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The proposed discounts for making cash, cheques or other non-credit card payments are not a financing fee if they are offered to all potential buyers and clearly disclosed in accordance with the rules. Visa has strict rules for currency conversion if you use your Visa card outside the country where it was issued. You must have the option of having the booking processed in local currency. If the merchant has not done so, please inform your Visa card issuer. You should try reading the tape on the map. If the tape cannot be read, you can refuse the card or manually enter the account number in the terminal. However, note that if a transaction is manually unfenced, you may be subject to a back-up. Below are some frequently asked questions about visa rules. If you have a question about a visa rule that is not covered below, please contact Visa at [email protected]. Please note that visa rules change from time to time. If there is a discrepancy between the information contained in these frequently asked questions and the visa rules, the visa regime applies. You will find other requirements in the visa acceptance agreement between you and your purchaser. In general, no.

Recharging is currently permitted in Australia, Mexico and New Zealand, as well as for some credit card transactions in the United States. In some countries (Australia, Canada, India, South Africa, United States), a merchant is allowed to repay cash in a visa transaction under certain circumstances and for certain types of cards (for example. B debit cards). Refunds are only allowed if the Visa card has been sent to the same country as the merchant. As a general rule, visas are a method of payment and not a method of collecting or executing a contract. However, under certain conditions, certain types of dealers (accommodation, rental [vehicle, bicycle, boat, equipment, motorhome, motorbike, truck/trailer] and trailer/camping parks) may accept a guaranteed reservation (the cardholder provides a Visa account number, but does not pay at the time of booking to ensure that accommodation, goods or services as booked and agreed with the merchant are available). For more information, please contact your Visa-Acquirer. In general, no. The Visa brand promise “Wherever you want to be” means that you can use your card wherever visa is accepted. The issuer must not block all transactions from a location or type of dealer. However, there are some exceptions.

For example, where local rules require the issuer to block certain transactions or Visa has allowed the issuer to temporarily refuse transactions due to a risk of fraud.