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Switching bank - easy or pita?

Thinking about switching to a new bank but the hassle of setting up new direct debits & ebilling etc fills me with dread. Am I right in assumig this or is it actually quite straightforward here?

According to https://www.credit-suisse.com/media/...service-en.pdf it seems direct debits/payments are included in their switch service, but as with anything I guess the devil is in the details.

If anyone has experience in switching accounts I would really appreciate your feedback on how complex/straightforward it was. Thanks!
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Re: Switching bank - easy or pita?

I think that the reason you've had no response yet is because not many people have done this and I would ask why? I've not heard anything bad about any of the banks here and as far as I can tell, the services and offers are pretty much the same.


Having said that and knowing CS (I'm with them) I'm guessing it would be pretty straightforward.
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I think that the reason you've had no response yet is because not many people have done this and I would ask why? .
Good question...Iím currently paying for an account but have access to a corporate offer of 2 yearsí free banking.

Iíve held back for a long time due to the possible hassle not being worth the c. chf400 saving, but as Iíve had a few annoying experiences recently with my current bank itís prompted me to have a rethink.
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Re: Switching bank - easy or pita?

I can print out my standing orders from my bankís web-site. I can open an account with another bank.

Cancel my standing orders and empty accounts with bank transfer to new account. Set up new standing orders..

Bobís your uncle.
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I can print out my standing orders from my bankís web-site. I can open an account with another bank.

Cancel my standing orders and empty accounts with bank transfer to new account. Set up new standing orders..

Bobís your uncle.

Agreed, but is Bob a nice friendly uncle, or one that takes up more time than heís worth and a bit annoying?!
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Re: Switching bank - easy or pita?

If you take it in steps, and not try to do everything in one day, Bob can be a really nice guy. Try to do it overnight; Bobís a bit of a jerk.
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Who is Bob?
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