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UK: 'I Told My Bank I Was Going Abroad. It Still Blocked My Debit Card'

Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 6:06 PM
Readers returning from summer holidays told The Sunday Telegraph of the frustration of having a debit or credit card blocked unnecessarily – and then receiving a stream of expensive calls from a bank or building society.

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/personalfinance/consumertips/banking/10292294/I-told-my-bank-I-was-going-abroad.-It-still-blocked-my-debit-card.html

Don't forget to notify your credit card or debit card issuer if you are traveling to another state, let alone to a foreign country. PenFed finally made credit card notification possible online instead of calling them. A few years ago I neglected to do this with a Citibank issued credit card and it was blocked for a gasoline purchase in Albuquerque, NM.
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