Visa Reloadable Prepaid cards can be used anywhere Visa cards are accepted, in store or online.
Some Prepaid cards are very similar to credit and debit cards and have Chip, Pin and even PayWave capabilities.
Which prepaid Visa cards can be used internationally?
Visa TravelMoney is a prepaid card that can be used to “make purchases at 25 million merchants worldwide that accept Visa debit cards.” Like a gift card, you pay for this card in advance, meaning you load money onto the card in your home currency then spend the money as needed according to the exchange rate of the day.
Are prepaid credit cards accepted everywhere?
Because prepaid cards are associated with major card networks – Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover – they can be used anywhere debit cards can: to buy groceries, gas up your car, even pay bills online.
Where can I use a prepaid Visa card?
Most prepaid cards have a network logo (Visa, MasterCard, American Express, or Discover) and can be used anywhere that brand is accepted. Some examples include grocery stores, department stores, gas stations, hotels, and for online shopping. Prepaid cards can also usually be used for purchases over the phone.
Is there a limit on prepaid Visa cards?
American Express offers a prepaid card at Target stores, which can be loaded using prepaid Visa debit cards purchased at Office Depot. It costs $3 to load up to $1,000, with a $1,000 load limit per card per day, and a $2,500 monthly limit per card.
How can I get cash from a prepaid Visa card?
A customer uses their credit card to buy prepaid cards at the grocery store in order to rack up gasoline perks from the store or airline miles from the credit card company (or both). Then, the buyer takes the prepaid card to an ATM to withdraw cash. The cash is then used to pay off the balance of the credit card.
Do prepaid Visa cards work in Europe?
You can also get a prepaid card at a post office. Most Visa cards that you purchase are US-bound. However, Visa does offer some gifts cards that can be used abroad through banks, such as the PNC Bank Visa Gift card. You can find a variety of prepaid cards online that can be used internationally.