ATM Machine

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  1. babajim

    babajim Enthusiast Registered Member

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    Hi Everyone
    Has anyone had any problems with their Debit cards not being acceoted over there by the ATM?
    I have a visa debit card and a Maestrol card, will these be OK, I dont want to go out there run out of money to find out my card is not accepted :mad:
    Also traveling from the UK i was thinking to change my money straight Into Peso's. from anyone personal experience is this recommended or would i be better off with the dollar?


    Thanks for the help
     
  2. chaz517

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    only time my atm card never worked in cancun was when my pin started with a 0. i read online when i got home that your pin cant start in 0 apparently lol other than that no issues
     
  3. babajim

    babajim Enthusiast Registered Member

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    really, thats very odd :shock:
    thanks for the info, iam sure someone in our group will have a pin that starts with 0.
    has anyone else experinced this problem?
     
  4. chaz517

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    Yea it was pretty odd lol.
    also, i would change it into pesos. last time i checked it was 20pesos to 1pound
     
  5. madao

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    Those cards will be fine, make sure you call the bank and give them the dates your going for though!!

    I forgot to do so on my last trip there and was stuck outside CocoBongo's with no money and a suspected fraud block on my card! A quick call to 24 hour banking, which would have been about 4 am UK time, soon had it sorted though.
     
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    Probably not... Think about it... 0 is 10% of the single digits. I'd bet money that 0 is not used to start a pin more than 1% of the time. Of 13k+ users on this board, only 1 person has ever reported this issue. Coincidence, I think not.

    Starting your pin with a 0 is a Chaz thing.
     
  7. HammieJ

    HammieJ I can choose my own title Registered Member

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    not entirely.... when i had a bank account my pin was my birthday. and its in march... so it started with 03**. not that it matters if i told u the whole thing..... because i dont have it anymore and wont ever use it again lol
     
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