Reply to post: Re: They've staked a claim on my money...

The Honor's a defo gamechanger, but good luck buying one

Charles 9 Silver badge

Re: They've staked a claim on my money...

That's known in credit parlance as a hold. Gas pumps are best known for it. Basically, they tell the credit company they're calling dibs and to reserve the amount until the transaction goes through, at which point it officially posts. It's not all bad, though. If it falls through, it's easy enough for them to rescind the hold.

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