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Debit Card ATM Logo Help

Cleveland, Ohio
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Debit Card ATM Logo Help

I searched prior questions, but still a little confused...

My MasterCard Debit Card only has STAR network, The Exchange, and MasterCard logos on the back. I do not see Cirrus or Maestro. Will I be able to use it at ATM in Amsterdam? Is the MasterCard logo on the back good enough? Thanks for the help!

Port Townsend...
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1. Re: Debit Card ATM Logo Help

From the STAR Network website:

"STAR ATMs are only available in the US, Canada and UK at this time."

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2. Re: Debit Card ATM Logo Help

What about the "Plus" system? Good in Europe?

Luxembourg City...
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3. Re: Debit Card ATM Logo Help

If it has the Mastercard logo, you should be able to use it, but perhaps only as a credit card (not debit card). Use of credit cards in ATMs might be expensive though.

Fort Worth, Texas
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4. Re: Debit Card ATM Logo Help

here allow me...from the visa plus website..

http://www.visa.com/atmlocator/index.jsp#(page:results,params:(query:'Amsterdam, Netherlands'))

Amsterdam, The...
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5. Re: Debit Card ATM Logo Help

People, with a question like this, why take the risk to get stuck without access to money... just call your card issuer!

Cleveland, Ohio
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6. Re: Debit Card ATM Logo Help

Thank you all for the help. I did call the bank, (they said it will work with cirrus) I am just verifying with the pros and to double check with others. I don't want to be stuck either. Thanks

New York City, New...
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7. Re: Debit Card ATM Logo Help

just call your bank to see if it works where you are visiting , the most simle and easy answer

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8. Re: Debit Card ATM Logo Help

I have used my Capital One Debit card in Amsterdam, Italy, France with no problems for the past 3 years at least. On the front of the card it has the Bank name and the orange/red circles with "MasterCard" in the logo. On the back is has the usual customer service number, signature panel, and 'rules' verbage, and then "Capital One Bank"... no reference or logo whatsoever for any ATM network.

If you don't mind saying, what is the issuing Bank of your Debit card?

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9. Re: Debit Card ATM Logo Help

Mastercard = Cirrus/Maestro, didn't you notice the similarity in the logo? :)

Depending on your bank with the exception of Schwab, Capital One, and several others - you're going to be hit with a 1% - 3% foreign transaction fee for any purchases. In the event a merchant asks whether you would like to be charged n EUR or USD, choose EUR since you'll get a better exchange rate.

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