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Amazon lifts ban on Visa credit cards issued by the UK - Money Times

Amazon lifts ban on Visa credit cards issued by the UK – Money Times

In November, Amazon announced that it was banning Visa cards because of the high transaction fees charged by the payment processor (Image: REUTERS / Philippe Wojazer)

A Amazon.com (AMZN) Said on its British website on Monday that it would not stop accepting Credit cards Visa issued United Kingdom Later this month, it added that it was working with Visa to resolve the dispute over fees, as proposed.

“Expected change regarding the use of credit cards Visa It will no longer be available on Amazon.co.uk on January 19th, ”the company said in an email to customers.

“We are working closely with Visa for a viable solution at Amazon.co.uk that will allow customers to continue using their Visa credit cards.”

Amazon said in November it was banning the Visa card because of the high transaction fees charged by the payment processor.

Customers can still use Visa debit cards with Mastercard, Amex and Eurocard credit cards, the website said.

On Monday, a Visa spokesman said: “Amazon customers can continue to use Visa cards on Amazon.co.uk after January 19, while we will reach an agreement.”

In November, Visa said it was “very disappointing that Amazon is threatening to restrict consumer choice.”

Imposed limit European union Not applicable in the UK after the fees charged by the card issuer Brexit.

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