This is the difficult-to-spell payment method developed by various Dutch banks to make online payments via your own bank (ABN AMRO, Fortis, ING, Rabobank and SNS). It is, says the iDEAL website, a ‘fast, reliable and efficient’ way to buy all sorts of products and services on the internet. Pity that no-one has come up with a way to avoid us clicking through endless pages to get to the book, CD or flight we want only to be told there is a system error and would we please go back and start again. websiteAll typical untranslatable Dutch words and expressions translated in the Dictionairy of Dutchness
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