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You Were Right Barry1010. Amazon Has Caved In.

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ladybirder | 13:23 Mon 17th Jan 2022 | Business & Finance
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The expected change regarding the use of Visa credit cards on Amazon.co.uk will no longer take place on January 19. We are working closely with Visa on a potential solution that will enable customers to continue using their Visa credit cards on Amazon.co.uk. 

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Not necessarily; it could be VISA that has given in. Whilst a lot of people will have switched their custom to a different retailer there will also be those, like me, who have just switched to a Mastercard thus causing a loss of revenue for VISA.
They have caved in potentially...
Visa has given in, thanks ladybirder
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Reading what Barry had said I thought I'd wait and see and I'm so glad I didn't have to bother getting another card. I use smile.amazon as then some of my money goes to charity, so I didn't want to change to another supplier and I cba to get a different card.
I hope Amazon's stance will help other retailers with these costs
My interpretation of the email from Amazon is that it's not all done and dusted; they have just postponed things whilst they negotiate further with VISA.
I've looked in to my crystal ball and it will be resolved with no disruption to Amazon customers
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I've given you BA on the other thread Barry.

Does anyone know that IF Amazon does refuse to accept Visa eventually, could I pay through PayPal (which also has my Visa card)?

Might be a bit late, a lot of banks have already switched their cards to Mastercard.

Ladybirder if Amazon, does stop accepting visa your best bet would probably be getting a prepaid card to order with
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Thank you Barry and Chelle.

The overriding reason for wanting to use the Visa card I have is because it is a Cashback Card and I get a percentage of my spend back every time I use it. It has added up to a good amount over the years.
I found it interesting that there was no word from Audible that they would stop taking Visa - Audible are part of Amazon.

That made me think that Amazon might change their mind.

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