Compare Business Prepaid Cards

  - Need a payment option for staff, but don’t want a credit card? Compare the best business prepaid cards where you pre-load money for spending.
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Compare the Best Business Prepaid Cards

 Transaction FeesMonthly FeesForeign Exchange FeesIssue FeesATM ChargeTop Up Information 
 
Cashplus Business Premier
Cashplus Business Premier
Sterling (GB£)
NilNil2.99%£29.99£2.00
  • Post Office®
  • BACS
  • Faster payments
  • Standing Order
  • In Store
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Caxtonfx Global Traveller
Caxtonfx Global Traveller
Sterling (GB£)
£1.50Nil2.75%NilNil
  • Debit Card
  • SMS/Text
  • BACS
Proceed
Corporate Expense
Corporate Expense
Sterling (GB£)
VariesVariesVariesVariesVaries
  • BACS
  • Chaps/Swift
  • Faster payments
 
Fairfx Corporate Prepaid
Fairfx Corporate Prepaid
Sterling (GB£)
NilNil1.50%Nil£1.50
  • Online
 
Caxtonfx Europe Traveller
Caxtonfx Europe Traveller
Euro (EU€)
€1.75Nil2.75%NilNil
  • Debit Card
  • SMS/Text
  • BACS
Proceed
Corporate Expense
Corporate Expense
Euro (EU€)
VariesVariesVariesVariesVaries
  • BACS
  • Chaps/Swift
  • Faster payments
 
Fairfx Corporate Prepaid
Fairfx Corporate Prepaid
Euro (EU€)
NilNilNilNil€2.00
  • Online
 
Caxtonfx Dollar Traveller
Caxtonfx Dollar Traveller
Dollar (US$)
$2.00Nil2.75%NilNil
  • Debit Card
  • SMS/Text
  • BACS
Proceed
Corporate Expense
Corporate Expense
Dollar (US$)
VariesVariesVariesVariesVaries
  • BACS
  • Chaps/Swift
  • Faster payments
 
Fairfx Corporate Prepaid
Fairfx Corporate Prepaid
Dollar (US$)
NilNilNilNil$2.50
  • Online
 
T24 Payvault
T24 Payvault
Dollar (US$)
NilNil2.00%$20.00$1.20
  • Automatic Corporate load
  • Manual Corporate load
 
Last Updated: Thursday 27 March 2014 16:03

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Business prepaid cards explained

  • Convenient spending method you control
  • No credit checks
  • Useful for payroll and employee expenses

Business prepaid cards offer a convenient and secure alternative to paying by cash or cheque. Available on the Maestro, MasterCard and Visa payment networks, you can use a prepaid card at ATMs, online and any retailers, restaurants, etc. that accept payment by card.

In contrast to a business credit card, prepaid cards don’t require a credit check as they aren’t a form of credit. This allows you to keep a tighter rein on your business’ and employees’ spending.

Prepaid cards can help businesses in two main ways:

  • Employee expenses
    Instead of employees having to pay using their own cash or cards and then submitting an expense claim, a business prepaid card is an easy alternative. For making essential business purchases, employees don’t need to wait to obtain a credit or debit cardholder to make the purchase.
  • Payroll
    Pay temporary or seasonal staff that don’t have a bank account by loading wages onto a prepaid card.

A business’ prepaid cards can usually be controlled centrally. This means that you can have access to online reporting of spending, and arrange credit ‘top-ups’. Importantly though, you may also be able to limit how your employees use cards, for instance by not allowing ATM withdrawals.

Business prepaid cards will usually not cost as much as a credit card to issue, although fees may be charged for:

  • Monthly management
  • Issuing a new card
  • Making a purchase using the card
  • Withdrawing cash at an ATM
  • Foreign use and currency conversion

Penny PigCompare prepaid card fees based on how your business will use them. If for example, it’s just to make online and card purchases, the ATM fees may not be applicable. Similarly, if the card is only to be used in the UK, making purchases in sterling, then foreign use and conversion charges won’t matter too much either.

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Prepaid Everyday CardsPrepaid Everyday Cards
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Prepaid Travel Money CardsPrepaid Travel Money Cards
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