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Credit/Debit Cards at the Grand American

Discussion in 'Uncategorized Threads' started by thespan, Aug 4, 2007.

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  1. thespan

    thespan TS Member

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    Fellow Grand Participants!

    Are credit and/or debit cards accepted at the Grand for payment of the shooting events?

    Thanks,

    Peter Greenspan
     
  2. Neil Winston

    Neil Winston Well-Known Member

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    No.

    Neil
     
  3. thespan

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    Thanks, Neil!

    Peter Greenspan
     
  4. wva

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    Do they take checks?
     
  5. Neil Winston

    Neil Winston Well-Known Member

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    Yes, and cash as well.

    Neil
     
  6. eric

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    I would HOPE there are cash machines on site???? Anyone know??
     
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    I would HOPE there are cash machines on site???? Anyone know??
     
  8. guncase

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    Hey Jimmy,,, it costs money to process those credit or debit cards!! I pay 3.8% to take them. I would think that the volume they would have would get a better rate, but still cost a bunch!! I love to take checks,,, but those cards are a pain. Paul
     
  9. Beancounter

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    Just my opinion and I am certain there are those who disagree. Credit cards, debit cards have fees. Checks are free and so is cash. I cannot believe anyone with a 12 gauge shotgun is afraid of carrying cash. I cannot believe that anyone would want to see prices go up 3% just to accomodate a few yo - yos who do not know how to write a check or are afraid of carrying money.
     
  10. Joe Woods

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    The girls at the Grand have always been very nice. There was a time when cards were not. I prepay , eliminates most line ups. Or one less line up.


    Joe Woods/Ontario
     
  11. XXPowder

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    Debit Cards are different than Credit cards when people use a pin number. Only fee is 40 cents, since banks charge 25 cents for checks cashing, it would be in the best interest of the ATA to take Debit card since the would be no bad checks.
    They could also could charge a processing fees on credit cards of 3% and call it something else to keep up with the times.
     
  12. Rico46

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    Neil,debit card makes good business sense! Money is quicker, the fee is minute along in comparison with check cashing and you never have to worry about chasing down bad checks. It would make good business sense to for the ATA to check into this suggestion. May I suggest having registered shooter Tom Hoppe quote the ATA a debit processing service and along with that place an ATA machine at the World Shooting Complex. Service Excellence!

    Rick Brohmer
     
  13. smsnyder

    smsnyder Well-Known Member

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    neil credit cards and debit cards WILL increase sales on silent auction, entry fees, purses etc etc etc.
     
  14. smsnyder

    smsnyder Well-Known Member

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    ATM machine owned by the ATA makes good sense. more profits for the ATA.
     
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