1. Archer

    Transferring money overseas, what service/company to use

    Most likely I'll be transferring my last few cents from SA to NL soon, just wanted to know what decent ways there are to do this for amounts above 100k? Last time (>2 years ago) I used Incompass, are they still legit? I get nervous when working with (what is for me) large amounts of money I'll...
  2. N

    BEngTech degrees by UJ

    Hello, I would like to know how the BEngTech degrees by UJ would fare overseas in countries like Canada? What is this degree and the BEngTech honours degree equivalent there? What type of work will I get? I’m a 2nd year civil student and would like to find work there when I graduate with the...
  3. skimread

    How do you keep a prepaid cellphone number from being disconnected if not on network

    I have a prepaid cellphone number. It is prepaid and doesn't get signal overseas. Is there a way I can use it to roam overseas or not get it disconnected if I am overseas let say for year or more.
  4. S

    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...
  5. D

    Questions about travelling overseas.

    Hi For a while I've been thinking about taking a trip overseas at a European county (a life long dream because you only live once, right?). But my biggest concern after doing some research is getting my visa application denied. I've started saving up some money for the trip. My questions are...
  6. H

    Cheapest way to move money into SA (paying bond form overseas salary)

    I've searched but got no clear ideas on this. Has anyone got recent experience moving relatively large sums into SA? Context is, working in Aus, want to send lumps back a couple of times a year into SA account to pay a bond in SA from. Options that have come up are: paypal moneygram or...
  7. X

    Exchange Foreign Currency

    I visited Denmark and Thailand quite some time ago. Although I have not exchanged the currency back to South African Rand. It's been over two years now and wondered if I could exchange the currency now. What are the rules/laws regarding this. Is this money useless to me now? Any help with...
  8. B

    Importing blackberry from china

    Hi guys, I know that many people have already posted about this topic but there's so much that somehow I am lost. So I'd like to order 2 blackberry 9530 from China.The total goods value ( including the shipping fees) is R 2180. So my questions are: 1. Do I need to declare it knowing that...
  9. LazyLion

    Should I buy an iPhone or iPad in the USA?

    I'm going to be there in 20 days. I know I will find it cheaper there than here. But is there any point? Will I have to jailbreak it to bring it back to SA? I would rather not have to do that. If I can buy it and bring it back here and have it work out of the box... that would be great!
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    Credit Card - which one is most affordable for overseas use?

    Hi guys, I'm going to go overseas at the end of the year to Spain for 3 weeks on holiday. I'm thinking of taking a credit card instead of going through Rennies for a huge amount of forex. I will still get some forex for the taxi cab fare and other small expenses in Spain before I leave SA...
  11. S

    Purchasing new PS3 slim from Malaysia

    Hey guys. I am going for holiday to Malaysia in a few weeks time, and was considering purchasing the new PS3 Slim from there. I'd just like to know if there are any issues I need to be aware of when buying the PS3 Slim from there, and what advice you guys can give me (except from XBox...