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# 789
05-20-2013, 12:39 PM
Originally Posted by thecosmic1 View Post
That's an issue for Skrill, as they're the UK-based company demanding it be paid in Euros.
All the options that I've used charge in Euro's rather than Sterling, not just Skrill.

Originally Posted by axellightning
I don't think its tax he is referring to; just that why do people form the UK have to pay in Euro when we don't use Euro. And also the exchange rate is changing all the time. So its not exactly a fixed price we pay for anything that is bought for STO.
I'm not sure what the actual issue is, the exchange rate doesn't change that much so it's not like the effect is huge and even if it was, the exchange rate between USD and Sterling changes all the time anyway so you'd have the same problem unless they charged in Sterling. Seeing as the population of the E.U. is 7-8 times that of the U.K. I can see why they charge in Euro's rather than Sterling as they'll be getting a lot more E.U customers than U.K.
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