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[pct-l] travelers checks - Debit Cards - Cautionary Note

Another factor, it seemed easier to use a credit card than a debit card on 
the trail in 2000. Almost everyone took the credit card. Didn't see too many 
cash machines on the trail.

>From: Ronald Moak <ronm@fallingwater.com>
>To: "'pmags@yahoo.com'" <pmags@yahoo.com>, Ken & Marcia Powers 
><kdpo@pacbell.net>, PCT-L@mailman.backcountry.net
>Subject: RE: [pct-l] travelers checks - Debit Cards - Cautionary Note
>Date: Fri, 8 Feb 2002 08:26:57 -0800
>If you plan to take a debit card, simply remember that there is no
>protection on your card. So if you put a bunch of money in it and someone
>steals the account number. You have no protection against them draining 
>bank account.
>With a regular VISA / MasterCard you're not liable for purchases made from 
>stolen cards. Plus the credit card companies track unusual purchase 
>and will notify you if they think the card has been stolen. The Bank 
>care. It's your money!
>Personally I leave the Debit card at home. My monies too hard made.
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