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If you use a debit or credit card to pay for Springer Nature subscriptions (including Nature Publishing Group and Palgrave Macmillan) you may be charged a Foreign Purchase Fee by your bank or card issuer. This is a charge levied by them and not by Springer Nature.

We advise you to contact your bank or card issuer if you have concerns or questions regarding any Foreign Purchase Fee as different countries and banks impose different fee charges depending on the location of the supplier (Springer Nature) and the currency of payment.

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If you are unsure and wish to avoid incurring a Foreign Purchase Fee please submit payment by personal check.

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