Canadian Currency Can't Be Used

Discussion in 'Online Stores and Purchases' started by geokilla, Apr 23, 2010.

  1. geokilla
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    geokilla GBAtemp Regular

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    Just made two separate orders for two Acekard 2i and I chose Canadian currency and the final cost is $11.56. However when I checkout via PayPal, it reverts back to US currency for a final total of $11.50 USD, meaning I have to pay $11.82 CAD. Is there a fix on this?
     
  2. Jay Boy

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    what's your paypal? I'll give you the 26 cents [​IMG]

    lolz aside, I'm pretty sure they only take USD, which makes sense.
     
  3. geokilla
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    geokilla GBAtemp Regular

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    When you buy lots, it adds up. When you resell, every little bit counts.

    I'm just wondering what's the point of having CAD if it can't be used. I've bought/sent money before via PayPal and I was able to do it with CAD. Say for example, this guy sent me $37 - PayPal fees. That money didn't get converted to USD.
     
  4. Costello

    Costello Headmaster

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    our shopping cart software only allows payments in USD.
    So you can shop on the website using any of the available currencies, but when you check out, it reverts back to USD.
    And then you get the Paypal conversion rates, which should be quite similar to the ones we have.

    Our currency rates are synchronized with an online currency webservice.
     
  5. Gunmaster51

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    I can't help but notice you say "our" when referring to Shoptemp's operations. I'm not entirely sure but is GBATemp part of Shoptemp now?
     
  6. tj_cool

    tj_cool Site dev

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    Shoptemp is just our main affiliate and it's part of the GBAtemp Network
    Other than that, they have nothing in common (not even owners)