I am in Dubai, and trying to upgrade my refresh plan. A new phone and a new tarrif.
I have tried phoning O2, getting a link from them and then trying to pay the upfront cost. I have tried 4 different cards on 4 seperate occassions, and each time it will not accept the card, saying there is an error.
I have checked with my bank, and there is no block or any problem with any of the cards, as they have been used on other sites to pay bills and used in restaurants as well. I have tried doing it soley online and get the same problem.
O2 as usual are as unhelpful as normal, and say they won't take the upfront payment over the phone.
Even the hated verification final page is no problem, all passwords work elsewhere, and are correct.
does anyone have any ideas?
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I think its more than likely that you are trying to take out a new contract on a UK phone whilst abroad.
We hear of people having problems when they try to do this.
Is there a family member in the UK who could complete the transaction for you...and then maybe send the phone to you once it is activated?
I wont give you the links to contact CS as you have already phoned them but I cant think of any other reason you are having the problem?
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I live in the uk, I am on holiday and all of my cards are registered to my UK address.
Ok...so if you are on holiday I honestly think it would be best to wait until you get back home?. It seems you will continue to have problems. Remember also there is a limit on the amount of times a card can be refused for a transaction. This will be registering on your account.
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