Cardholders reminded PIN only payments have begun

GOLD Coast Shoppers are being reminded that they can no longer sign for credit card purchases.

All Australians must have PINs set up for their credit cards from today, with over 800,000 payment terminals set to be upgraded nationwide to boost security and prevent fraud.

Despite plenty of warning about the August 1st changeover,  millions of cardholders have yet to upgrade to the PIN method.


Locals who haven’t set up a four-digit PIN on their credit cards, are urged to contact ther bank or card issuer.

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