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    Paying for a holiday by Debit Card, I'm confused
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    • 10th Sep 08, 7:28 PM
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    Paying for a holiday by Debit Card, I'm confused 10th Sep 08 at 7:28 PM
    Hi everyone,

    I am ashamed to say that i only found out just under 2 weeks ago that if you pay for a holiday or flight by debit card then you are not covered if they go bust.

    What if the company are ATOL or ABTA bonded would you get your money back then?? i'm so confused by it all.

    I am going to WDW next August and for the first time ever i will be doing it DIY.
    I have already paid the depoist of my holiday (150) by debit card. I have booked through Disney UK, park tickets, accommodation and dining plan.
    Now i know the likelyhood of WDW going bust is very remote but now i can't help but worry. If i used someone elses credit card ( i haven't got one, don't think they are a good idea)and paid off the balance when it is due would i be covered then? even though i have paid the deposit by debit card.

    What about flights? i am looking to go with either BA, Virgin, American Airlines or maybe even Delta. Should i definately book that by Credit Card?

    Hope you can help, maybe put my mind at rest

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