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Some (many?) parts of the EU use a Giro system instead of a check system. A giro system is a pull-based system whereas a check system is a push-based system. In a giro system, if you want to collect money from someone, you send them a payment form they fill in and return. The form has their banking details. You then use the payment form to pull the money ...


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Check-like mechanisms are not common. Cash and bank transfers work well. A postal address is simply not sufficient to make a payment (unless you want ro mail cash, which is a bad idea). In person, cash is the only common payment method. If one party is a merchant they might have a card terminal, but that is just a convenient frontend for a bank transfer. In ...


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