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    hi, ive just applied for a nationwide band account and im getting a cash card (in the nxt five - ten days) but theres no mention what the card actually does. does anyone know if i can use this to buy things online like a solocard/visa electron?
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    (Original post by yeahyeahyeahs)
    hi, ive just applied for a nationwide band account and im getting a cash card (in the nxt five - ten days) but theres no mention what the card actually does. does anyone know if i can use this to buy things online like a solocard/visa electron?
    I believe the nationwide one is only for Nationwide cash machines...
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    What is the account called?
    Most cards including my two Nationwide ones can be used at Link cash machines
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    (Original post by yeahyeahyeahs)
    hi, ive just applied for a nationwide band account and im getting a cash card (in the nxt five - ten days) but theres no mention what the card actually does. does anyone know if i can use this to buy things online like a solocard/visa electron?
    cashcard or debit/credit card?
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    (Original post by yeahyeahyeahs)
    hi, ive just applied for a nationwide band account and im getting a CASH CARD (in the nxt five - ten days) but theres no mention what the card actually does. does anyone know if i can use this to buy things online like a solocard/visa electron?
    as i said before...

    cashcard.
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    i have this: http://nationwide.co.uk/banking/unde...s-on-offer.htm

    its called a flexAccount
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    You can use that to withdraw from link cashpoints, you cant use it online though, it's not a solo or visa electron.
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    (Original post by yeahyeahyeahs)
    hi, ive just applied for a nationwide band account and im getting a cash card (in the nxt five - ten days) but theres no mention what the card actually does. does anyone know if i can use this to buy things online like a solocard/visa electron?
    xongratulaiitio0ns! your parent s must be veyr opdoud!
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    you can only use it 2 withdraw money from any cash machine....a bummer i know as i have 1 although i have a visa electron card as well
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    I had the same card when I first joined Nationwide. You can apply for the 'Visa' Flex Account after you've been with them for 3 months.
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    I've got this. You CAN do online stuff with it however you have to apply for it. It's a pain in the backside though.
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    (Original post by yeahyeahyeahs)
    hi, ive just applied for a nationwide band account and im getting a cash card (in the nxt five - ten days) but theres no mention what the card actually does. does anyone know if i can use this to buy things online like a solocard/visa electron?
    when it arrives it comes with a short booklet that will explain all...
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    As already said, only for withdrawing cash from ATM machines...not for actually buying stuff with....i have one.....its annoying.
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    (Original post by yeahyeahyeahs)
    i have this: http://nationwide.co.uk/banking/unde...s-on-offer.htm

    its called a flexAccount
    I have a flexAccount and they gave me a debit card which I buy things online with :confused:

    *shrugs* Maybe thats for my other bank account
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    (Original post by Vixen)
    I have a flexAccount and they gave me a debit card which I buy things online with :confused:

    *shrugs* Maybe thats for my other bank account
    I have had a flex account for quite a while now.

    Firstly they gave me a bronze coloured card which I could only use in Cash machines

    Then they gave me a green coloured card with a hologram of Shakespear on with which I could guarentee cheques up to £50

    Then they finally gave me a blue debit card with hologram of a bird on it, and the VISA logo.

    All of these are attached to a FlexAccount, so what you get depends on how old you are, and what your credit rating is like.
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    (Original post by Vixen)
    I have a flexAccount and they gave me a debit card which I buy things online with :confused:

    *shrugs* Maybe thats for my other bank account
    Same - the first card they gave me was a normal visa debit which can be used anywhere. Maybe it's cos I was over 18 when I got it?
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    A cashcard will only allow you to withdraw cash from a cash machine.

    You are allowed a Solo or Visa Electron before your 18. However, once your over 18 it is always best to switch to a full Visa - that way almost everywhere will take this (debit card).
 
 
 
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