What deposit methods work best for US players? What prepaid cards offer international transactions?
Answering these questions is really not that simple because the individual options come and go, may only work in certain US states, or for certain individual players, so keep this in mind as you consider the list of recommendations below:
AccountNow – http://www.accountnow.com/ – Upon signing up you will be given a Prepaid Card that can be used for buying products and services everywhere Debit Visa or MasterCard is accepted. Adding cash is simple. Your AccountNow account can be funded through MoneyGram, Western Union, Green Dot Money Park and Visa ReadyLink, in more than 135,000 Locations. When using any of the above companies to load cash your money is instantly available. Besides, you may use Direct Deposit for funding your account and thereby qualify for their $25 bonus. Say goodbye to overdraft fees, using this service you will never get an overdraft fee because you can only spend what you have in your AccountNow prepaid account. Please note that certain fees may apply on international transactions.
AAA Prepaid Visa – https://www.aaamyaccount.com/ – Flexible, convenient and secure. Available for purchase online or at your nearest participating AAA branch.
Kroger Prepaid Card – http://www.kpfprepaid.com/ – Get their card that is designed to be used for all of your shopping, paying bills and getting cash from ATMs. Just go to your store and ask for Kroger Prepaid Card. At this moment, their cards cannot be purchased in all areas but soon, they will be available also throughout Kroger Co. Family of Stores. Our customers usually get it at Walmart. Remember to activate your card otherwise you won’t be able to use it. To do so, either call 1-866-265-8419 or visit their website and log in. Please note that a 2% fee applies to international transactions.
MoneyPolo – https://moneypolo.com/ – Offers flexible, affordable, universal Prepaid Visa Cards with Pay-As-You-Go options. Check their site for current costs and fees: https://moneypolo.com/int-en/products/prepaid-cards/
NetSpend – https://www.netspend.com/ – The NetSpend Prepaid Visa Card offers 3 different plans with various fee plans. Check the site for which is best for you. Make sure to get the Visa, not MasterCard. Foreign transaction surcharge is 3.5% of US dollar amount.
RushCard – https://www.rushcard.com – RushCard Prepaid Visa has no credit check and no minimum balance required. Choose from their 2 plans: Pay As You Go or the Unlimited Plan (which carries a monthly fee). There is a $2.00 International Transaction Fee plus up to 3% currency conversion fee.
Walmart MoneyCard – https://www.walmartmoneycard.
Gift 2 Go – http://www.gift2go.net/ – Gift2Go Visa Gift Cards can be used wherever Visa debit cards are accepted – at millions of stores worldwide, on the web, and for phone purchases. Also available at Walgreens.
Gift Card Mall – https://www.giftcardmall.com/ – Available at places like Staples Office Supply or through their website. You can use the card online but you must register it first! Find out more information at the Gift Card Mall’s FAQ.
Please note that there is no guarantee that these cards work with all processors, though we have heard that other players have had success, particularly at Slotland.