A Visa Prepaid card allows the cardholder to use the money that has been loaded on to it anywhere that a Visa card can be accepted as payment. This makes it a very good option for those who can’t get a credit card or a debit card from another financial institution. They are also a good way to learn how to better manage a specific amount of money, and therefore are often purchased for students who have recently joined the workforce.
Where to Get a Visa Prepaid Card
If you would like to get a Visa Prepaid card, you can pick one up at many different types of stores or buy one online. To buy one in person, you can pick up a Visa Prepaid card at any of the locations found when conducting a search at the Find a prepaid card page. All you have to do is enter your current location and the map will show you the various locations in your area where they are available.
For those of you who would prefer to purchase a Visa Prepaid card online, you may do so at the Visa Prepaid buy online page. On that page, there are a number of different Visa Prepaid cards that can be chosen from, including various reloadable debit and credit cards. Select the one that you would like to use and click the “Get Started” button underneath it to go through the sign up process.
For more information about the Visa Prepaid cards, you can go to the usa.visa.com prepaid page and browse through what is available.
How to Reload a Visa Prepaid Card
Once you have your card and have used the original funds that you put on it, you can put more money on the account by using the Visa ReadyLink system, which can be found at most of the retailers that sell Visa Prepaid cards. To find a location near you, go to the Reload with Visa ReadyLink page and use the search function to find a location near you where the service is available. Once you find a suitable place to reload your card, simply take the Visa Prepaid card there and either use the available kiosk or speak with one of the cashiers for assistance.
Likewise, if you check the back of your card, there may be a web address printed on the back, which you can visit to create an online profile and reload from any internet connected device.