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Visa, Matercard ???

Rosetown, Canada
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Visa, Matercard ???

Do the resorts take credit cards, are there any

debit machines available ?

edmonton. alberta
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1. Re: Visa, Matercard ???

The only debit machine I saw was at the airport but we used our credit card to book our catamaran and for cigars. The resort will take credit cards but we really didn't use ours much.

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2. Re: Visa, Matercard ???

Pretty sure there are NO debit machines anywhere in Cuba.

Yes they take CC's so long as they are not issued by USA banks...

Take cash, with CC for backup ! and put both in your room safe.

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3. Re: Visa, Matercard ???

There are bank machines in Cuba so you can draw cash out....but you will definitely not find debit card machines in any store in Cuba...

You can usually book excursions through a rep using a credit card and usually stores on resorts take them also, as long as they are not affiliated in any way with an american bank eg. MBNA, Citibank etc.

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4. Re: Visa, Matercard ???

ATM's take both credit cards (Visa) and debit cards that have a Visa symbol on it.

Unfortunately I am not aware of any Canadian banks that issue debit cards with a Visa symbol on it.

They are more popular in Europe.

Rosetown, Canada
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5. Re: Visa, Matercard ???

Thanks for your help. Have never been to Cuba, but are planning a trip for Jan. Mexico was so nice because there were debit machines everywhere, so you didn't have to carry alot of cash.

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Montreal
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6. Re: Visa, Matercard ???

You can also get cash advances in banks and many CADECA's and hotels.

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7. Re: Visa, Matercard ???

I haven't heard of any machines that take a debit card. Only a credit card for a cash withdrawal. The resorts do not have these.