Neon Prepaid Card
|What Prepaid? SummaryDate Reviewed: December 2010|
Please note this card is no longer available !
The Neon Card by Phones 4 U MasterCard is one of the latest fully branded chip and PIN prepaid cards available to anyone over the age of 13 years and is an ideal under 18′s card to be launched in the UK. It’s the first real contender to match most of the benefits available with the UK’s leading under 18′s prepaid card ? Splash Plastic.
In fact, if you are looking for a prepaid card that has the acceptance of MasterCard, but are also looking to withdraw cash on the card, then it’s currently the cheapest around, with No monthly fees and No Transaction fees when your card is used in the UK. ATM cash advance fees being lower than all other fully branded prepaid MasterCard cards available.
The Neon prepaid MasterCard comes with your Phones 4 U eccount and is a fully branded Chip and PIN MasterCard – accepted at more than 28 million locations around the world.
It offers advantages over Maestro branded cards, with acceptance at most online internet retailers globally, display the MasterCard brand mark.
UK ATM cash advance fees are the lowest of any other MasterCard branded cards currently available.
You don’t need a bank account and are guaranteed to be accepted, regardless of your credit history.
What’s not so good?
Not a lot ? The main issue is not the card but customer services which seems to let the product down.
Prepaid Card Type
The application process is very quick and easy to use. Apply online and you can pay via debit/credit card, SMS text message or by a Paysafe voucher ? available at PayPoint locations.
The Neon card with a low application fee of only £9.99 Plus with a Phones 4 U Neon card there are no monthly fees or transaction charges when you use your card plus topping up your card is free at any Phones 4 U branch.Earn up to 20% cash back when you shop online and get cash back by topping up your mobile. (all networks apart from O2)
UK ATM fees are an average £0.99p per withdrawal on the pay as you go product.
You can service your account on the Phones 4 U website or via an interactive voice response. You can view your balance, recent transactions and change your personal details.You can also now get your balance via SMS text message.
The Neon card can be reloaded and topped-up at the following loctions:Phones 4 U Branches – Post Office, Paypoint participating retailers, Debit/credit card and at bank branches across the UK.