Paying bills?

gracielle

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We may see the day when our utility companies do the same. It's an unnecessary waste of paper in the digital age, and they know it.
I gladly pay a fee to have paper statements mailed to me as I do in California. I only live there 90 days out of the year and my neighbor picks up my mail and pays my bills.
 
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jantango

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lunar

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I gladly pay a fee to have paper statements mailed to me as I do in California. I only live there 90 days out of the year and my neighbor picks up my mail and pays my bills.
Banks that issue Banelco debit card use pagomiscuentas.com as a bill payment system. After you pay your bill the very first time, pagomiscuentas keeps your account info/customer id with this company and does "bill presentment" after that. Your subsequent charges appear on pagomiscuentas site automatically (not bills themselves, only the amounts). You still have to log in and click on "Pay" button manually, but you know when and how much do you have to pay. And it sends reminders as well.
 

jantango

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I gladly pay a fee to have paper statements mailed to me as I do in California. I only live there 90 days out of the year and my neighbor picks up my mail and pays my bills.
Then you are responsible for paying your bills for three months, and the rest of the year your neighbor has the responsibility to get your bills paid on time. Does she go to a currency exchange to pay them? Does she write a personal check? Does she go to the company offices with cash? How many bills does she take care of all these years you're in BA? Isn't automatic debit available with all your accounts since you probably maintain a bank account in California?
 

jantango

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MetroGAS completely revised their online system for customers which now includes four years of bills. Payment is finally accepted by debit card at the site. Edesur also has an online bill archive with all the information you need. All this is available to customers when they register with the virtual office. You don't have to shuffle papers when you can access what you need online.
DSCN4424 MetroGAS archive bill, date, reading dates, consumption amount.JPGDSCN4425 MetroGAS consumption graph for 3 yrs.JPGDSCN4426 MetroGAS online payment information.JPGDSCN4427 EDESUR bill archive for one yr with details.JPG
 

gracielle

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Then you are responsible for paying your bills for three months, and the rest of the year your neighbor has the responsibility to get your bills paid on time.
YES, only my utility bills in California

Does she go to a currency exchange to pay them?
My next door neighbor of 40 years lives in California. Why would she need to go to a currency exchange?

How many bills does she take care of all these years you're in BA?
Water, electricity, and gas x 9 months per year x 15 years so far.

Does she write a personal check?
I leave her blank signed checks corresponding to my US (Calif) checking/savings account.

Does she go to the company offices with cash?
NO, she mails my checks via USPS along with hers.

Isn't automatic debit available with all your accounts?
NOT for utility bills, which are the only charges related to my home which I incur in Calif year round.
 
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jantango

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Edesur sent e-factura today at 2:00am by email that is due June 8. I clicked the green button within the message that gets me to the Oficina virtual page (user identification) where my user name and password are stored. That page offers a new option for customers using the oficina virtual who do not have an email account. However, if you want a payment receipt, you will want to enter an email address to receive it.

Pagá sin usuario

Si querés realizar un pago y no posees una cuenta de usuario, sólo ingresá a continuación con tu Número de cliente y Medidor realizando un click aquí. (Estos datos podés encontrarlos fácilmente en tu factura).

Pay without user

If you want to make a payment and do not have a user account, just enter below with your Customer Number and Meter by clicking here. (You can easily find this information on your invoice).

I have to wait a day or two before this new bill due June 8 is available on the system to pay on-line by debit card.
 
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