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Old Oct 24, 19, 11:00 am
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Originally Posted by lsquare View Post
I’ve seen a few terminals with the Visa logo at places like 7-11 and the train station. However, none of my credit cards work. The only place where I never experienced any issues are at hotels. Otherwise, the cards are declined. Does anyone ether know why’
UnionPay works at pretty much any venue that accepts credit cards, and there are some UP Visas/MCs (mostly issued by Chinese banks). Assuming your visa is not UP, it will not work in UP POS machines.
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