Transaction history of Paywave cards
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Sun Dec 16 07:56:49 GMT 2012
In article <50CD69D4.8060006 at iosis.co.uk>, Peter Tomlinson
<pwt at iosis.co.uk> writes
>>>  Only normal debit/credit cards accepted, I think, i.e. not pre-paid cards.
>> I wonder why not.
>I'm told that they need online authorisation.
To make sure they have any money in the account, I presume; they don't
keep a running total on the card itself.
This is a bit of an issue, given that pre-paid cards are marketed to
tourists at airports, and as a substitute for cash from various
bureau-de-change, and the Paywave scheme on TfL is aimed largely at
tourists (because UK-based regulars will have season tickets or
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