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People Have Been Freaking Out About NatWest Ruining Their Chances Of Going To Glastonbury

People were worrying they might miss out on the chance to secure tickets at the weekend.

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So last night NatWest customers began seeing this message when they logged into their online banking.

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The bank is planning on making some improvements to its service so bank transfers, online, and mobile banking will all be temporarily suspended between 3am and 11am this Sunday.

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And some people started to get worried they might miss out on the chance to secure tickets for the 2015 festival at Worthy Farm.

@NatWest_Help UMMMMMM am I gonna be able to use my card to buy glastonbury tickets sunday???? Talk about great timing!!!!!

Emma Clarke@ems280204Follow

@NatWest_Help UMMMMMM am I gonna be able to use my card to buy glastonbury tickets sunday???? Talk about great timing!!!!!

10:45 PM - 02 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@NatWest_Help are you really closing down your systems on Sunday Morning when Glastonbury tickets go on sale !!!!!

Mick Rees@buffystarFollow

@NatWest_Help are you really closing down your systems on Sunday Morning when Glastonbury tickets go on sale !!!!!

10:28 PM - 02 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@NatWest_Help what's up with the planned downtime for online payments on sunday morning? I'm trying to get Glastonbury tickets!!

Ollie Macfarlane@OllieMacfarlaneFollow

@NatWest_Help what's up with the planned downtime for online payments on sunday morning? I'm trying to get Glastonbury tickets!!

3:01 PM - 02 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@AskHalifaxBank Hi, I am aware NATWEST & RBS online payments are down on Sunday morning? Will my Halifax account be disrupted? #glastonbury

Lisa@celtic_villanFollow

@AskHalifaxBank Hi, I am aware NATWEST & RBS online payments are down on Sunday morning? Will my Halifax account be disrupted? #glastonbury

10:26 PM - 02 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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@NatWest_Help with the server upgrade on Sunday 03:00-11:00 will card payments online still work? #Glasto2015 tickets

Dave Letorey@dletoreyFollow

@NatWest_Help with the server upgrade on Sunday 03:00-11:00 will card payments online still work? #Glasto2015 tickets

7:53 AM - 03 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

But this morning NatWest began reassuring its customers that debit card payments would be working as normal on Sunday.

@dletorey Hey Dave, debit card payments will work as normal, don't worry you won't miss out on Glastonbury :-) IK

NatWest Help@NatWest_HelpFollow

@dletorey Hey Dave, debit card payments will work as normal, don't worry you won't miss out on Glastonbury :-) IK

8:11 AM - 03 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

@buffystar Hi Mick, you should still be able to make card payments on Sunday. Have fun at Glastonbury :) AS

NatWest Help@NatWest_HelpFollow

@buffystar Hi Mick, you should still be able to make card payments on Sunday. Have fun at Glastonbury :) AS

8:33 AM - 03 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Halifax also reassured customers it would not be doing anything to cause a disruption.

@celtic_villan Hi, I'm DH. We don't have any scheduled updates affecting card payments on Sunday. Good luck on getting a ticket.

Halifax@AskHalifaxBankFollow

@celtic_villan Hi, I'm DH. We don't have any scheduled updates affecting card payments on Sunday. Good luck on getting a ticket.

10:47 PM - 02 Oct 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

NatWest has confirmed to BuzzFeed News that debit card payments will not be affected at the weekend, just bank transfers and online and mobile payments.

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