Hacking Citibank EMV chip card in France videos

So I’m online today confirming my new Citi Costco card and decided that I have no life and clicked on the EMV chip card videos.  The first one on train travel in France cracked me up. I was expecting (or maybe not expecting) them to show me some work around for the train kiosks since Citi fails to let you use Chip & Pin. Check it out. Pay close attention to how they give you the Hack to be able to buy train tickets, it’s awesome.

Citi Credit Card with EMV Chip Technology Citi.com

There are also 3 other videos that will teach you some other good travel hacks using your Citi card in France.

How to shop in France and confuse the shop keeper

Have a man show you how it’s done

How to impress two women with your “French” skills

Oh and my review of the new Costco Citi card that kicks in on 6-20-16. It’s awesome except it charges foreign service fees of 3% 😦

Of course the smart folks in the videos won’t fall for the Dynamic Currency Conversion I’m sure….

 

 

 

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2 thoughts on “Hacking Citibank EMV chip card in France videos

  1. […] Citibank has a very bizarre video showing their ‘advanced chip technology’ credit cards not working in a chip and pin kiosk in France. And here’s one about a confused clerk at a story who can’t understand why you don’t use a PIN. I’m always especially struck by multiple layers of corporate review approving these sorts of things as though they’re a good idea. (HT: Cliqbait) […]

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