Dubai,United Arab Emirates – Tuesday, June 26th 2012 [ME NewsWire]
A newly launched reloadable prepaid Visa Card, Travelez gives travelers and consumers the same freedom people enjoy with their current Visa credit and debit cards with additional controls, low risk and more facilities. Travelez reloadable Visa card can be used anywhere a Visa Card is accepted globally. The card can be used at points of sale (POS), Online (Internet) shopping and also at ATMs for cash withdrawal.
Travelez Prepaid Visa Card has numerous benefits for inbound and outbound travelers by having the security of travelling cashless, obviating need to worry about losing cash whilst on holidays or business trips. Travelez gives the freedom of reloading your card from Al Fardan Exchange Branches and channel partners for convenience to the consumer. Travelers can also enjoy the competitive currency exchange rates as compared to using credit or debit cards issued through their native countries.
The Launch of Travelez Visa Prepaid Card is a major leap forward. “We utilize world class technology to provide fair-priced, value added financial service, like our international money transfer services. Our focus for Travelez is delivering convenience to our members who are regular travelers,” says Osama Al Rahma, General Manager of Al Fardan Exchange UAE.
“We are seeing that having a Traveler’s reloadable Visa Card is becoming a necessity to give travelers the sense of convenience and security. Travelez is a multi-usage card that can be enjoyed by everyone who wants the ease of having a Visa Card without a bank account. Travelez provides unique, affordable, safe and convenient way for consumers to utilize its various services locally or internationally.
“Travelez strives to make a positive difference in the lifestyle of people who either do not have access to, or choose not to use mainstream financial services,” adds Mr. Osama Al Rahma,
Al Fardan Exchange has entered into partnership with Majid Al Futtaim Finance LLC, among the regions most trusted and reliable financial services brands.
“Reloadable prepaid cards offer tremendous value to travelers, including with convenience, value and a means to budget for expenses. This new Travelez offering creates more choice and flexibility for travelers who want the additional peace of mind that cash doesn’t offer,” adds Mr. Rasool Hujair, CEO, Majid Al Futtaim Finance LLC.
Travelez card is available in two currencies: AED (Dirham) and USD (US Dollar), and both cards are available as Standard and Premium category. The Standard cards are valid for one year and are non-personalized. Premium cards are valid for three years, are personalized and have higher load limits.
The Travelez Card holders will get discounts on various outlets across UAE like Ski Dubai, Magic Planet, Aqua Play, iFLY, Little Explorer, Soccer Circus, Yalla Bowling, Wall Climbing and Sky Trail. Also Travelez Card holders will get discounts on electronic items through the Gridzdirect and theeshoponline.com. There will be many more similar offers attached to the card in coming days.
The cards are available at any Al Fardan Exchange Outlet near you or any channeled partner. For further info, please visit our website www.travelezcard.com
Majid Al Futtaim Finance LLC:
Majid Al Futtaim Finance LLC is a 100% owned subsidiary of Majid Al Futtaim Ventures. The objective of this venture is to fulfil our vision of becoming the consumer’s credit card and prepaid card of choice. Majid Al Futtaim Finance LLC currently issues VISA and JCB credit cards as well as prepaid Visa cards in the UAE and has plans to expand across the Middle East & North Africa.
Al Fardan Exchange:
Al Fardan Exchange is the money transaction arm of the renowned Al Fardan Group of Companies, which has diverse business interests shaped over more than a century of visionary entrepreneurship. Evolving with time, adding on services that match the expectations of the customers, Al Fardan Exchange, today, boasts 40 branches in the UAE, offering a bouquet of services that cater to both individuals and the corporate sector. Forging effective partnerships with more than 120 correspondent banks the world over, Al Fardan Exchange marched ahead of competition through silent but efficient service.
Zameer A. Punjabi