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skprog2112283dYep profound man never have i wanted to enter my credit card info for a trial
dejaime398283dThat's usually me. And then a friend goes and "hey, give Vultr a try, it's good and has a free trial"... I went there, yep, credit card required bs, but well, it was recommended, right?
A day later they started charging me for nothing.
Why did I make an exception? Exceptions are supposed to be catched...
Parzi4134283dThis is solved by one of those one-time-use burner gift Visa/Mastercards. Put like $1 on it. Use that instead.
Nanos8850283dI'm reminded of a company I know (Yes, that one I keep mentioning!) that always goes on about how you can get a month's free trial of its product.
Yet, in reality, what happens is..
You sign up, great, you use it for 27 days and then you close your account. (Yeah, so its a 4 weeks month, not a calendar month..)
Then you get billed for the next month in advance !
A load of waffle from them every time I bring it up in the last 30 years..
No one gets a refund, ever !
As such, I can't recommend their free trial, and I tell them, change it so its actually free, and I will recommend it !
But screw around customers with excuses as to why you billed them and took their money, no that isn't going to get you new customers.
And is part of the reason why they are losing customers, instead of gaining them.
Nanos8850282dSome places are wise to that, they won't let you use those burner cards. :-(
zemaitis1986282dJust use card with no balance and no overdraft.
suprano3849276dI don't think I'll find anything that best and accurately describes this. 😂😂😂
Pogromist2467256dYesterday it happened 😂😂😂
I've signed up before and cancelled before the 30th day (Some if you read the small print, its 28 days..) and still got charged !
Then never got my money back..
See I'm at the other end of the bell curve, I'm the person that has trouble 99% of the time. :-)
The two account thing is a bit like how I advise folk who have a Paypal account, link it to yet another bank account that you only put money it for Paypal payments.
Not your main account where if something goes wrong, you lose everything..
Ideally in another bank, as the small print for many banks say, if you go overdrawn on one account, they can take money out of another..
semen-atic3347248dI generally do this most of time.
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