Old Mar 6, 15, 9:27 am
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Originally Posted by 7Lowe View Post
Not always. When I checked out of my hotel this morning and paid the 375Euro bill with my Chip & Sig card they didn't even ask me to sign the slip. It's happened several times actually, it's like people just assume that Chip = Pin and you don't have to sign.
Hotel stays are a poor example. Although, never having used a Sig card outside the States yet, I am curious as to which merchants in general get the most freaked out by a signature: clerks at small bodegas? larger retail shops thinking you're going to fence the stuff? restaurants? I thought that American tourists are supposed to be so obvious to all foreigners that they'd think, "This has to be the (American) card holder generating a signature!"
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