On 6/4/2014 10:14 AM, Joseph Fox wrote:
Pretty sure the difference is that in the US, “debit cards” as we Brits know them are rare.
Not at all, debit cards are a routine feature for checking accounts in the US. But yes, if your debit card has a logo for one of the big payment processors, then most merchants displaying that logo should be able to accept it, even if their transactions use a credit function rather than the debit function.

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