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A billing question

Discussion in 'UHall' started by jack flash uk, Jul 28, 2010.

  1. jack flash uk

    jack flash uk Crazed Zealot
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    I live in the uk and to pay for 6 months it will cost me £47.99 via the uo billing subs option

    HOWEVER!!!

    in the US in Dollars it cost $59.99 for the same gametime

    with the current currency conversion that equates to £38.94 (expedia)

    BUT

    i cannot get this rate as i am not living in the USA

    how is this fair?

    on uogamecodes. i pay $38.99 for 3 months but there is NO option to pay $59.99 for the 6 months

    SO CAL, can you send me a link pls so i can take advantage of this great US dollars saving!!!

    i will be more than willing to pay for 6 months at a time at the cost of £38.94 or there abouts!
     
  2. Mapper

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  3. RedRum

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    I live in Washington state and pay almost $64 for 6months of gameplay due to taxes. Maybe you should have a teaparty and see if the rate goes down. ;)
     
  4. Taylor

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    This is my guess: it's because the cost of living is higher in the UK. Houses cost more, food costs more, and services (e.g., games) cost more.
     
  5. Tazar

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    Considering the exchange rate between different currencies varies constantly... trying to tie a fixed-rate service cost in US$ to an equivalent fixed-rate service cost in another currency is not possible.

    Instead, companies generally price their service according to similarly priced products in the local marketplace.
     
  6. LordDrago

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    Payback for BP spilling all that oil?

    sorry, couldn't help it.

    But I think Tazar has it right.
     
  7. jack flash uk

    jack flash uk Crazed Zealot
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    the price is as of today of course, but $59.99 is fixed, so unless something really silly happens, to convert $59.99 to £ will be less than the £47.99 i have to pay now whatever the exchange rate

    soooooo

    how about EA lets me pay $59.99 instead of £47.99
     
  8. Babble

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    Nope, they changed the bug they had in their billing system 1-2 years ago.
    Makes UO now the same price as wow.
    If you buy the codes though it is cheaper.
     
  9. yars

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    sounds like that european union is working out swell, wait til theres one for north america :p