Titanium Prepaid Debit Card
What is the Titanium+ Visa Prepaid Card?
A prepaid card gives consumers the utility of an electronic payments card without being linked to a bank account or going into debt. A newly purchased card will have a zero balance until money is added to it. Once the funds are loaded, purchases and fees will be deducted until the funds are depleted. No credit check is required and prepaid cards are easy to get, easy to use and offer more convenience and safety than carrying cash. Prepaid cards are accepted at millions of locations from retail stores to mail or phone orders and on-line. With our reloadable Titanium+ Visa® Prepaid Card, customers simply add more money to reload the card and continue using it wherever Visa debit cards are accepted. Apply now!
Listed below, is some important information that you should know about managing your prepaid debit card.
Using a Personal Identification Number:
A personal identification number (PIN) will be assigned to your Prepaid Debit Card, so that you can withdraw cash from the card at ATMs or at cash register points of sale. You should protect your PIN at all times and never share the PIN. If your Prepaid Debit Card is lost or stolen and someone makes a purchase by using your PIN, the Prepaid Debit Card issuer has no way of identifying that you didnít authorize the purchase. Essentially, you are responsible for any purchases made using your PIN. With this in mind, the following is recommended:
The Titanium+ Visa® Prepaid Card offers its members the right to dispute unauthorized signature purchases. The Visa Zero Liability policy* generally means that customers are not liable for unauthorized purchases as long as they notify their financial institution as soon as possible. Once fraud is determined, funds will be placed back to your card within 5-10 business days of notification, sometimes even sooner!
Understanding Merchant Holds
In some cases when using a Prepaid Card, a merchant may decide to place a hold on a specific amount of money as a security deposit. You may sometimes experience this if using your card to rent a car or pay for a hotel room. This protects the vendor by ensuring the correct amount of money is still available when the transaction is completed. (i.e., when the car is returned or upon check out at a hotel)
To be prepared for a Merchant Hold, you should ensure you have enough money in your Prepaid Card account for these Merchant Holds. If you know the hold amounts in advance, you won't be surprised. Most Merchant Holds are removed within 24-72 hours.
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