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Is American Express accepted in Sorrento/Ischia

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Is American Express accepted in Sorrento/Ischia

We are going on our honeymoon in Sorrento and Ischia. We are bring plenty of cash (Euros) but which credit card is accepted there Amex or Visa Mastercard?

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1. Re: Is American Express accepted in Sorrento/Ischia

Visa and Mastercard are generally more accepted than Amex, because Amex charges higher merchant fees. You will find small restaurants and shops may not accept any cards.

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2. Re: Is American Express accepted in Sorrento/Ischia

We eventually had to close our corporate Amex account as so many of the cardholders were finding they couldn't use the cards abroad, so just bring a VISA or Mastercard.

I won't speak for Sorrento as I've not tried there, but at least here on Ischia most places will accept them - though a bit grudgingly for smaller amounts!

Peter

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