Prepaid News Information
Latest prepaid news and media coverage
Clearcash Prepaid Credit Card -31st March 2011
ClearCash, has launched a new, more contemporary design for their card as they reach record numbers. ClearCash which launched in June 2009, is now considered one of the most recognised Prepaid cards on the market and proves extremely popular with consumers who use it to load their salaries and manage their monthly expenditure through the free ClearCash BudgetMaster tool.
The Launch of the Eclipse Prepaid Card - 1st February 2009
From its cutting edge card design, through to its easy use and clear and simple website. The eclipse Card aims to help people in the current credit crunch to budget and manage their money more effectively, it’s the ideal Budgeting tool. eclipse card “your money, your way
Credit Crunch and Prepay Cards - 18th August 2008
A growing number of people are turning to prepay cards as a way of buying goods online and in shops with plastic without the risk of criminals getting hold of their card or bank details.
Cordoba Prepaid Card - 11th August 2008
The UK’s first sharia-compliant prepaid MasterCard has been launched. The Cordoba Gold MasterCard does not charge or receive interest as this is in direct conflict with sharia Law.
Bread Post Office Reloads - 4th August 2008
BREAD Card can now be loaded for free at Post Office Branches and via BACS transfer.
Paypal Visa top-up card - 1st August 2008
PayPal is launching a new prepaid Visa top up card, available nationwide from 1st August 2008. The PayPal card is a reloadable VISA card and can be used anywhere the VISA symbol is displayed.
MODUS PAYROLL CARD - 10th April 2008
Altair, a leading prepaid card and transaction processing solutions provider, supported the launch of The OnePay Card, a payroll card for unbanked and migrant workers.
Manchester City Prepaid MasterCard - 18th March 2008
The Manchester City FC MasterCard Prepaid Seasoncard, currently on trial with 3,500 season ticket holders, combines for the first time three applications in a single piece of plastic.
Caxton FX Dollar Travel Card - 8th March 2008
Caxton FX, the UK’s leading travel card issuer launch new prepaid travel dollar card at the magic two dollar rate to the £1
Win for Tuxedo card in Vegas – 7th March 2008
Win for Tuxedo Money Solutions, at The Paybefore Card Awards, which took place at The Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Win for Cashplus at 2008 card awards – 4th February 2008
Rather than test pre-paid cardholders as the owners of the ‘poor person’s’ product, Advance Payment solutions has committed themselves to providing a high standard of customer service similar to that found at a high street bank
FX Dollar Card Caxton FX – 28th January 2008
With the pound still near the magic two-dollar mark the launch of the Caxton FX Dollar Card couldn’t be timelier. This revolutionary prepaid card allows spenders to pre-buy dollars, free of charge, at the strongest exchange rate which is frozen when the funds are loaded.
News of the World Prepaid Card - News of The World – 07th January 2008
From today, readers of Britain’s best-selling Sunday newspaper, the News Of The World, will be able to control and manage their cash more safely using a NOTW prepaid MasterCard
Altair Launches Fashion Rocks Prepaid Contactless Card – 06th December 2007
Leading prepaid card service provider and transaction processing company, Altair Financial Services International Plc (Altair) teamed up with MasterCard® to create a limited edition Swarovski Fashion Rocks prepaid ’Tap & Go™’ card
Pensioner too old to buy BREAD – 28th November 2007
When Winifred Hunt from Bexhill-on-sea, East Sussex, applied for BREAD a new ‘pay-as-you-go’ payment card she was surprised to find out that she was too old to apply….
UK Prepaid MasterCard PayPass Trial – 04th September 2007
LONDON: Altair Financial Services International Plc (Altair), leading prepaid card service provider and transaction processing company are participating in the introduction of the UK’s first MasterCard PayPass™ contactless payments programme, which begins in London this September.
cashplus reaches £100 million turnover – 27th August 2007
Advanced Payment Solutions (APS), the UK’s leading provider of prepaid card programmes, today announces over £100 million has been topped up onto its multi-award winning cashplus prepaid MasterCard cards.
Caxtonfx Euro Card Launch – 20th July 2007
Millions of pounds will be wasted abroad this summer, as travellers lose out to a multitude of hidden charges. Caxtonfx today revolutionises holiday spending with the launch of their prepaid Euro Card.
Virgin Money – 11th July 2007
Virgin Money has today launched a new pre-paid card called Pay As You Go. The new card has a range of benefits and is ideally suited to people who don’t have access to traditional banking facilities rather than people who already have debit or credit cards.
MEDIAWEEK – 7th June 2007
Advanced Payment Solutions (APS) and GapYear.com have formed a partnership to launch the GapYear cashplus Mastercard.
MasterCard – 11th May 2007
Advanced Payment Solutions (APS) has been named by MasterCard International as the top cardholder services provider in Europe in its 2006-2007 Prepaid Card Awards held last night in Prague.
MasterCard – 11th May 2007
PrePay Technologies, the leader in prepaid card solutions, were amongst the first winners of the MasterCard Europe Prepaid Awards announced at the MasterCard Prepaid Conference in Prague.
Finextra – 11th May 2007
Spending on pre-paid payment cards in Europe is estimated to reach US$164 billion by 2010, according to research commissioned by MasterCard Europe.
The Sun – 30th March 2007
THE UK’s first prepaid, instant issue Mastercard has been launched to fight the credit and debit card fraudsters.
The Prime Prepaid Card – 30th March 2007
The Prime Card, from IDT Finance, could be the future of plastic purchase and prevent a repeat of TK Maxx heist scare that affected 45million.
The Daily Telegraph – 24th March 2007
A new breed of plastic card can ease the pain of foreign purchases, but at a price, discovers Faith Archer.
Transfer money overseas using travel pre-paid cards – 24th March 2007
Transferring money overseas has become easier and safer with the new generation of travel pre-paid cards – although the convenience comes at a cost.
Mail On Sunday – 23rd March 2007
Immigrants are being offered cash cards by a Labour donor hoping to profit from a rush by workers to transfer billions of pounds out of the UK.
The Tuxedi Blue Diamond card – 24th March 2007
Iranian-born Ali Sarikhani, a friend of Tessa Jowell’s husband David Mills, has set up the Tuxedo Blue Diamond card for people without bank accounts who have money to send abroad to friends or family.
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