FOSTER CITY, Calif. - Visa U.S.A. said Thursday that its holiday transaction volume peaked on Friday, Dec. 22, with total Visa volume for both online and offline transactions surpassing $3.8 billion that day.

The total was 12.5% higher than last year's busiest day, Thursday, Dec. 23, when $3.42 billion of purchases were made on Visa cards.

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