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Debit cards are now the most common payment option in Australia.
RBA statistics for 2013 show $3.22 billion in debit card transactions, around 15% more than the previous year and double the value of credit card transactions.
WORRIED ABOUT ONLINE SHOPPING?
Most credit cards offer protection against purchases made without your consent and have special clauses to include online purchases.
Many also offer additional pass or PIN code protections for online payments.
This is particularly valuable if you are purchasing from overseas sites.