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Villa Rentals - Safe Payment Methods

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Villa Rentals - Safe Payment Methods

Hi, can anyone suggest the best/safest way to pay a deposit for a villa to secure a booking. I've had conflicting advise about using bank transfers but can't think of a better method - maybe Credit/Debit card or Paypal?



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1. Re: Villa Rentals - Safe Payment Methods


What do you mean 'conflicting advise about using bank transfers'?

It is safe and simple but will cost between £9 and £30 depending on which bank you use (typically £20 to £25) but has no 'insurance' if the owner lets you down.

Credit card is simplest and cheapest and has an element of insurance but is the owner set up to accept them?

Debit cards are non-starter in this situation as is Pay-Pal as people in Kenya can register to pat via Pay-Pal but cannot register to receive payments

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