Originally Posted by Zornica
that's been going on for over a year now. If it's still the same problem as last year, contacting you bank wont change a thing.
I'm sorry to say, but unless you brought some money with you, you are fucked
(credit cards will work though - visa has a higher chance of working)
I don't know where you're from, so I can't tell you much more
I used my card last august in Japan. Worked fine in hostels and post offices.