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# 1 can't pay for zen in GBP???
07-15-2012, 04:17 AM
hello, i seem to be unable to to find an option to pay in GBP for zen. keeps trying to get me to pay in euro. i was able to pay for cpoints in GBP. am i doing something wrong??

also seems more expensive than it was before from my rough workings out......

Last edited by wazzagiow; 07-15-2012 at 04:22 AM.
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# 2
07-15-2012, 05:06 AM
for EEC countries PWE offer purchase option in the most common one, which at the moment is EURO.

Additionally since they have servers based in europe, they must charge VAT, this is done at the rate of 15%, the minimum required by EEC law.

So yes we brits have a double whammy of conversion from sterling to euro and also paying VAT.

See here for relevant calculations and potential explanation of any discrepency: http://sto-forum.perfectworld.com/sh...&postcount=127

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# 3
07-15-2012, 05:58 AM
so 5000+300 45euro

45 euro = is about 35 GBP (35.39 when i looked earlier) then 15% (5.25 ish) ?40.25 tax then maybe 2%(0.80 ish) card charge for the exchange rate transaction.

so just over 41 pounds?? dose that sound right??


also on https://billing.perfectworld.com/exchange it says 5 zen is 4 zen in sto, is that correct ??? because i thought that with the changes they was making it was meant to become a flat rate. so 5 = 5.

Last edited by wazzagiow; 07-15-2012 at 08:21 AM.
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