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Visa Electron At Lloyds
Member Name: mr_darlington
Date: 05/07/02, updated on 05/07/02 (6657 review reads)
Advantages: It's a Debit Card
Disadvantages: Not Many Places Take It, Transactions Seem To Take A Long Time, The Name VISA Electron is Misleading
What a joke. I was given a Visa Electron Debit Card and I was so pleased because now I could buy things from shops and on the Internet without having to worry about carrying about large sums of cash.
I was paid the next week and decided to put my card to good use. I tried going everywhere but no one would accept the card. I tried going online, and again I couldn't find anyone who accepted it. I then thought to myself 'It says VISA on it, why not try to spend it at somewhere that has a VISA sticker'. At the time I thought this I was at home so I hopped onto Amazon.com.
Success! I tried it at other places. Failure. It seems that the only place taking it is Amazon, and thats only if you put that it's a VISA debit card.
I have now found a few more shops that take it so I can use it very rarely. Now that I have been with Lloyds for a while, I am in the process of upgrading it to a VISA debit card and I can't wait for this to finally come through.