Skrill Prepaid MasterCard
Skrill Prepaid Card
Skrill prepaid cards or more popularly known as the Moneybookers MasterCard is very well known among the people who use or have knowledge about online money matters. It is a reloadable prepaid card which allows you to manage your money and make savings as well. Also, you have the benefits of sharing your money with family members or to send it overseas in form of payments.
Though the Moneybookers MasterCard is limited only to the UK citizens/residents but the services they provide at the relatively low cost has made it a popular choice.
The process is also hassling free in terms of formalities. You can simply register through their website and apply for a Moneybookers MasterCard and provide all the details. You need to meet their three – point criteria to be an applicant.
Apart from being a UK citizen or resident you also need to be 18 years or older. Along with this it is easier if you preload your card with £10 while submitting your application. This pushes up your application and signifies that you are a genuine applicant in their system.
Top Up Information
When topping up your prepaid travel money card you may be charged a small fee, depending on the method, however most cards offer at least one free reload option.
Top up fees are FREE OF CHARGE using the following top up providers or methods:
|Free Top Up Charges||Charges||Timescales|
|Maestro/Solo||Free of charge||Instant|
|Bank||Free of charge||1 business day|
|Bacs||Free of charge||1 business day|
|Standing order||Free of charge||1 Business day|
|Cheque||Free of charge||Once funds clear|
Card Load Limits
|Maximum Card Limit:||€2500.00|
|Maximum Load Amount:||€1000.00|
|Minimum Load Amount:||€10.00|
|Maximum ATM Withdrawal:||€250.00|
Skrill MasterCard Prepaid Card
Most travel money cards have usage charges but the charges vary depending on what card you have selected. In some cases there are no charges at all, but they can apply from transactions to ATM withdrawals.
Here is a list of usage charges for the above mentioned card.
|Card Issue Fee:||€10|
|Transaction Fees:||Free in same card currency|
|Transaction Fees:||1.99% when used in different currency|
|Monthly Service Fee:||Free|
|ATM Charge in currency:||€1.80 per ATM cash withdrawal|
|ATM Charge different currency:||€1.80 per ATM cash withdrawal|
|Cancellation / Redemption:||€10.00|
|Replacement Card Fees:|
|By SMS / Text Message:||N/A|
|Via the Internet:||Free|
Skrill take a £10 deposit on purchase, the £10 is refunded on your first load making it a free travel money card.
How to Apply
You have chosen to apply for a Skrill prepaid card, please ensure you meet the following points as this will make your application more likely to be approved. Please ensure that:
You are at least 18 years of age
You are a permanent resident/citizen of the UK
Card is FREE when you preload £10 to get your card
Please note that until payment is made your Skrill account will not be opened.
How to Pay
Pay now - The fastest and easiest way to pay is by debit card or SMS. Make a simple one off payment whilst signing up. Confirmed highly secure website, with card and personal details protected.
Pay later - If you prefer to pay by cash. Choose pay by cash by bank transfer when you apply. Send an amount in sterling to their account with your card reference, they will contact you when it is received and advise of the Euro equivalent and when the amount is loaded to your card.
These points are simply a guide to the minimum acceptance criteria for Skrill. Please ensure you read their terms and conditions and see a full list of charges.
The decision to accept will only be made by Skrill after they have taken your details, confirmed your ID and received payment.