Amazon to stop accepting Visa credit cards in UKon November 17, 2021 at 9:44 am

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The online giant says high Visa fees mean it won’t process credit card transactions from 19 January.

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Amazon will stop accepting Visa credit cards in the UK from 19 January, the online retail giant has told customers.

It said the move was due to high credit card transaction fees but said Visa debit cards would still be accepted.

Visa said it was “very disappointed that Amazon is threatening to restrict consumer choice in the future”.

Amazon said: “The cost of accepting card payments continues to be an obstacle for businesses striving to provide the best prices for customers.”

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