Note that while some places don’t accept American Express, they might accept Pay Pal, which is a portal that allows you to pay for goods with your credit card.
This is known as a merchant service fee and is why some retailers require a minimum spend in order to accept credit cards. Some merchants don’t want to pay these fees and hence won’t accept the card, while others will charge a surcharge to use it.Some of these retailers may place a surcharge on ALL credit cards that go through their checkout.Again, you will be informed of this during the checkout process.You will be advised during the checkout process whether a surcharge is included in your cost for using this credit card.
We’ve noted stores that do this in the table above.
You will be informed of this during the checkout process.