Please be aware that when you open a "tab" at The Round-Up, or any other bar,
a credit approval is requested for amounts of $50.00 to $75.00
depending upon the size of your party and expected charge amount.
This Approved Amount is usually charged against your account
by your bank.
When the Tab is closed out, the sales amount along with tip is accompanied
by the Approved Amount that is held against your account for up to
three (3) business days.
This is NOT a charge by The Round-Up Saloon, but a short term hold on funds
by your bank until your tab is finalized. Both amounts will appear
on your account until the BANK releases the reserved amount - usually up to
three (3) days. At that point, the additional hold amount goes away from
This problem is complicated more when a DEBIT CARD is used. The reserve
amount is held against your actual cash in your account, and can cause
problems if your balance is close to the charge and HOLD amount combined.
Again, this is an issue with your bank, NOT with The Round-Up holding the
funds or cash. Using a debit card at a self-serve gas pump can cause
Please contact your bank for information on how they handle these charge rules.
Our experience has shown that Bank of America tends to hold funds longer
than some banks.
We apologize for the inconvenience, but it is not our doing. All we can
advise is to be patient until your bank releases the reserved amounts.
The best idea is often not to use a debit card to open a tab.