BP fuel stations can't take card payments

BP fuel stations can't take card payments

BP fuel stations can't take card payments

  • 8 July 2018
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BP fuel stations across the UK are currently unable to accept card payments, the fuel giant has said.

BP said all its stations were only able to accept cash payments and that it was directing customers to its onsite ATMs. Customers unable to do this could leave their details and pay later, BP said.

It said "a handful" of stations had closed until the problem was resolved.

BP said it did not know what had caused the issue, but said it was "working to rectify this as a matter of urgency".

A BP spokesperson said the problem had started around 19:00.

"We would like to apologise for any inconvenience this has caused our customers.

"The majority of our sites are accepting cash payments; however, a handful of stations have taken the decision to shut as we work to ensure that this issue is resolved in all our stations," they added.

BP has 1,280 BP stations across the UK.

Highways England earlier tweeted that all motorway service areas with BP fuel stations were affected by the problem.

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