Prepaid Visa at Walmart?

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  1. dudenator
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    dudenator King of the Carts

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    I have some Visa prepaid gift cards and I was wondering if you could use them in a store (particularly Walmart). I know you can use them online but I have never tried to use them in a store, so can you?
     
  2. Lilith Valentine

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    Yes you can use them there.
    And yes I have before several times in the past.
    Anywhere that accepts Visa can use pre-paid visa cards.
     
  3. SubliminalSegue

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    It works just like a debit card.
     
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    dudenator King of the Carts

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    Awesome, thanks for the fast replies. I'm off to get me a new TV.
     
  5. SubliminalSegue

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    Cool, pick one up for me too.
     
  6. Vulpes Abnocto

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    so long as the card doesn't bear the words "electronic use only" you should be fine using it anywhere.
    Look on the back, in the fine print.
     
  7. Raiser

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    Can also be on the front of the card (at the bottom below the expiration date).

    The one that's sold at my local Safeway (myTreat pre-paid Visa) has "electronic use only".
     
  8. BORTZ

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    Is it one of those 'Vanilla" cards?