Not content with whacking a charge on ATM machines everytime you withdraw cash, Caixabank has now announced a second €2 which will be applied at their end. And other Spanish banks admit they are mulling the charge over. So if you use a Caixabank card to withdraw cash from any hole in the wall, you get charged €2. And if the hole in the wall machine doesn’t belong to Caixabank, you get another charge from Continue reading Banks to start charging you DOUBLE to use hole in the wall machines→
According to a study published today, the average Spanish charge to use your credit card at a hole in the wall that doesn’t belong to your bank is now 3,5€, double what it was before the crisis. Adicae, the people behind the study, reminds holidaymakers to plan ahead about where best to withdraw cash when on holiday – after all, 10 withdrawals in a fortnights holiday is equal to 35€ in commission. Check your conditions Continue reading ATM charges double in the last years→
Someone blew up the Cajamar in Los Gallardos last night, in an attempt to force open the ATM machine. In the process, they took out the front window and entrance to the bank. Tried to get a photo but there were far too many coppers around looking efficient, and so slunk away.
Bankia the bank is being forced to close a load of offices across Spain. Well, it’s bankrupt, nationalised, and burning billions of euros of taxpayers cash a year, so some of its overpaid and useless staff are being laid off. Anyway, clients of Bankia on the Baleric Island of Menorca are up in arms after Bankia announced all three of its offices on the small island will close next week. Instead, Bankia clients are cordially Continue reading Bankia tells its Menorcan clients to come to Majorca→