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    • By username 4th Mar 08, 1:47 AM
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    "Emergency Cash" - Natwest ATM
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    "Emergency Cash" - Natwest ATM 4th Mar 08 at 1:47 AM
    I was at a Natwest ATM the other day when i happened to press the enter button on the keypad for the hell of it before I was going to shove my card in.

    I wasn't expecting anything to happen but something did - a screen came up asking me if i wanted 'emergency cash' and it asked me to enter a 6 digit security code twice and a withdrawal amount.

    Is this some sort of new feature for those who've lost their cards or something - because it's the first i have heard of it. :confused:
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    • sarahlouise210
    • By sarahlouise210 4th Mar 08, 1:51 AM
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    mmm...it would seem so ..
    www.financemarkets.co.uk/2007/12/18/emergency-cash-available-from-natwest-and-rbs/
    I have had brain surgery - sorry if I am a little confused sometimes
  • halo_spartan
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    • 10th Feb 09, 12:18 PM
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    • 10th Feb 09, 12:18 PM
    that's exactly what it's for well done...

    next question... does anyone know where we can get hold of these 6 digit codes?
    • ~Beanie~
    • By ~Beanie~ 10th Feb 09, 12:22 PM
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    • 10th Feb 09, 12:22 PM
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    • 10th Feb 09, 12:22 PM
    that's exactly what it's for well done...

    next question... does anyone know where we can get hold of these 6 digit codes?
    Originally posted by halo_spartan
    They give them to you over the phone when you call them to advise that your card has been lost/stolen.

    • Kavanne
    • By Kavanne 10th Feb 09, 9:59 PM
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    • 10th Feb 09, 9:59 PM
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    • 10th Feb 09, 9:59 PM
    that's exactly what it's for well done...

    next question... does anyone know where we can get hold of these 6 digit codes?
    Originally posted by halo_spartan
    Yeah natwest cards lost/stolen

    And it's only your money they let you withdraw.
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  • Scousebird
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    • 10th Feb 09, 10:52 PM
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    • 10th Feb 09, 10:52 PM
    HSBC have a similar system but only through branches for First Direct and HSBC group customers-if a customer needs emergency cash-the call centre will sent and FVQ to a selected branch with a code and a password chosen by the customer then cash is dispensed. I do think the Natwest/RBS idea is really good though!
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  • housesitter
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    • 12th Feb 09, 11:54 AM
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    • 12th Feb 09, 11:54 AM
    They tried to do this for me a year or cso back after an "issue" with my cards. I wasn't able to use the service due to consistantly being given the incorrect info.
    I'd like to hope they have it nailed now given that so much time has passed.

    It sounds like a great idea, assuming it works.
    • chambta
    • By chambta 12th Feb 09, 8:49 PM
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    • 12th Feb 09, 8:49 PM
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    • 12th Feb 09, 8:49 PM
    It's a clever idea. Clearly it's not going to be necessary all that often but could be a life safer in certain situations.
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