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Paypal or other methods to get paid?

Postby ryanx » 29 Mar 2016, 00:13

I am hoping to provide online English lessons through Skype or other videoconferencing platforms to Taiwanese students but as I am not living in Taiwan, is there a way to recieve payments such as Paypal? Is Paypal popular in Taiwan or used by Taiwanese to pay for goods or services? Is there an alternative?

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Re: Paypal or other methods to get paid?

Postby taiwanfriend » 20 Apr 2016, 15:15

paypal is good .. even if your students don't have one they can pay by debit/credit card in paypal
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Re: Paypal or other methods to get paid?

Postby Ricarte » 21 Apr 2016, 14:01

How about the currency conversion? Does Paypal do it automatically? If so, what rate they use?
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Re: Paypal or other methods to get paid?

Postby HenHaoChi » 21 Apr 2016, 14:56

I think they convert automatically, and the rate is not the best. Paypal make up for a slightly unfair rate by being widely used. The tradeoff is still worth it, IMO.

They tend to count funds in your home currency. Not sure on the specifics.
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