Maestro is a debit product within the Mastercard offering. Maestro cards can be used for in-store payments and for withdrawing cash at ATMs. This payment method requires online electronic authorization for nearly every transaction, even though Mastercard's rules allow the establishment of floor limits on Maestro EMV chip transactions only.
Mastercard has made the call to transition its Maestro brand of payment cards to Debit Mastercard. Learn more about this transition here.
|Available in||Europe||Finland, France, Sweden, Poland, Portugal, Ireland, Austria, Norway, The Baltics, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey**, Hungary, Czech Republic, Belgium, Netherlands, Iceland, Slovakia*, Germany, Denmark, United Kingdom|
|North America||United States**|
|* In person only|
|** Online only|
|Currencies||Settlement currency||All supported currencies|
|Processing currency||All supported currencies|
|Multiple partial refunds|
|Multiple partial captures|
|Local entity required|
|Sales day payout|
|Settlement delay||1 day|
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