How do other non-US people get paid from Amazon?
I was setup to get paid in gift certificates (I live in the UK) and got an unexpected payment of $59. I then found I could only buy books, CDs or DVDs. What with shipping costs and custom fees this seems a bad idea.
I'm therefore thinking of switching to $ cheque (like Mark). There is no fee for a cheque if you live outside the US but you still have the cost of turning it into your local currency. My bank charges a large amount to pay in a $ cheque. I'm therefore looking at opening a dollar account.
All in all it makes Amazon relatively unattractive compared to Adsense who pay direct to your foreign bank in local currency with zero fee.
I'm also set up to get paid in gift certificates. Seems fine for the moment, i.e. short term and while the payouts are small and infrequent. It's good to learn that I can get $ cheques and open a $ bank account in the UK when the big money starts coming in .. lol
I've been using Adsense for years on my website and yes, payment with them is so easy - straight into any bank account.
by ns12096 years ago
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by Alison Graham6 years ago
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by Juliette Kando4 years ago
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by Doc Wordinger2 months ago
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by Susana S6 years ago
Feeling pretty stressed out right now . Was looking at my bank account today and found to my horror that the amazon cheque I paid in about 10 days ago has bounced (been reversed). I called the bank and they said it was...
by jenblacksheep6 years ago
This is mainly directed at people in the UK. How do you have your payment methods set on Amazon? I'm coming up to earning $50 and currently have it set on something like $100 check, but I really need the money. I know...
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