We've got a bit of a quandary here...my friend's Visa card (which is linked to his checking account in the US) isn't working ANYWHERE here on the island! Horrendous! We weren't able to rent a car, but fortunately I had cash in my wallet and was able to get a cab to take us to our rental.
Apparently, from what we're hearing, if a person's debit card doesn't have a NYCE or a Cirrus logo on the back of it (which his doesn't, unfortunately), it won't work here unless they can find an ATM machine that will accept cards without that NYCE/Cirrus logo on the back.
He's quite upset about this (understandably!), and was told by his bank, repeatedly, that his account is fine and that his card SHOULD work here. He spent a great deal of time on the phone on Friday, trying to resolve the issue, to no avail.
Would anyone be able to help us out? I think he's going to post something on this site as well, inquiring about this issue, with more detail.
Thanks, all....much appreciated. Aside from that, we've been having a good time.