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    Question to US members

    Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Gannon, Jul 8, 2008.

    I'm going to Seattle at the end of the month, and I'd like to know if my Maestro Cirrus debit card is going to work there? The Maestro website didn't seem to provide me with a definitive answer. Thanks.
     
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    I've never heard of that card, but that doesn't mean it won't work here at all. Usually, though, stores only take major cards like Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover.

    I would probably call your card company and ask - they may be able to provide you with more answers!
     
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    The Cirrus network, as far as I know, covers the entire US. But as LibbyAnn said, your bank should be able to tell you.
     
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    The bank and card network site didn't help (or I couldn't find the info)- I'll have to call them. Thanks
     
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    Hey Gannon.

    Not sure about the answer to your credit card questions, but Washington is my home state, so if you want any great suggestions of sites and places to hit, let me know. :0) I can give you a list of options. :)

    ~S
     
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    I believe that most gas stations accept it, but beyond that I don't know.

    I hear that Seattle is an awesome town, though! Have fun!
     
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    Check with your credit card company to see if they have a reciprocal agreement with any of the major US cards. If so, they can probably issue you a US based card to use during your visit.
     
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    Thanks for the help and suggestions one and all!
     
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    Is that a popular card in the UK? Haha, I just got back from Seattle.
     
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    Maestro and Cirrus are fairly common cards in the UK, though I am far from an expert in banking.
     
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    I think they might. My credit card (Mexican) had a Master Card logo on the front, but on the back it has a Cirrus logo so they might just accept it. But I dunno, you might wanna check that out in case I'm wrong.
     

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