Credit and debit card spending up over Easter

Published on 19 April 2010 by arun singh

Credit and debit card spending up over EasterSpending on debit and credit cards was up 8.5 per cent this Easter compared to last year.

That’s according to the latest figures from Barclaycard Global Payment Acceptance which show that shoppers spent just over £205m over the Easter weekend this year.

UK Director of Barclaycard Global Payment Acceptance Stuart Neal, says, “The increase in overall spend is testament to customers wanting to get away or treat themselves over the four day weekend – with a significant increase in restaurants and holiday related activity.”

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