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Saranac, NY
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Debit cards in Hawaii

Does anyone know if you can use your debit cards at the restaurants and for shopping in Hawaii. thanks

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1. Re: Debit cards in Hawaii

I used mine last summer with no problems, and there aren't any branches of my bank in Hawaii.

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I have a Wachovia ATM/Visa debit card and it works in ATMs with the PIN and also at the supermarkets with or without the PIN. I don't use it in places that don't just let me swipe the card thru a reader (ie I don't hand it over in a restaurant) because the consumer protections are better with a credit card in case the card number is stolen.

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3. Re: Debit cards in Hawaii

I've used mine at the ABC Stores.

Idaho
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Mine worked almost too well!!!

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5. Re: Debit cards in Hawaii

Not to be rude, but why wouldn't a debit card work just like it does anyplace else in the country?

Saranac, NY
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Thanks to all of you I will be using my debit card and not bothering with the travelers checks.

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WTH you think hawaii is zimbabwe or something?

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8. Re: Debit cards in Hawaii

Well it doesn't work the same. Some stores won't allow "cash back" for one thing.

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