The Medibank Currency Card allows you to lock in exchange rates on up to 9 foreign currencies so you know exactly how much you have to spend and you can top up at any time.
Activating the card
Once you have received the card in the mail, it is as simple as activating the card from My Account. All you need is to create an account which will then enable you to get the PIN. Remember the PIN and don't forget to sign the back of the card.
Adding funds to the card
You can load or reload from My Account. You just need to select any of the 10 currencies you wish to load funds to and then transfer the funds from your internet banking.
Internet Banking details
Account number: 9 digit account number to be retrieved from My Account
Account name: “Your name”
Using the card
You can use the card to spend at millions of restaurants and shops worldwide, and withdraw local currency everywhere Mastercard® is accepted. So access to your money is never too far way.
Plus, your Currency Card has the convenience where if you don’t have enough funds in the local currency to cover your purchase, it will automatically use the balances of your other loaded currencies to fund your purchase.
Remember to hit the ‘Credit’ button when you are making purchases or withdrawing money.
Managing the card
You can go online to load, reload, transfer funds between currencies or look up your transaction history at any time on your desktop or mobile.
Once you're back from your overseas trip, you can spend the remaining funds online or move money from one currency to another currency for your next trip. You can also transfer your balance to Australian Dollars and spend at your favourite shops or cafes.
Mastercard Prepaid Management Services Australia Pty Ltd (ABN 47 145 452 044, AFSL 386 837) arranges for the issue of Medibank Currency Card in conjunction with the issuer, Heritage Bank Limited (ABN 32 087 652 024, AFSL 240 984).
You should consider the Product Disclosure Statement and Financial Services Guide at medibank.com.au/currencycard before deciding to acquire the product. Any advice does not take into account your personal needs, financial circumstances or objectives and you should consider if it is appropriate for you.
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