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JDB 4,813 posts

If you are talking about the HSBC Global Money account, it’s a debit card and in most countries, debit cards just don’t work well for pre-authorisations, hence the refund issues.

It’s not something debit cards are really designed to handle and many hotels/car hire companies won’t accept debit cards for a hold/pre-authorisation. The same applies to Curve as a pretend debit card.

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