Leading African bank, Guarantee Trust Bank Plc (or simply GTBank) has announced the GTBank Virtual Prepaid MasterCard, cementing its place as the premier provider of e-payment gateway solutions on the continent.
The virtual card has all of the key features of the physical debit cards and is a low-cost alternative for it. The GTBank Virtual prepaid MasterCard is specifically aimed at customers who like to shop online, are security conscious and are wary of using their debit/credit cards when making online transactions.
The virtual card which is issues online via the internet banking portal and can be used for both international and local online payments. Customers who forgot their cards or lost theirs and wants to make urgent online payments are also welcome to try-out the option.
Commenting on the launch of the launch of the GTBank Virtual Prepaid MasterCard in Lagos, Guarantee Trust Bank Plc, Managing Director / Chief Executive Officer, Segun Agbaje said:
“This marks another milestone in our quest to make banking more seamless for our customers. As a bank, we remain firm on our objective to deliver value adding services that are tailored to meet the diverse needs of our ever-growing customer base by leveraging technology to make banking more convenient for all our customers.
The launch of this product, attests to our commitment towards encouraging a cashless culture in our country by promoting the use of alternative payment channels for transacting both locally and internationally. Our desire to be at the frontier of banking excellence enables us to pioneer innovative products aimed at making banking more simple and attractive to the unbanked and unserved.”
To get the GTBank Virtual Prepaid MasterCard, users need to login to the Internet banking portal with their user ID and password. Once logged in, they have to locate the cards section and click on ‘virtual card request’ to request. All other details will be communicated by the bank. Customers will also be able to convert their virtual cards to physical cards.