I got my Visa Electron card for Ryanair purchases as #1 describes - by . machines will not differentiate between Visa Debit and Visa Electron. NatWest to issue Visa Electron (Visa Electronic. I recently ordered something off a website and there wasn't an option for Visa Debit but there was a Visa Electron option so i chose that and. Visa Electron is a debit card available across most of the world, with the exception of Canada, Australia, Ireland and the United States. The card was introduced by Visa in and is a sister card to the Visa Debit card. The difference between Visa Electron and Visa Debit is that payments with Owner : Visa Inc.