Stamp Community Family of Web Sites
Stamp Community Forum
Username:
Password:
Save Password
Forgot your Password?

Welcome Guest! Need help? Got a question? Inherit some stamps?
Our stamp forum is completely free! Register Now!

What the Heck is a 'Eurocent'?  
 

 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
Author Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
Pillar Of The Community
United States
848 Posts
Posted 02/16/2017   10:26 am  Show Profile Check Stamps1962's eBay Listings Bookmark this topic Add Stamps1962 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Message
I did an online transaction with a dealer in France yesterday for around 260 Euros. The invoice is showing I was charged that, plus .40 in 'Eurocents'.

OK, what is a Eurocent? Is that the equivalent of a cent here? If so I wonder why I got charged this extra amount. It is negligible and not a financial issue but my curiosity is piqued.

Ideas?
Send note to Staff

Valued Member
United States
209 Posts
Posted 02/16/2017   10:31 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Neeskens13 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
100 Eurocents = 1 Euro
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Valued Member
Australia
410 Posts
Posted 02/16/2017   10:32 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add YeaPolska to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
One hundredth of a euro. You'd have to do a google to find out the exchange rate for dollars/euros
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United States
848 Posts
Posted 02/16/2017   11:05 am  Show Profile Check Stamps1962's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Stamps1962 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
I paid using a third party set up to process a credit card. I suspect this surcharge was a service fee for the processing. It did not specify what it was for. will just assume it, not worth any worry.
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
Pillar Of The Community
United States
4026 Posts
Posted 02/16/2017   11:07 am  Show Profile Check Petert4522's eBay Listings Bookmark this reply Add Petert4522 to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Any time you have a credit card transaction with a foreign country you generally pay a fee like that.

Peter
Send note to Staff  Go to Top of Page
  Previous Topic Topic Next Topic  
 
To participate in the forum you must log in or register.
United States Postal Service, Now on eBay!United States Postal Service, Now on eBay!
New Forum Topics Recently Active Forum Topics
  Calling any platers of 1857 10 cent type V #35
  Rocky Mountain Stamp Show ROMPEX
  Plate Block Album and Mounting Suggestions
  Unknown #483 Plate Number ?
  Mexico Official stamp?
  Lots of old fakes and forgeries out there.
  Free British Stamp Exhibitions Catalogue
  British Stamp Exhibitions Catalogue
  china 1941-1945 airpost
  3 Latvia 1909 Postcards--Same Model, Same Props, Different Poses
  Panama first day cover scott 258 from Czerna C. Lafler collection
  Washington 2 Cent What stamp should I look for ؟
  Help! Russian Wrapper, what sender destination?
  How many proofs are in circulation..?
  Need help with Romania charity stamp.
  Amelia Earhart Overprint Mexican stamp
  Is This Newspaper Stamp PR22, 69, or 88
  Stamp Insider for March–April 2017
  strange half Danish stamp on German postcard
  Some oddities from my album
  Belgium and Luxembourg Stamp Catalogs
  That Wonderful Global Shipping Program
  1893 US 2c Columbian stamp, possible Error of Color or aged?
  Apfelbaum's Corner Is Back
  Identify bluish paper "on the fly"

  Unknown #483 Plate Number ?
  How many pages to you print
  SC#367 Lincoln thread on back
  Calling any platers of 1857 10 cent type V #35
  Amusement Parks & Bath Houses
  Identify bluish paper "on the fly"
  In Flight Experiences and Airport Experiences
  British Stamp Exhibitions Catalogue
  strange half Danish stamp on German postcard
  Plate Block Album and Mounting Suggestions
  Cover Calendar for month and day -PICS
  Poland Stamps : On Album Pages.
  Mexico Official stamp?
  Bugs, Insects, & Creepy Crawlies
  Rocky Mountain Stamp Show ROMPEX
  Lots of old fakes and forgeries out there.
  1962 Great Britain Stampex Sheet
  Oregon state revenue
  5c Columbian Double Transfer?
  Some oddities from my album
  BRIDGES,BRIDGES,BRIDGES! on stamps
  Mathematics on stamps
  advice on selling collection of 2300 Austria
  How can I tell if a stamp on cover has a watermark?
  Help! Russian Wrapper, what sender destination?

Disclaimer: While a tremendous amount of effort goes into ensuring the accuracy of the information contained in this site, Stamp Community assumes no liability for errors. Copyright 2005 - 2017 Stamp Community Family - All rights reserved worldwide. Use of any images or content on this website without prior written permission of Stamp Community or the original lender is strictly prohibited.
Privacy Policy / Terms of Use    Advertise Here
Stamp Community Forum © 2007 - 2014 Stamp Community Forums Go To Top Of Page
It took 0.38 seconds to lick this stamp. Powered By: Snitz Forums 2000 Version 3.4.05