Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Didn't know that

I was checking my credit card transactions online and saw that I had a $100 charge from that gas station. I have bought gas that day but only about $20 worth. So I called up the credit card company.

The customer service guy explained to me that self serve gas stations pre-authroize for an amount like $100, then the actual transaction is authorized later. He said right now the transaction is under temporarily authorized section which is $100, but the actual amount should show up under authorized.

Still, I'll check this again later just to be sure.


Canadian Saver said...

Weird. I always, always use self-serve pay-at-the-pump option and I've never had this happen.

Glad it worked out in the end!