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Visa Credit Cards

Visa is the world's best-known credit card, and is certainly the most widely accepted. A Visa-holder can normally take and use his or her card anywhere they go, and the exchange rates are typically favorable.

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Visa's origin traces back to its predecessor called the Bank Americard--created by Bank of America. It was 1958 when a bank manager visited a local store, during the days when it was common for stores to bill customers for goods they purchased. He noticed that there were so many bills for small amounts, and that the store employees were almost overwhelmed. It occurred to him that there might be a market for a service wherein one company handled all these bills for the various stores....so that one customer paid one bill rather than hundreds of smaller bills. With this, the concept of a credit card bill was born.

In time, BankAmericard separated from Bank of America and adopted a name that would be instantly recognizable around the world: Visa. As of 2006, 44 percent of the credit-card market share belonged to Visa.

 

 

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