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ATM foreign card charges

Post by zorbas2 » Thu Aug 23, 2018 10:56 am

I remarked, that since about beginning of July the ATM's in the area (Piraeus and Euronet) charge me suddenly a fee.
This is not the case in Kalamata at Attiki and Alpha. I haven't tried Piraeus in Kalamata yet.
Does anyone now of an ATM in the area not taking these fees?
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Re: ATM foreign card charges

Post by Stella » Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:39 am

Word on the street is that the Alpha ATM at Manicars is the only one not yet charging. Of course, this could have changed in the last few days!

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Post by zorbas2 » Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:55 am

Oh thanks Stella! I also found out that the Alpha ATM in Kardamyli is not yet charging...
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Re: ATM foreign card charges

Post by Marco » Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:12 am

Another way to fleece us, already the exchange rate when using ATM's in the area are very poor, around 10% less than the bank and 6% less than the rate in Greek cities.
Fuel is close to 20c more expensive than Kalamata and 15c more expensive than further down the peninsular.

Planning of where you withdraw cash, if you withdraw cash, where you fill your car becomes more important.

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Re: ATM foreign card charges

Post by accystanred » Fri Aug 24, 2018 1:52 pm

I don't quite understand the locations of where these ATM's are. Are they in Stoupa? If not are the Stoupa ATM's still free?

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Re: ATM foreign card charges

Post by zorbas2 » Mon Aug 27, 2018 2:54 pm

The ATM's we're talking about are all over the place. Kalamata, Kardamyli, Stoupa and Agios Nikolaos.
For me the charges depend on the bank I am going...
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Re: ATM foreign card charges

Post by sixth snapper » Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:20 pm

Today the ATM at Manicars is charging €3 and Katarena S M €2.50.

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Post by zorbas2 » Fri Mar 01, 2019 10:15 am

Since some weeks the Alpha ATM's are charging me also 2,50. They were free before...
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Re: ATM foreign card charges

Post by Bracke » Wed Mar 06, 2019 12:23 pm

Last year ATM of some banks charged a fee for withdrawals. Alpha was the only one who did not.
It's very anoying! :oops:

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Re: ATM foreign card charges

Post by accystanred » Wed Mar 06, 2019 5:40 pm

Just returned from Poland where Euronet charged me £3.93 transaction fee to withdraw the equivalent of £73.00 from an ATM. The exchange rate was very poor also. Beware!

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