We are proud to announce, Pre-Paid EMV® Travel Cards are now available at select Scott Credit Union branches1. These pre-paid travel cards are fully equipped with chip-card technology (also known as EMV®), as well as, mag stripe, and signature capabilities. Using these cards will enable you, our members, to travel internationally without worrying about card acceptance in countries that prefer or mandate chip-cards at the point-of-sale. The cards also include traditional magnetic stripe technology for acceptance in both the US and other markets. Pre-paid travel cards are safer than cash, more flexible than traveler’s checks, and through chip-card and traditional US magnetic stripe technologies, are accepted at millions of retailers worldwide. It’s the smart way for you to travel.
EMV® Travel Card’s Key Features & Benefits:
- Cards are accepted worldwide at merchants with chip readers or magnetic stripe terminals.
- Cards are accepted worldwide at ATMs with chip readers and magnetic stripe readers.
- Cards are reloadable through a self-serve website or in any Scott Credit Union Branch2.
- Low $10.00 fee per card issued.
1EMV® Travel Cards are available at the following Scott Credit Union branches:
- East Belleville
- West Belleville
- Fairview Heights
- Scott Air Force Base
- Edwardsville Home Office
2There is a $1.00 fee taken from the card for each reload, whether through the website or in a branch. Cards may only be reloaded twice per day. If the card is reloaded through the self-serve website funds will be available in 3-5 days. If reloaded in a SCU Branch funds will be available after the next load time. Load times are 5am, 8am, 11am, 2pm, 5pm, 8pm & 10pm EST.