money transfer to a German bank account
Thread poster: natuke
natuke
Local time: 23:03
English to Russian
Jan 26, 2007

Hi
Do you know a cheaper way to transfer money to a German bank account. I have to pay one person and the only way she recieves money is via bank transfer. I live in Lithuania but I have a bank account in US and a paypal account, is it possible to send through the internet without help of our local bank? (the amount is so small that the international bank transfer fee almost doubles the amount that I need to spend.


Direct link Reply with quote
 

erika rubinstein  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:03
Member (2011)
English to Russian
+ ...
If you have a Lithuanian bank account, you Jan 26, 2007

can just transfer with IBAN and BIC to a german one.

Direct link Reply with quote
 
xxxMarc P  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:03
German to English
+ ...
money transfer to a German bank account Jan 26, 2007

erika rubinstein wrote:

can just transfer with IBAN and BIC to a german one.


You can. But if the transfer is not in Euros, as is likely to be the case for a transfer from Lithuania, the bank is entitled to levy transfer and conversion charges which, as Natuke says, may be disproportionate to the transfer amount.

Marc


Direct link Reply with quote
 

erika rubinstein  Identity Verified
Local time: 22:03
Member (2011)
English to Russian
+ ...
Normally they don't charge in the EU. Jan 26, 2007

I transfer sometimes money to Estonia and I don't pay anything for that.

Direct link Reply with quote
 

Gillian Searl  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 21:03
Member (2004)
German to English
The German banks don't charge Jan 26, 2007

but for example the UK ones do - don'T get me started!
Gillian


Direct link Reply with quote
 

Sergei Tumanov  Identity Verified
Local time: 23:03
English to Russian
+ ...
this is because we in Estonia pay for this! Jan 26, 2007

erika rubinstein wrote:

I transfer sometimes money to Estonia and I don't pay anything for that.


I live in Estonia and I can only say that it is because we pay for such generosity of German banks :0)

The following extract is taken from the Hansapank pricelist

https://www.hanza.net/cgi-bin/hanzanet

qte

International payments
1. Outgoing
...
2. Incoming

2.1 In Estonian kroons
2.1.1 incoming international payment EEK 30
2.1.2 incoming group payment free of charge

2.2 In foreign currency

2.2.1incoming international payment EEK 90
2.2.2 incoming EU-payment EEK 90
2.1.2 incoming group payment free of charge

uqte

roe : 1 euro = 15.64 eek

[Edited at 2007-01-26 14:04]


Direct link Reply with quote
 


To report site rules violations or get help, contact a site moderator:


You can also contact site staff by submitting a support request »

money transfer to a German bank account

Advanced search







PerfectIt consistency checker
Faster Checking, Greater Accuracy

PerfectIt helps deliver error-free documents. It improves consistency, ensures quality and helps to enforce style guides. It’s a powerful tool for pro users, and comes with the assurance of a 30-day money back guarantee.

More info »
WordFinder
The words you want Anywhere, Anytime

WordFinder is the market's fastest and easiest way of finding the right word, term, translation or synonym in one or more dictionaries. In our assortment you can choose among more than 120 dictionaries in 15 languages from leading publishers.

More info »



Forums
  • All of ProZ.com
  • Term search
  • Jobs
  • Forums
  • Multiple search