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3 Travel Cards in South Africa

Travel Cards, Cash Passport, American Express, Discovery Credit Card, Trip, Holiday

Travelling should be an exciting venture. The last thing you want is to have to deal with hassles with paying. There are a different ways to pay for what you need when you travel. It’s usually a safer option to use cards when travelling, instead of carrying wads of cash around. Here are a few types of cards which may be ideal for your travel needs:

Multi-currency Cash Passport from FNB:
This is a prepaid travel card which can be loaded with up to four currencies. It can be used at merchants and ATMs worldwide that display the MasterCard Acceptance Mark. You can avoid currency fluctuations by loading funds on the Multi-currency Cash passport in advance. Beneficial to the clients is that the card is valid for up to 5 years and you get 24/7 global assistance whenever you need it.

American Express Rewards:
These cards are offered at competitive interest rates. It’s a Rewards programme that allows you to redeem your points for your travel needs. As an American Express client, you get automatic travel insurance for both local and international travel (if you are under the age of 75) when you purchase your travel tickets on your South African-issued American Express Card. With this reward programme you get cover for emergency medical expenses and personal accident cover.

Discovery Credit Card:
With this credit card, you are able to get some great rewards for travelling. You can use your Discovery Card to earn Discovery Miles, which you can then use to earn to shop or travel. You can also convert them to Voyager Miles or Avios. Planning a holiday can work to your advantage with the Discovery Credit Card. Use it for holidays with World Leisure Holidays, Royal Caribbean International of Contiki and you can expect to get up to 22% cash back. To apply for a Discovery Credit Card, call: 0860 11 22 73.


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