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    matthewdownloads
    Disposable Credit Card
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    • 5th Feb 11, 7:04 PM
    Disposable Credit Card 5th Feb 11 at 7:04 PM
    I'm buying something from a foreign country & I'd rather pay by paypal or something safe like that but they only accept debit/credit card. I'm fairly sure the website is safe but I'd rather be safe than sorry.

    I want a card which I can use as a one-off, ie a disposable card. I saw the website 3V has something like this but I can't register since the page won't load. Also I presume if my purchase was about 15 and I put 20 on the voucher then I lose 5.

    The other thing I see is 'prepaid cards', however these seem to be permanent cards? The whole point of this is I don't want to see my bank account emptied if the worst possible scenario happened. If I got a prepaid card for this then does that affect my 'score' or anything like that? One site I looked at was talking about building a credit rating? I already have a debit card so for all UK purchases I just use that. What do I need to do/get?

    Edit: And another thing is prepaid visa/mastercard gift cards like the mastercard freedom card...? Is this what I need?

    Edit 2: Or western union money transfer. I know they could take the money and run but they don't get my debit card details though right?
    Last edited by matthewdownloads; 05-02-2011 at 7:39 PM.
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