MasterCard Credit Card service extends exclusive benefits on purchases made using the card anywhere in the world. The types of credit cards offered by MasterCard are Standard MasterCard Credit Card, Gold MasterCard Credit Card, Platinum MasterCard Credit Card and World and World Elite MasterCard Credit Card
Various lenders in India issue a MasterCard Credit Card to borrowers who wish to avail certain custom-made benefits such as higher credit limit, personalized services, better purchasing power, higher repayment flexibility and much more.
MasterCard Credit Cards have the PayPass facility that enables quicker payment at merchant outlets and all you have to do is tap your card against the machine – no need to sign or swipe. These credit cards have multiple levels of security and protects users from fraud with the sophisticated monitoring system incorporated in it. By using the SecureCode, customers can also safely shop online.
MasterCard Credit Card is accepted in establishments worldwide. This includes airlines, stores, hotels, restaurants, fuel stations, car rental agencies and so on. Outlets that accept MasterCard Credit Card will have the MasterCard logo displayed at the cash counter.
The MasterCard Credit Card holders are highly protected against fraud, scam or misuse since the security system installed in the same is highly sophisticated and fool proof. There are multiple layers of safeguards set by MasterCard that prevents any unauthorized transactions on the card.
Some of the security measures incorporated in this credit card are – Everyday Protect facility with EMV Chip Technology, Secure Code and OTP for protecting online transactions, ATM PIN+ EMV Chip+ SMS Alerts offer peace of mind to the customer while travelling and can keep track of all the transactions made.
Enjoy quicker payment at merchant outlets by just tapping your card on the machine rather than signing or swiping to enable the transaction. This feature is unique to MasterCard Credit Cards.
Global Concierge Service:
MasterCard Credit Card also extends the additional feature of a Global Emergency Service for all your MasterCard related requirements. Assistance is provided instantly if you have lost or misplaced your credit card and you can get card replacement within 24 hours if you are in the U.S and within 48 hours if you are anywhere else in the world. In the meantime, to meet your immediate needs, the concierge service will also offer you emergency cash within two hours of reporting the loss.
MasterCard Credit Card come with liability protection as well. In case of any unauthorized transactions made on your credit card, the customer can report the loss to the customer care and the issuing bank will activate the liability policy. Most Banks have a Zero personal liability policy wherein the loss is completely borne by them and not the card holder.
With your Gold MasterCard Credit Card, enjoy the benefit of roadside assistance 24/7 which includes jumpstarts, fuel delivery, towing, tire changes, etc.
MasterCardAssist – Travel Assistance Services:
With the Platinum MasterCard Credit Card and Gold MasterCard Credit Card, you can also enjoy travel assistance through the MasterAssist Program, which comes with services such as immunization information, help with your passport and contact information for your consulates and embassies, referral to doctors or lawyers who speak your native language, and so on.
The types of cards available under MasterCard are – Pay Now, Pay Later, Commercial, Prepaid and PayPass or Contactless cards.
Various lenders in India offer the MasterCard Credit Card. In order to find out about your eligibility and related information, kindly contact the issuing banks of your choice.
Yes, MasterCard Credit Cards are accepted worldwide. The retail outlets that accept MasterCard Credit Cards will have the MasterCard logo displayed.
In order to address your queries and concerns related to your MasterCard Credit Card, you have to contact the issuing bank’s customer care service. MasterCard global services can also be contacted. To know more, kindly visit any branch of your issuing bank or the MasterCard website.
You can find the ATMs that accept MasterCard, Cirrus and Maestro through the ATM locator tool in the official MasterCard website.
In a bid to enhance foreign spending, Eastern Bank Ltd. launched a co-branded USD Mastercard for member companies of Bangladesh Association of Software and Information Services (BASIS). Now, members abroad can remit $30,000 abroad on business trips. MA Mannan, the State Minister for Ministry of Finance and Planning, was quoted as saying that they are trying to meet young generation’s demand as the government wants to work for the youth, and signed off by saying that the company believes the initiative will expand Bangladesh IT services beyond the border and help the country reach the export earning target of $50bn.
26th May 2017
Following two successful pilots in South Africa, a state-of-the-art credit card has been launched by MasterCard – the MasterCard Fingerprint card. The card is designed to offer further assurance to card holders and ensure that their cards are safe, especially when they are misplaced or stolen whilst offering enhanced protection in terms of transacting. The way the card works is fairly simple. Basically, the card operates in the same manner as mobile phones such as the Tecno i3 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy A3 2017, etc., wherein users will have to hold their fingers to a fingerprint sensor so that their device can be unlocked. Users will have to get their fingerprint scanned so that transactions are authorised via the biometric scanner present on their MasterCard Fingerprint card.ssas
Not only does the MasterCard Fingerprint card ensure more security of transactions, but the payments are also made quicker, thereby providing an extra advantage to the customer. The only thing unclear about this card is that it is not yet confirmed whether or the not the fingerprint technology is applicable to transactions conducted online or if they only apply to the over the counter/physical transactions.
8th May 2017