Visa Europe Says Service Disruption Is Halting Some Transactions

(Bloomberg) -- Visa Europe confirmed on Twitter it is experiencing a service disruption that’s preventing some Visa transactions in Europe.

VisaNewsEurope
@VisaNewsEurope
We are currently experiencing a service disruption which is preventing some Visa transactions in Europe from being processed. We are investigating the cause and working as quickly as possible to resolve the situation. We will keep you updated.

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The Bank of Ireland told customers it’s aware of reports of Visa debit-card issues.

Bank of Ireland
@bankofireland
We are aware some customers are experiencing Visa debit card issues. This is impacting multiple banks across Europe. We will update when we know more. Cash withdrawals can be made at any BOI ATM.

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HSBC U.K. says it understands services are recovering slowly.

HSBC UK
@HSBC_UK
Replying to Andy Ward@adwarduk
Sorry to hear about your experience Andy. We believe there may have recently been issues with Visa’s payments processing. From what we understand there are still intermittent issues but services are slowly recovering. ^NW

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While Paultons Theme Park advised customers to use a different method to purchase tickets.

Paultons Theme Park
@paultonspark
We have been advised by our card processing partner that Visa card transactions throughout the UK are experiencing disruption. If you are trying to purchase tickets, please use an alternative payment method. We will keep you updated as the situation develops #visa.

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