
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    Paying on Amazon please help

    Literally having the worst time trying to pay for my order on the US Amazon.com using my FNB Life Start MasterCard... I know I'm not "meant" to be able to use this card for international card payments (according to FNB) but I've never ever had a problem with it paying to my Amazon Web Services...
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    Best ISP for International Latency?

    Hi everybody, I'm on the verge of having my Telkom Fibre installed this week and I'm looking to take advantage of the lowered latency. I play a lot of Dota 2 on European and SEA servers and I was wondering which ISP could give me the best international latency in Johannesburg? I used to get...
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    High Latency to EU Blizzard Servers - Afrihost 4mb capped

    Hi gentlemen and ladies After having a really pleasant time playing the Overwatch beta and getting around 160 - 180ms on my 4mb capped Afrihost line, I was rather unpleasantly surprised to discover that after the game's launch, I am now getting around 300ms. Using Blizzard's looking glass...
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    MTN Once-Off International Bundle - RIPOFF!

    When using the MTNza Mobile Application, it requires you to authorise the the application to collect data from your account; this is a BLACK SCREEN with text in the middle and a REJECT/ACCEPT prompt. Now after I open the application to check my Prepaid balance, POPS up another BLACK screen...
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    Gaming on fibre

    Hi guys I ordered my 100 mbps fibre line a few days ago (webafrica/telkom) but with probably a few days/weeks left to wait before actually getting it is killing me. I want to know what gaming is like on fibre. If you have a 100 or 40 mbps line can you play on international servers without...
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    Travelling to the States - International Sim card/Local Provider?

    Morning fellow forumites, So im travelling to the States on Fri for 3 weeks, and i need to have access to data(wifi should be available, but data needed for google maps, uber, etc). I'm on a VC contract, and i know there are some roaming options available, but not sure how it works out...
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    Transferring money to myself while in the UK

    I will be going to London for six months early next year. I intend on opening a bank account there, and then transferring money to myself. However, I heard from Standard Bank today that it is only possible to transfer money overseas in person. In other words, I have to personally go to a...
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    Swiss bank account

    Hi all, who can help me with the opening of a swiss bank account? At least an explanation of different account type also with not too big of an initial deposit. Point me in the right direction, a company name, phone number, etc... Much appreciated.
  18. Palladium

    Information Systems consultant / implementer - data systems

    Location: Johannesburg / Pretoria though suitably qualified candidates preferring to work from East London may apply REPORTS TO: Regional MIS Advisor ABOUT FUTURES GROUP: Futures Group Global is an international organization headquartered in Washington, DC, that provides management...
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    How to start a buyers club?

    Hi everybody, Given the prohibitively expensive international shipping rates for some products I thought it would be nice to start a buyers club where people could meet and share the fixed cost of shipping by ordering in bulk. What do you think would be the simplest yet effective way of going...
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    Need advice regarding buying unlocked phone in US for use in South Africa

    Hi all.. I am new to this forum, so apologize if this topic has been covered. I will be travelling to the US and would like to purchase an unlocked cell phone to bring home with me to SA (either HTC one or Samsung Galaxy S5) I will have to renew a data contract (probably with Vodacom) but not...
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