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simeon

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
SJPDP LosArcos 09\14 Tricastella SDDC 0515 Porto SDDC 1015 LosArcos Burgos 1016 Burgos Leon 0917
I have been trying to book an alsa bus on their site with a foreign credit card. Has anybody got to to work?? Their are a few old 2012 trip advisor posts saying it doesn't work. It accepts the data and then just spins and spins with no message saying that the payment has been accepted??
 

falcon269

no commercial interests
Camino(s) past & future
LePuy, Frances, Aragones, Ingles, Vezelay, Toulosana, Muxia, Fisterra, Portugues, Sanabres
I think I had to use PayPal the last time I reserved over the internet. You may want to try that.
 

natefaith

Moderator
Staff member
Camino(s) past & future
Sarria-Santiago (2009)
León-Ponferrada (2014)
Camino Inglés (2017)
You can also try the GoEuro website or app. We've had no issues booking Renfe tickets through GoEuro with our credit card, and I believe they link to bus companies as well.
 

jsalt

Jill
Camino(s) past & future
Portugués, Francés, Le Puy, Rota Vicentina, Soulac, Norte, Madrid, Salvador, Primitivo, Aragonés
I have been trying to book an alsa bus on their site with a foreign credit card. Has anybody got to to work??
Hi, yes, it works for me, every time.
Jill
 

jo webber

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
Sept 9th 2017
Less than a week ago I used my US credit card to purchase tickets. Several weeks ago got train tickets as well.
 

movinmaggie

Veteran Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (2015) Scotland GGW (2017) Primitivo
I don't see where you are from Simeon, but if it's the U.S., one card that is widely refused is American Express.
 

simeon

Active Member
Camino(s) past & future
SJPDP LosArcos 09\14 Tricastella SDDC 0515 Porto SDDC 1015 LosArcos Burgos 1016 Burgos Leon 0917
thanks for your replies. It was an Irish card I was using. Will try again this eve
might have been a glitch in their site
 

Alberte

New Member
Camino(s) past & future
Camino Frances (July, 2017)
I have been trying to book an alsa bus on their site with a foreign credit card. Has anybody got to to work?? Their are a few old 2012 trip advisor posts saying it doesn't work. It accepts the data and then just spins and spins with no message saying that the payment has been accepted??
I had no troubles by paying with my danish VISA. I bought it a couple of weeks ago and it worked perfectly fine... I don't know where the problem lies :/
 

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