Using a debit card for online purchases is actually very safe though.
Additionally, contrary to the myth that debit cards aren’t safe, they are more secure than cash and there’s a limit on what you’re liable for if there is theft.
Even so, you can make sure that when you use your debit card online, you’re protected.
Can you use debit cards on Amazon?
Amazon also accepts temporary debit cards in the form of Visa, MasterCard or American Express gift cards. Amazon reps note that, if needed, you can split a payment between a debit card and Amazon gift cards, but you can’t split a payment between multiple debit or credit cards. — References 1 and 2.
How do you pay on Amazon with a debit card?
On the Select a payment method page you can add your credit card or debit card details by choosing either of the options in the Another Payment Method section.
To add or update a payment method in Your Account:
- Go to Your Account.
- Click on the Payment options section.
- Follow the on-screen instructions.
Why is Amazon declining my card?
If your order is on hold due to a payment issue, there are several things you can check to resolve the declined payment. If your payment method has been declined, do one of the following: Confirm your credit card number, expiration date, billing address, and phone number were entered correctly in Your Account.
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