Reply to post: Re: Backups and redundancy, FFS

Mastercard goes TITSUP in US, UK: There are some things money can't buy – like uptime

Andy Non Silver badge

Re: Backups and redundancy, FFS

I always carry £100 cash in a separate compartment for circumstances just like this. Don't want to fill up with fuel and find the card payment system is down; or get stuck at a checkout with a load of groceries etc. I've only had to raid the "backup" a few of times over the years, but it has been worth keeping for those unexpected "cash only" circumstances.

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