Overseas Card Transaction Fees

Transactions made overseas or through an overseas based online merchant will incur up to 3.25% foreign transaction fee.

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Foreign Currency Retail Transaction
  • 2.8% fee on the converted Singapore Dollar Amount using a VISA/MasterCard Credit Card for foreign currency transactions.
  • 3% fee on the converted Singapore Dollar Amount using a American Express Credit Card for foreign currency transactions.
  • 3.25% fee on the converted Singapore Dollar Amount using a VISA/MasterCard/UnionPay Debit Card for foreign currency transactions.
Dynamic Currency Conversion
DCC exchange rates include Foreign Exchange rates charged by the respective card association as well as a fee paid to the merchant by the DCC operator.

  • 1% fee on the converted Singapore Dollar Amount using a VISA/MasterCard Credit Card for foreign currency transactions.
  • 2.8% fee on the converted Singapore Dollar Amount using a VISA/MasterCard Debit Card for foreign currency transactions.

Note: The exchange rate used for Dynamic Currency Conversion transactions are generally less favourable than performaing a Foreign Currency Retail Transaction.

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