Pre-authorisations are common but are often confused with actual charges. While in-store purchases are immediately charged and deducted from your available balance, pre-authorisations are temporary holds. The length of the hold will vary, and your credit card company can advise how they handle this.
What’s the difference between a pre-authorisation and an actual charge to my credit card? Print
Modified on: Tue, 10 Jul, 2018 at 11:42 AM
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