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Thread poster: Tamara Zahran

Tamara Zahran  Identity Verified
Local time: 08:35
English to Arabic
Feb 15, 2010

Dear All,

I need the help of someone who lives outside the US and have a Moneybookers and a PayPal account to help me pay a colleague in the US. I gave her a small job and forgot about the new restrictions on Moneybookers, so now I can't send her the payment through them because she's in the US and I am outside, and PayPal doesn't work here in SA. If someone has accounts in both Moneybookers and PayPal and lives outside the US, I will send the money to them so they can send it to her through PayPal afterwards.

Thank you for your help.
Tamara


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Nicole Schnell  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 21:35
English to German
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Hello Tamara Feb 16, 2010

How about mailing a cashier's check per certified mail? This would certainly cost less than wire fees. Banks in the US also accept foreign checks without a problem. It just takes a little bit longer until the funds are available.

I am highly interested in this topic because I am in negotiations with a potential new client in your country and I might face a similar problem.


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Ronald van der Linden
Mexico
Local time: 23:35
Dutch to English
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other means Feb 16, 2010

You could also use www.moneygram.com, I found 4 branches in Jeddah, SA. And perhaps similar agencies exist?

Perhaps it's not the cheapest option, but paying wire fees for Moneybookers and Paypal, with their poor exchange rates would probably have the same effect? Even a normal bank transfer between SA and USA could work out to have the same transfer costs.

https://www.ikobo.com/north%20america/money-transfer-united-states.html
You can also send money with them to Saudi Arabia, so I'm guessing you can also send money to the US from Saudi Arabia.

And there are other options like this one.


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Anna Sylvia Villegas Carvallo
Mexico
Local time: 23:35
English to Spanish
You can use MoneyGram services... Feb 16, 2010

at Al-Amoudi Exchange, National Commercial Bank, and Quickpay.

Jeddah:
http://www.moneygram.com/eFindUs/app/?wicket:interface=wicket-0:1::


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Patricia Novelo  Identity Verified
Mexico
Local time: 23:35
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I offer you my account in PayPal I live in Mexico Feb 16, 2010

Tamara Zahran wrote:

Dear All,

I need the help of someone who lives outside the US and have a Moneybookers and a PayPal account to help me pay a colleague in the US. I gave her a small job and forgot about the new restrictions on Moneybookers, so now I can't send her the payment through them because she's in the US and I am outside, and PayPal doesn't work here in SA. If someone has accounts in both Moneybookers and PayPal and lives outside the US, I will send the money to them so they can send it to her through PayPal afterwards.

Thank you for your help.
Tamara


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