Ukash launch app-enabled prepaid card

Ukash has announced the launch of their innovative General Purpose Reloadable (GPR) prepaid card, which is supported by a mobile app that makes uploading of funds quick and easy.

Putting customers in control of their money, the free smartphone app makes it easy to check transactions and balances while cardholders are out and about as well as top up their card as soon as they’ve exchanged cash for a Ukash code. Cash can also be loaded directly onto the Ukash Prepaid MasterCard at UK Post Offices.

The app is designed for consumers who are excluded from mainstream banking and credit as well as those who want to control their spend or who are concerned about online fraud, the new Ukash Prepaid MasterCard card is available to anyone regardless of their credit status, and can be used instantly.

“The Ukash Prepaid MasterCard card is designed to break down barriers for a whole swathe of society,” explained David Hunter, Chief Executive, Ukash. “From immigrant workers to under 18’s and consumers with poor credit records, there are a huge number of people who have to rely on cash as their main form of currency for day to day living. For these cash consumers, there are many aspects of society that are out of reach – simply because they don’t have a bank account or credit card. We aim to change that social exclusion with our innovative prepaid card.”

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