The Kalixa prepaid card is a pay as you go mastercard, you can spend what you load onto it. We take a look at it, along with how to apply for a Kalixa card and what the fees are to use it.
Kalixa is a prepaid mastercard that is accepted in-store on the high street, online or over the phone – where the MasterCard acceptance mark is shown.
You can also use it as a travel FX card – there are no FX fees, no commission and no transaction charges when you make purchases abroad using the card.
As a prepaid card it’s great to help you manage your day-to-day finances as it is pay as you go and doesn’t involve credit checks or need a link to a bank account – you simply load and then can spend what you load.
There are no monthly account charges or transaction fees and is a cost effective alternative to a credit card or debit card
How to get a Kalixa card
Apply online – you can apply online at www.Kalixa.com. It’s a simple, quick process and all you need is an active email address and a valid postal address for the card to be sent to. Plus you’ll need to load up with a minimum £10. Your card will be delivered in around 5-7 days.
What are the Kalixa fees?
Card Issue Fee – £4.95
Transaction Fee – Free
Monthly Fee – Free
UK ATM Fee – £1.75
International ATM Fee – £2.25
Loading Fees – via Internet banking, cash deposit or standing order – Free
Maximum 24hr ATM withdrawal – £300
Maximum card value – £9,000
How do you Load the Kalixa card?
You can add money to the card in a number of different ways, online and offline.
Online – via internet banking, credit or debit card, ClickandBuy and Moneybookers
Offline – via a cash deposit or direct from your company
MoneyHighStreet.com rating – a good value prepaid card. Great if you want to ring-fence funds and help manage your personal finances. Good option for travel fx, albeit the card itself is only available as a sterling card.
One poin to note is that as a prepaid mastercard you can use the Kalixa card when paying for flights with ryanair.com and avoid the Administration fee of £5 – make sure though that you select the correct payment option ‘Mastercard Prepaid’ before entering your card details.
So to start saving on you Ryanair administration fees, and benefit from using a prepaid card, apply now for your Kalixa Card.