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April 10, 2017

How to Choose Credit at Central Florida's Most Popular Retailers

Asking how is the easiest and fastest way to run a debit transaction as credit—unless you already know how the retailer’s point of sale system works.


Until all retailers have fully transitioned to EMV terminals and adopted the necessary technology, the exact process for skipping the PIN will continue evolving. While we patiently wait for this transition to take place in its entirety, many of us have already memorized how to run a debit transaction as credit at our favorite stores. But what about all the retailers you don’t visit on a regular basis, whose terminals you haven’t memorized how to use?

How to choose credit at your favorite stores

Take a look at some of the ways our members have had success at the area’s most popular retailers:

Retailer How to Choose Credit
Publix Press the green “enter” button when prompted to enter your PIN.
Target Press the green “enter” button when prompted to enter your PIN.
Walgreens Press the yellow button when prompted to enter your PIN.
Walmart

Press “other” when prompted to enter your PIN and then opt to sign for your purchase instead of entering your PIN.

Community contributions

Do you know how to choose credit at a retailer we haven’t listed? Post a comment on our Facebook page to let us know and we’ll add it to the list!

P.S. Wondering why you should choose credit instead of debit?
 If you’re enrolled in a Debit Card Rewards program — whether it’s Rewards for You, Double Debit Card Rewards, or Extra Credit for Schools — you’ll make the most use of the program when you choose credit at checkout.