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can gate agent (or in general) type credit card number in if card little dusty

CupCrusher40
Active Member

god bless

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Re: can gate agent (or in general) type credit card number in if card little dusty

dfwskier
Top Contributor

dust does not affect chip readers

Re: can gate agent (or in general) type credit card number in if card little dusty

FlyWithLUV
Active Member

Gate agents swipe cards to process transactions for when you want to upgrade boarding, change your flight (fare difference applies for WGA fares), or pay for special services such as a pet carrier. There is an option to enter the credit card information manually; however, whether or not a gate agent will do that is up to them.

Re: can gate agent (or in general) type credit card number in if card little dusty

jksobonya
Rising Star

Generally if a card has a chip, then a chip must be used. If the chip malfunctions or cannot be read, the credit card number can be manually entered, but the chip has to fail multiple times for this to become an option - at least 3 I believe.

 

--Jessica