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#77816 - 01/04/04 12:03 AM Credit Card Question
Coco Loco Lady Offline
Does anyone know anything about banks having to check my Mastercard before I can use it? In asking a co. about using it, was told this is a new policy for Mastercards. Any info would be much appreciated. Thank you in advance.
Coco Loco Lady
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#77817 - 01/04/04 12:30 AM Re: Credit Card Question
klcman Offline
If you don't travel much and use your card almost exclusively at home, it is very possible that your card would be declined, as a preventative of fradulent/stolen use. To avoid this, simply call your card company and advise them of your travel plans....potential problem solved.
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#77818 - 01/04/04 01:39 AM Re: Credit Card Question
Coco Loco Lady Offline
KLCMAN~
My credit card co. knows the dates I'll be in AC and I do travel 2/3 times a year outside of the states as well as in the states. The problem was that a co. that I contacted on AC to possibly hire said that it's a new rule, that the bank has to check out my MasterCard, before I can use it in AC. So just trying to find out what the problem is there with MasterCard, and if anyone else has had this problem. I will bring some cash, but have always traveled using the credit card for most lg. purchases/higher priced tours.
Does anyone have any info on this? Apparently it's only w/MasterCard not Visa.
Thanks again.
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#77819 - 01/04/04 01:55 AM Re: Credit Card Question
Short Offline
Nope, never heard of this one.
IMO the AC co. is not so familiar with MC or cc's.
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#77820 - 01/04/04 04:54 PM Re: Credit Card Question
Tippy Offline
We have just got a card machine and we were given a limit to go up to with Visa from the bank but with M/C we have to phone and check every transaction, we do not no why.

Tastes of Thailand.

Tippy

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#77821 - 01/04/04 09:48 PM Re: Credit Card Question
cambriagal Offline
Hello Tippy, I will see you next week, do I need a reservation on a week night, greetings from Cambria where your neighbors Ken and Martha live.

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#77822 - 01/05/04 02:50 AM Re: Credit Card Question
Coco Loco Lady Offline
Tippy~
Thanks for your reply ~ seems kinda strange ~ plan on using mostly cash, but wanted the MasterCard for the bigger ticketed items.
Coco Loco Lady
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#77823 - 01/05/04 03:09 AM Re: Credit Card Question
indygal Offline
I learn more odd ball tips on this board. Thanks, I'll leave the MC home. Watch out for the fees, a lot of charge cards are now charging 3% for using the card outside the USA. On top of whatever they charge the business. Seems over the top.
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#77824 - 01/06/04 10:27 PM Re: Credit Card Question
Tippy Offline
No there will be a table any night of the week for you.

Tippy

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