U2 Visa Card Holders Upset

Individuals who purchased standing tickets for U2's up and coming shows in Dublin and paid for them with Bank of Ireland Visa cards may need to go through the motions in the event that they need to see the band.

The bank is currently supplanting a huge number of its clients' Visa cards with cards from adversary supplier Mastercard and it has been sending letters to influenced clients encouraging them to devastate their old Visas on receipt of the new ones.

On the other hand, any individual who purchased alleged "paperless" tickets for the U2 shows utilizing the bank's Visa cards should present the real plastic card used to make the buy when they touch base at the 3Arena for the shows, which happen toward the end of November, or else they won't have the capacity to pick up affirmation.

Bank of Ireland said that, regardless of the issues it may introduce for enthusiasts of the band, it was remaining over its call for clients to wreck their old cards.

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"It is not exceptional to this circumstance. At whatever point any card is supplanted, for reasons unknown, we generally encourage clients to demolish the old card," a representative said.

At first Ticketmaster told The Irish Times that the bank's scratching off of clients' Visa cards would not bring about any issues, as the "exchange has officially occurred . . . what's more, there is no connection with any Mastercard organization or bank on the occasion's night".


In any case, Bank of Ireland in this way reached Ticketmaster and told the organization that it had exhorted clients to obliterate Mastercards.

"In the event that a client has demolished their charge card and has obtained a standing ticket for one of the U2 shows, they can contact Ticketmaster's client administration line.

"We will guarantee they find themselves able to get to the demonstrate," an overhauled Ticketmaster explanation said.

A representative for the organization said that this did not have any significant bearing to situated tickets.