Thats BS. Any card that says MasterCard or VISA can be used for online purchases. If it says Maestro or Visa electron it cannot. a student achiever account is a master card and should be able to be used for online purchases. SnapScan counts as online purchase, it is advertised that student achiver and even access account are able to use it but when you try it says card declined by bank, which is usually the case wuth standard bank debit cards. The online purchase problem has came up last year and is definatly a problem the bank needs to look into as most debit card holder were able to make online purchases last year and it stopped working all of a sudden. Many online merchants also require MasterSecure and Visa verify in order for you to make purchases and standard banks enrollment page for that does not seem to be working.
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