i tried to buy some train tickets using my halifax visa electron card and it I had a Visa Electron a year ago and I could make online purchases Can I use visa electron online to order things. So, my question is, can I use the Visa Electron card to order stuff online? If yes, how risky is it over using a credit card? Thanks in advance. The Visa Electron debit card traditionally was issued to those with a poor credit score because it provides a restricted level of flexibility; you must have the.