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Sunoco review: don't evet think about using them

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1. Written by Won't Go Back, on [protected]:29

I planned to use my debit card at a Sunoco fuel pump to fill up my tank like I usually do but unbeknownst to me the station put a $75 hold on my account (there was twice that in the account) and still declined the card.

I reran it as credit which I found out put an additional $100 hold on my account and of course didn't let me pump gas.

My bank told me I have to wait up to 5 business days for these holds to drop off - in the meantime I can't use my card for any amount even though I physically have funds in the account. I will NEVER use a Sunoco station again - I have never had this problem before, anywhere.

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Feb 18, 2011 11:31 am EST

its your bank that put the hold on the card, not the gas station. banks do that to ensure your balance covers the charges. pay inside first with a debit card to avoid this. If your bank holds this money for longer than 24 hours, its time to switch banks. 2 things never to use your debit card for - hotels and pay at the pump gas.


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