The use of prepaid currency cards has become a necessity especially among travellers. Prepaid currency cards provide convenience and peace of mind instead of carrying large cash when travelling.
Many high street banks, including Lloyds are issuing currency cards, as well as specialist providers, such as Moneycorp. We now continue our reviews with a focus on the ICE Travellers Cashcard.
Who are ICE prepaid currency card?
The ICE Travellers cashcard is offered under licence from MasterCard International by ICE and is issued by Raphaels Bank (Raphaels).
ICE is one of the largest retail currency exchange operators in the world. With a combined annual group turnover well in excess of $1.8 billion and growing,
An introduction to the ICE prepaid currency card
There are three ICE Travellers cash cards, the Euro, US Dollar and Sterling cards and you can load it with a currency of your choice.
The card offers no bank charges unlike your bank or credit card.
The card is PIN protected so you can be sure no one can access your funds if your card is lost or stolen.
You can load your card anytime online.
How much does the ICE prepaid currency card cost?
Applying for the Euro, US Dollar and Sterling cars are free, as well as the second card.
The amount of charge on loading depends on the amount you will load. The same principle applies when withdrawing from ATM.
How can I get ICE Travellers card?
You can visit the company’s web site to apply for ICE Travellers card. An email will be sent to this address which will contain a Verification Code. This code is required during registration to create your account.
It takes up to 10 working days to receive your PIN and card so keep this in mind when applying.