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Wirecard, lastminute.com announce extended partnership

Tuesday 4 December 2018 00:02 CET | News

Wirecard, a provider of digital financial technology, has extended its partnership with lastminute.com to offer multi-currency Visa cards for travelers.

The two companies have been collaborating in the field of acquiring as well as Supplier and Commission Payments (SCP) for subsidiaries of lastminute.com for several years. The new solution, known as the lastminute.com Visa Card, will allow travelers from next week onwards to pay in the local currency at millions of acceptance points worldwide, avoiding currency conversion fees. The widely-accepted Visa card will be also quickly reloadable, making it as convenient as possible for users to leverage on the cheapest exchange rates while traveling.

As issuer of the lastminute.com Visa Card, Wirecard will support main functions including card activation and reloading via the mobile app. In the lastminute.com dedicated, branded app, cardholders can manage their expenses via the multi-currency dashboard, view their transaction history, carry out wallet-to-wallet transfers, and even lock their cards if necessary.

The lastminute.com Visa Card will offer benefits to both novice and experienced travelers: cardholders will be able to use their cards to pay around the globe, while uploading it in British Pounds, US Dollars, and Euros. In addition, they will be able to use the cards to withdraw cash from Visa-branded ATMs and to complete online purchases. Additionally, the cooperation will enable travelers to take advantage of more competitive exchange rates and to travel cash-free. Finally, the lastminute.com Visa Card will offer some exclusive voucher rewards for early adopters of the card that can be used for their next trips – with a maximum of GBP 250 in vouchers potentially up for grabs (t&cs apply).

For more information about Wirecard, please check out a detailed profile of this company in our dedicated, industry-specific online company database.


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