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Using magnetic-strip ATM card to withdraw cash from Eurozone ATM

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We are Americans travelling to Europe in summer 2015 for the first time in ten years, and the new "chip and pin" technology" for credit cards and ATM cards has been quite a surprise.

We are getting "chip and pin" VISA CREDIT cards through our US bank (one of the big banks), so we should be covered on the credit card front.

But our bank won't be issuing "chip and pin" ATM (debit) cards until late 2015 long after we have returned from Europe.

We understand that many standard American magnetic-strip ATM (debit) cards no longer work in Europe if the ATM cards is being used a DEBIT cards to actually pay for stuff ("point of sale") at self-service kiosks or when run through the new European card readers in stores.

But we just want to use our ATM to GET CASH (euros) from a bank ATM machine (cashpoint) ! We have done this with no problems in Europe in the past, and in many non-European countries, so our ATM card has been fine on these occasions.

But what about now (2015) in Europe? Will our standard American magnetic-strip ATM card still work just to pull cash out of ATM machines?

I can't get a straight answer - All the websites I have checked have outdated information;
the bank personnel just give me contradictory information.

So I am appealing to to Fodorites who have been recently (in the last few months) to
our upcoming European destinations - The Netherlands Germany, Belgium, and/or Luxembourg.

Please let me know the latest scoop about whether standard American magnetic-strip ATM (debit) cards can be used just to withdraw cash (euros) at ATM machines in these countries.

Thanks in advance.

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