How to Minimise Transaction Fees*

 

'A Way to Bank Free of Maintenance and Transaction Fees' offers personal current account customers the opportunity to qualify for maintenance and transaction free banking. Click here to see how you can qualify.

 

If you don't qualify for maintenance and transaction free banking, you can still reduce the level of your fees by using automated/self service transactions whenever possible:
 

For example:

  • Use your AIB Debit card when you are making purchases in euro. It is more economical than writing cheques or making paper cash withdrawals.

  • When you use your AIB Debit card and request cashback as part of the same transaction, you pay for only one transaction rather than two. (The cashback facility is at the discretion of the retailer.)

  • Use AIB Phone & Internet Banking** to pay bills, transfer funds from one account to another or check the balance and transactions on your account. This is less expensive than cheques or paper withdrawals and more convenient.

  • Alternatively you can now pay a wide range of bills by direct debit for example; utilities, insurance, mortgages, subscriptions etc. This will save you money and ensure that your bills are always paid on time.

  • Use your AIB Debit card for euro cash withdrawals. This is cheaper than cheques or paper withdrawals and more convenient (please note some ATM providers may charge an additional fee for this service).

  • Use an AIB Credit card to pay for goods and services in over 40,000 outlets in Ireland. When you receive your credit card statement, you can clear your account using AIB Phone & Internet Banking** or by direct debit.

  • Standing Orders can be set-up, amended and cancelled free of charge via AIB Phone & Internet Banking.

 

* Certain other charges may still apply; see 'A Guide to Fees and Charges for Personal Accounts'
** AIB Phone & Internet Banking includes AIB Phone Banking, AIB Internet Banking (AIB Tablet Banking and AIB Mobile Banking)

 

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