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Master Geek
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Topic # 34659 27-May-2009 09:48
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I've been trying to make a purchase from the Geekzone Software Store using a NZ Post Prezzy Card and it keeps declining. There are enough funds on the card allowing for currency conversion from US $29.95 to NZD which is $47.96. There is $50 on the card

I thought the Prezzy Card worked like a Visa.

Any ideas why it won't work?


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 218353 27-May-2009 15:45
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You might want to check the conversion, it might be more than you think, allowing for conversion fees e.t.c.

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  Reply # 218380 27-May-2009 17:11
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Rember that for all foreign transactions you incur credit card processing fees of around 2.5% minimum and typically get a bad exchange rate.


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Master Geek
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  Reply # 218523 28-May-2009 07:44
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Thank you both for your replies. I checked the NZ Post page and the currency conversion fee is 3.5% and with a bad exchange rate it's possible that there's not quite enough money on the card. I'll have to use my Mastercard instead.

Thanks again guys =)

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