Any better alternatives to realdebrid?

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  1. Ampsterdamn

    Ampsterdamn Newbie

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    So, realdebrid still provides the same functionality that it always has and I do enjoy their points system that allows you to get a free month here or there BUT...

    Their whole billing system is starting to come off unpleasant. So, first off, they charge you in euros, which then means you have to guess what your true cost will be when they convert. For the 180 day option, it normally comes out to like $18 and some change. But then, that is never final. The charge normally stays pending on your account for like 5-7 days and when they do finally complete the transaction, they normally increase it by a couple cents AND you get charged an additional, separate charge for a currency exchange by your billing institution.

    It kind of comes off to me that they kind of wait to send through the final amount until the rates are really in their favor, which means you never see a decrease in the original amount they charged you, always an increase.

    Also, they don’t offer PayPal, which I’m guessing must be due to PP having received complaints. Never understand why folks can’t be happy with charging you what they said they would and leaving it at that.

    So, with all that said, are there any other sites that provide more transparent billing and some form of customer service (RD has no support line or email)?

    I’ve heard about AllDebrid, but don’t know if they’re any better.

    Any suggestions would be appreciated.

    Just to reiterate, their site is great most of the time but I like transparency when it comes to billing, along with clear support channels.
     
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  3. Wuji

    Wuji Ultrasonic

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    I use alldebrid. They also offer a points system although I can't say much about long term expectations as I only use it for six weeks or so. But so far it's all working well. Can't say anything about payment in any other currency than Euros as this is my local currency.

    They also don't offer PayPal but I think that is because PP has pretty strict rules on what services they support and anything halfway looking shady will not get supported by them. So it really isn't a sign that a service is scamy it's just because the service might be questionable.
    But they offer AmazonPay which might be as good for many people.

    They also offer a 7 day trial.
     
  4. minozheros

    minozheros Kapellmeister

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    I am using debriditalia.com.. it is 24€/year which is pretty good i think. it does have some flaws though but uploaded.to links work 99% of the time.
     
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  5. Ampsterdamn

    Ampsterdamn Newbie

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    All great points. Scammy would be the wrong word. I guess those of us across the water have certain different issues to deal with when it comes to using the dollar.
     
  6. Ampsterdamn

    Ampsterdamn Newbie

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    that’s a great yearly price. Gotta check me out.
     
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