Couldn't get an O2 Load & Go card

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Post by briggadeen » Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:04 pm
I am an O2 customer and took up their advertisement for a load & go card. I applied online and it said I had already have one so I called the helpline - its natwest apparently. And they say I have been refused. they can't tell me why.

I'm a bit peeved because obviously it isn't a credit card and its probably because I am in IVA that I have been refused [:(]
 
 

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Post by MrsKnight » Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:30 pm
Ive had a similar problem trying to get one of their cards too. Though Ive not been told I already have one - just it comes up there has been a problem at the end of the online application.
Ive tried it several times with both mine n hubbys 02 mobile numbers for verification n still get the same answer.
I believe you have to be an 02 customer to get one - but didnt think it would be this hard!
Sorry I cant be much help.
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Post by MrsKnight » Mon Jun 28, 2010 5:36 pm
"An error has occured

Unfortunately a problem was encountered while trying to process your request."

Ive just tried it again n this is what I get & have got at least 3 times before!
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Post by briggadeen » Mon Jun 28, 2010 6:26 pm
I've tried numerous times too, so called them up and apparently I have to wait until a year has passed since 1st refusal, so april 2011. I don't really see how I can be refused?? but anyway I'll do without, it just would have been handy on occasion.
 
 

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Post by briggadeen » Mon Jun 28, 2010 6:47 pm
Thank you - looks good. Think I can afford to apply for one of these [:D]
 
 

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Post by Shining » Mon Jun 28, 2010 9:56 pm
How strange, I got one ages ago when they first come out but can't say I actually use it, it's not a credit card and you can only spend what you have on there so surely they should give them away to customers x
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Post by kallis3 » Mon Jun 28, 2010 10:29 pm
I've got one as well and had no problems either.

I'm like you Lesley, I dont use mine.
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Post by flow13 » Tue Jun 29, 2010 9:39 am
Just applied for mine. xx
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Post by wannabedj » Tue Jun 29, 2010 11:32 am
That sounds very strange. I was under the illusion that ANY 02 customer can get one regardless of the their credit history. I was told that they check the election role thing though, how true that is I don't know.

I only got it at the time as VISA is accepted in a lot more places than my SOLO bank card. But now Natwest Step Account comes with a VISA card standard.

I am having issues with the card, I'm finding more and more places that for some reason don't accept it. Previously there was any hotel revesations, TRAVELEX and Car rental agreements. Now the free cash point by me doesn't like it and nor does TESCO's. I've called them up, they said that the TESCO one was going through as a credit card which is why it was declined (same as why the 3 at the top don't work) but couldn't explain to me why the cash point wouldn't work.
-There is money on the card
-card works fine in other cash points
-cash point ok as withdrew money out of bank afterwards

As for the PAYPAL one, I just don't agree with paying to draw my own money out. So PAYPAL get a slap in the face and a no thanks off me!
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Post by flow13 » Tue Jun 29, 2010 12:03 pm
unfortunately we aren't an o2 customer, and looking around the Paypal card was the next cheapest. x
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Post by wannabedj » Tue Jun 29, 2010 12:27 pm
Wonder if paypal customers have had any problems with where they use their card?
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Post by flow13 » Tue Jun 29, 2010 2:10 pm
It states on the website that most places showing the Visa sign will accept the paypal cards. x
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Post by kallis3 » Tue Jun 29, 2010 5:19 pm
At the time most of us got prepaid cards they were pretty much the same. You either paid a monthly fee, or a one off and with most you had to pay to withdraw cash. I only ever used mine for spending though. Used my bank cash card for the readies.
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