Summary: Checking vanilla prepaid card balance online will save your lot of time and will prevent you from further problems.
When you are carrying a vanilla card, then there is no need to carry any additional cash or any other debit or a credit card. These cards are acceptable at a number places like restaurants, theatres, shopping malls, restaurants, etc. It is very easy to get a card but main factor that one should keep in mind while purchasing a gift card is that how much amount should be added to the card. As balance can be added only once therefore a person should be very careful while adding the funds. Funds should be added in such a way that they are sufficient to meet all the needs. There are large number of shopping websites and local retailers which are providing these cards.
Are you still keeping your money in a bank if yes, then switch on your television and tune it for a news channel and you will be knowing about the frauds from a lot of banks affecting their users. In opposite to this, vanilla cards are the perfect place to keep your money safe and you can access your money anytime anywhere you want. If your card is misplaced or stolen, you should immediately ask the customer service operator for deactivating it. Since the card is insured, therefore in case of any kind of money loss, card providers will be going to pay the loss.
In opposite to banks, there is no need to visit and get your passbook updated for knowing the transactions and available balance. A person can check the balance sitting at home only. There are methods of checking the balance, one is an online and the other one is an offline method.
For knowing the balance online, a person has to visit the card’s website and provide card number, security pin and expiry date of the card. After entering all these details a page showing the transactions and available vanilla prepaidcard balance will appear. Calling customer care operator through the registered mobile number is the offline method of knowing the balance. It proves to be its best feature as there is no need to waste the valuable time in visiting the bank especially for checking balance and withdrawing money.
These cards are generally non reloadable. Meanwhile a person should ensure the balance before carrying it for shopping. Every time a payment is being made, a notification message regarding the transaction and available balance will pop up but this can be done only if you are having registered mobile number with the card.
Suppose you are planning to purchase a laptop for a long time and the time of purchase you get some extra cash back on prepaid card payment. It will add an extra excitement in your purchase. But this cash back can be achieved only if you are ensured about the available balance.