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As Covid Restrictions Ease, Consumers Are Using Debit Cards for Hotels, Motels, And Auto Rental

“More evidence emerges of how consumer spending has changed in the past year. Consumers are using their debit cards more for transactions at hotels and motels within the travel sector, according to the PSCU Payments Index for April. Released Thursday, the index shows that debit card use accounted for 35% of transactions at hotel and motels, up from 29% in March 2019 and 27% in March 2020. Credit use at hotels and motels has increased, too, reaching 39% in March.”