lastminute Prepaid Card Review
What Prepaid Card?
Prepaid Summary Review. Please note, this prepaid card is no longer available !
Date Reviewed: May 2008
Whats Good? lastminute Prepaid Card Review
The lastminute.com prepaid card has an application fee of just £6.99 or if wish to design your own prepaid card when the card package will cost £11.99 for a custom design. The lastminute.com prepaid card offers no monthly fee. for all applicants over 18. The lastminute.com offer a Chip & PIN facility where the card runs on the Maestro network which can be used at over 18 million locations worldwide. The lastminute.com offers no reload fees which can be made either online using a credit card or debit card, or using cash at any PayPoint locations.
What's not so good about lastminute.com?
Be careful as the transaction charges could run up a massive bill when you use your prepaid card in the UK and especially overseas. You will be charged a 2.75% transaction fee on all UK transactions, or a 2.75% foreign exchange fee for all transactions made abroad.
Application Process - 4 star prepaid rating
lastminute.com offer an easy to use and fast online application process, Once you complete the application process you will need to pay the fee by debit card or credit card. Once you have made your application, the card arrives quickly (7-10 days).
Card Designs - 3 star prepaid rating
There are lastminute.com 2 standard card designs available, which are sure to stand-out in your wallet or purse.If you are feeling a little more adventurous, you can customise your card with a picture of your choice which will only cost you £11.99
Fees - 4 star prepaid rating
lastminute.com prepaid card has no monthly fee
lastminute.com there is a transaction fee of 2.75% on each transaction in UK
lastminute.com there is a transaction fee for using your card abroad 2.75% on each transaction foreign exchange fee
lastminute.com top-up is free to reload
lastminute.com will also be charged a £1.50 fee for ATM cash withdraws.
Self Servicing - 4 star prepaid rating
lastminute.com operate an online service where you can manage your prepaid card account 24 hours a day, where the account self servicing options including: Order replacement lastminute.com card, Order replacement PIN, Update your details, Send an email question to customer services Dispute a transaction, View all of your transactions, Top up your account, Report your lastminute.com card lost or stolen.
The lastminute.com card is issued by Newcastle Building Society and operated by first prepay.