19 July 2013
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United Bank for Africa (Lagos)

UBA Positions Card Products for Summer Travellers… Introduces Added Benefits

press release

United Bank for Africa (UBA) Plc is making summer travel as hassle-free as possible for its Customers with its rich bouquet of Card products by ensuring that Customers who go on summer trips, carrying any of the UBA Prepaid or Debit cards find it easy, convenient and less burdensome.

The UBA card range for summer travel includes UBA Prepaid Card, UBA Debit Mastercard, UBA Gold Debit Mastercard and UBA Visa Dual Currency Debit Card.

It will be recalled that UBA recently introduced the UBA ‘All About U’ Debit Card which allows Customers put their favourite picture on their Debit Card

“With UBA Card, our customers don’t need to carry cash while going on summer holidays because they have different options to choose from,” says Dr. Yinka Adedeji, Divisional Head, e-Banking, UBA Plc.

UBA's PTA/BTA Customers can get the Prepaid Card for free and are able to spend up to $40,000 per annum on their Card. The card is not tied to any bank account and is internationally accepted at all Visa acceptance points (ATMs, POS and Web).

Similarly, the UBA Debit Mastercard is accepted at over 1million ATMs across the world and over 210 countries worldwide. The card can be used at over 32million Merchant locations with spending limit of up to $40 000 per annum on international transactions.

However, UBA Gold Debit Mastercard and Visa Dual Currency Debit Card offer customers no restrictions to how much they can spend on international transactions. The cards are also accepted internationally on PoS, ATMs and online.

Adedeji maintained that all UBA cards are secure and convenient adding that customers can rest assured, knowing that their transactions are protected when they use any of the bank’s Prepaid or Debit Cards on the ATM, PoS or Web.

“We have deployed advanced intelligence tools to monitor our Customers' transaction behaviours and will quickly alert them of anything suspicious. Our team of dedicated Service Personnel, working at our Customer Fulfillment Centre, is working round the clock to ensure protection for our Customers at every hour of the day,” he said

UBA is a leading Pan African financial services Group with presence in 19 African countries, New York, London and Paris. Headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, the Group provides universal banking services to diverse customer groups across Africa//end


Nasir Ramon

Head, Media Relations

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