Pricing is always a sensitive issue for customers to consider in awarding a contract. All customers are looking for the highest quality at the lowest price. That’s fair enough, as all of us want to save money!
While we believe in the saying that you get what you pay for, we are able, in most cases, to offer our prospective clients a much lower or the lowest price that may not otherwise be available to them by taking advantage of our proper resources and results-proven system on a cost-effective basis.
For us, a low price does not mean a low quality at all. We never sacrifice high quality as a result of offering a low price or achieve high quality at the expense of affordability and efficiency. Instead, we absorb the cost by integrating our best resources from worldwide sources.
We think a good translation vendor should help its clients save costs and provide them with better value for money. In this respect, as well as offering a competitive price to a client, we often volunteer to accommodate the client’s budget that is disclosed to us at our request. Unless this budget is too low to cover our costs, we always take the job at the COST price with a view of clinching or retaining a client for future business. Allowing our clients to see our quality first is one of our pricing strategies.
Since we offer the most competitive price in Singapore, there is no point giving a pricelist here. All our prices are offered on a project-to-project basis. To find out the best price you can get for translating your project, simply Click Here to get a free quote.
Basically, the rates we offer vary from S$0.06 to S$0.35 per word in the source document, depending on the following factors:
- Source and Target Languages
- Turnaround Time
- Technical nature of the Text
- Total Volume
- One-time Translation or Ongoing Project
Please note, however, there is a minimum charge for small orders, ranging from S$20 to S$120 depending on the language pair and the content to be translated.
Sworn or certified translations are priced on a per-page basis and start from S$30 per page, irrespective of the amount of text to be translated. If you have more than 20 pages of certificates, the rate may be even lower, say, $20 or $15 per page.
To enable us to provide you with a reliable and attractive quote, please send us as much information as possible on your requirements (deadline, source and target languages, content and format of the documents to be translated). We guarantee to get back to you within a matter of minutes. Just Click Here to get a free quote.
For consecutive interpreting services, our charges range from S$80-150 per hour per interpreter, and for simultaneous interpreting services, our rates range from $150 to 250 per hour per interpreter, depending on the content of topic.
The quoted fee is for the stated duration only. If the event exceeds the end time stated in our quotation, an additional fee will be charged at the hourly rate on an hourly basis even if the additional time does not reach one hour. The final payment will be based on the total number of hours confirmed by the client on the spot in the Time sheet presented by our interpreters after the service is completed. There will be a 50% mark-up on the hourly charge after 5.00 pm every day.
Unless otherwise offered by China-Link International:
- There is a 20% surcharge for PowerPoint presentations and .htm /html (.php, .asp, .xml) pages;
- There is 50-200% mark-up for urgent and super urgent deliveries as well as overnight delivery.
Waiving of Fees & Discounts
China-Link International offers the following benefits to all its clients:
- No Good & Service Tax (GST)
- No Administrative Fee
- No Hand-delivery Fee
- 10% discount for large projects exceeding 100,000 words
- 20% discount for large projects exceeding 200,000 words
Mode of Payment
All payments are to be made in Singapore dollars (SGD or S$).
For clients in Singapore, payment shall be made by
- Direct Bank Transfer
For overseas clients, payment shall be made by
- T/T (to the designated bank account as stated in our invoice with all the service charges being borne by the cliental).
- PayPal www.paypal.com to firstname.lastname@example.org;
To access the secure PayPal website, please login to https://www.paypal.com
We prefer not to accept cheques, and if you want to send us a cheque, please pay US$50 more per cheque for covering collection expense.
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