Old Mar 6, 15, 10:01 am
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tmiw
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Originally Posted by Points Scrounger View Post
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!"
Ironically for me a tourist spot in Australia gave me the most hassle with signature in that they actually checked and made me sign again since I scribbled like I was used to doing in America. I think the rest of the places I went to didn't bother checking because the transaction amounts were low anyway.
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