TGIF, and Klarna

Yes, again, TGIF… And every Friday I use TGIF as a tag it feels like Fridays arrives very often… While the weeks feels like they never ends… Strange things. It’s like weekends, 1 hour on a Saturday can’t possible be as long as 1 Monday hour.

And why bring Klarna up here? Cause it is a shit company who taken over too much of the digital payment market in Sweden, and fuck things up. Let me explain, from what I noticed.

I have 2 Swedish Master Cards still in use, why? First of all to get a credit card in France is a nightmare and I do not plan to be in France for the rest of my life and want to keep my bank accounts.

All of a sudden the banks start to work together with Klarna and every time I buy something Klarna check with the Swedish population register, which now (since 2 months back) block all payments.

Calling the bank they say, “no we have never been able to have customers not living in Sweden”, upon I provide them with the letters from 2015 where I asked if I could keep the accounts and cards when I moved abroad, upon they answered “yes”. They have also, since 2015, sent the bills (paper) and new plastic cards to my French address. And around 2 months ago they changed to only digital invoices, and thats when all this started. And, even if it’s just a guess, they now use Klarna, cause way back, I have never been able to buy anything from webstores using Klarna, all cause I don’t have a Swedish address.

So, for fucks sake open up for EU at least. Happy enough to say Im not the only one who hates Klarna.

From that, welcome to this weeks Covid in France update:

And again then, TGIF

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