Best prepaid credit cards on the market
If you are someone who struggles to stay within the limit of a credit card, or you have a poor credit rating, there is another option.
Prepaid credit cards are a great way to limit your expenditure, and they give you many of the same benefit as a regular credit card.
They are also a good idea if you are thinking of going on holiday, as prepaid credit cardswork both at home and abroad. Many companies even offer incentives for using their cards while abroad.
There are a whole host of different prepaid credit cards available on the market at the moment, and it can be hard to decide which one to go for.
So which is the best prepaid credit card to choose? Here is a pick of some of the better options available on the market at the moment.
The Orange prepaid card is one of the newest on the market, and the mobile phone company is currently offering customers a range of incentives for signing up.
Orange is currently offering customers a refund on their £5 sign-up fee if they load £20 on to the card by 29th February, but this offer is only available with Compare prepaid until 31st January.
“We are extremely pleased to be able to offer to all of our prepaid customers this exclusive offer from Orange,” said Raffick Marday from compareprepaid.co.uk.
“We wanted to offer all round good value to customers and the Orange prepaid card is one of the best prepaid cards on the market at the moment.”
Another attractive prepaid card option, especially if you are going abroad, is the Escape Money Travel Card from Phones4U.
This card can be used to withdraw cash for free from over 1.5 million ATMs worldwide, and includes a competitive exchange rate and the ability to lock the card if it is lost or stolen while you are on holiday.