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Discussion in 'Misc. Vegas Chat' started by Stephen191681, Aug 1, 2016.

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  1. Stephen191681

    Stephen191681 Newbie

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    Do I need a credit card to check into my hotel or will my normal visa debit do it
     
  2. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Oh no... here we go again.

    You can use a debit card. Many would strongly advise against it. They do a hold. It is a hard hold against your checking account. It may not get released right away. If you have a low balance, you could have a problem. If you have lots of money in your account, no big deal.

    Credit cards are the best way to go - assuming you have that option.


    A search on the word DEBIT will give you lots of info.
     
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    TIMSPEED !địt mẹ!

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    yup, ×2
    CC, or prepare to have $200+ frozen in your bank.
     
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    Ty ?

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    Your debit should do it. Key word = should.
     
  5. MikeOPensacola

    MikeOPensacola VIP Whale

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    A debit card should do the trick but I would definitely call the hotel's front desk just to give yourself some peace of mind. Most, if not all, hotels will accept a debit card but I'd call just to make sure and put to rest any doubts before you make your trip. Have a great trip.

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    Nostress, we can always count on you to be on top of the credit card vs debit card questions.:headbang::headbang:
     
  7. nostresshere

    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    Thanks. I think.

    Just before your post, somebody mentioned that most hotels will accept a debit card.

    I am 99% sure that ALL hotels will accept it, and of course put a hard hold on your checking account.

    Call me "Mr Anti Debit Card"
     
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    SH0CK Stylin' and Profilin' Quasi Tech Admin

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    Done :thumbsup:
     
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    Haha, love the "Anti Debit Card" Nostress. Also OP (Stephen) remember, you get some insurance with a CC, none with a debit card.
     
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    With Wells Fargo, at least with my account, they will cover you for bona fide fraud on both the Visa credit and Visa debit card.
     
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    MikeOPensacola VIP Whale

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    Same thing here. Their CC and DC fraud departments are really good, I'll usually get a text or a call if something fishy turns up. They're really good about reversing fraudulent charges and getting the account holder a new CC or DC expedited.
     
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    nostresshere Mr. Anti Debit Card

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    There is nothing fishy about a normal debit card hold. It is a legitimate hold against your checking account.

    s/ "Mr Anti Debit Card"
     
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    MikeOPensacola VIP Whale

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    Agreed, I was talking about straight out fraud like getting a call from Wells Fargo asking if I am up in Brooklyn buying pizza and furniture from IKEA. I've gotten to the point where the only thing I use my debit card for is hitting my WF branch's ATM for cash. Count me in the anti-debit card camp as well.

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