Effective April 30, Visa will require online airline ticket buyers to input the three-digit security codes from the backs of their credit cards. While that's not a problem if the code is in your wallet, it's a showstopper for an intermediary looking to book for you. Southwest Airlines informed industry parties about the development, and travel management companies are trying to understand the implications.
The Visa card verification value (CVV2) security code goes by similar names at other card companies. Associated acronyms include CVV, CSC, CVC, CID and CVD. It is used to authenticate card-not . . .