Prepaid Travel Card
Prepaid services using a travel card
If you are not sure what a travel card is the answer to that question is simple. A travel card is almost the same thing as a prepaid card except the travel cards are specifically designed for people who intend to travel to other countries. Because carrying cash to another country may be a risky move, many people feel that using a travel card offers them a much safer alternative which can provide them with the cash they need when they need it while removing the risk that comes with carrying cash in an unknown country.
This is not the only benefit which a travel card provides; there are many other benefits which we will discuss as well. One big benefit is that the fees associated with converting your currency to that of the country you are visiting are not necessary and are automatically done for you when you make a purchase for goods or services using a travel card. You can even gain access to cash in the currency where you are visiting through ATM machines which feature the MasterCard or Visa logo.
Travel card a safer traveling experience
The ability to make simple easy transactions when in a foreign land is a great benefit to the cardholder of a travel card and makes traveling a much safer experience. You can also use a travel card as a safe way to provide students who are studying in another country with the funds they need. Money can easily be placed on the travel card by parents and then instantly accessed by the student at merchants, retailors or ATM locations as needed.
Using a travel card can also help to reduce the amount of fees charged in comparison to the fees associated with using a standard debit or credit card. And best yet, anyone can gain access to a travel card if they would like because there is no restrictions which are based on credit as you may find when applying for a credit card program. Because the money is loaded onto the card by the cardholder and not borrowed from a lender, credit checks are not required in order to obtain a travel card.
If you would like more information on travel cards and the many benefits which they offer that could save you both money and peace of mind please contact us for more information. We offer travel cards which you can use to help make your experience in another country a much more safe and enjoyable one.