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Planning a trip or have a great travel story? Need travel tips or want to share your experiences (and photos)? Whether you are travelling for business or pleasure, the Bimmerfest Travel Forum is your best resource on the Web.

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Old 07-17-2012, 09:41 AM
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Update and Primer for EMV (chip-and-PIN) Credit Cards

This took a long time to compile, so I hope it's helpful.

Smarter Credit Cards Coming Soon: An EMV Primer


By Jonathan Spira
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As cash becomes passé, new secure chip cards are taking its place and lowering credit card fraud. Here’s what you need to know.


If you’ve ever tried to pay for fuel at a closed filling station or transit an unmanned toll booth in Europe and found that your credit card would not work, you are not alone – but you are probably a U.S. resident with a U.S.-issued credit card that …
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Glad to see the USA is finally getting with the program. I recently got the Chip and sign BA card for use in Europe. Just wish it was a Chip and PIN for those automated stations.

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