In case you haven’t noticed there is a prepaid Visa/MasterCard promotion war out there as banks duke each other in a bid to win your cash. BancABC has been at the forefront of these wars with various promotions including one involving Spotify and Apple Music as well as offering Chicken Hut meals to those who […]
A few weeks ago we wrote about BancABC’s latest prepaid Visa promotion where you stand a chance to win a Chicken Hut meal if you order their prepaid Visa via Branch X. Now it seems ZB has entered the fray with their own promo as the scramble for customers heats up. Don’t look at me […]
FBC Holdings Zimbabwe has become the latest entry into the zero-rate revolution. The group’s customers will no longer need to have data to access the following FBC Bank/Holdings platforms: Mobile Moola FBC Internet Banking OBDX Zipit Smart/ Mobile Moola Merchant FBC Health Mastercard Prepaid Card app FBC yakO!Agent Portal (Insurance) and the customer yakO! app […]
In dead of night.
Hope you paid for you Netflix in advance
Contactless cards and POS machines might soon become commonplace
Here’s a look at how the prepaid US$ (VISA or MasterCard) card options in Zim stack up against each other on transactions fees and other charges.
FBC Bank has, in a statement, announced the launch of a dedicated Foreign Currency Exchange Centre. The Forex centre will be housed at FBC’s number 76 Samora Machel Avenue branch. Customers will be able to do the following at the FBC Bank Foreign Exchange Currency Center: Prepaid Mastercard deposits Prepaid Mastercard de-loads Prepaid Mastercard issuance […]
A fortnight ago, FBC took the curious decision of adding annual fees to their prepaid cards, with individuals and businesses expected to pay $15 and $20 respectively. It was a curious decision for a number of reasons; firstly FBC risked angering customers who would then go to other banks who offer similar cards without any […]
We have said this countless times and everyone who reads this blog probably already knows: if you want to make an international payment most banks will ask you to prefund your account with real USD. No real USD no international payment for you right? Well, we sort of lied by omission there. It is possible […]
FBC Bank has launched a new promotion called “Transact without borders” where card holders who use their Prepaid MasterCards from now until 31 January, when the competition ends, can win an all expenses trip to Paris among other prices. FBC Mastercard prepaid cardholders in Zimbabwe stand a chance of winning a grand prize of a […]
We can all agree that paying for DSTV is quite a hustle these days. The only bank that I know that was accepting bollars/zollars was Nedbank, but even they have since stopped. I guess after the Honourable Minister of Finance ordered banks to separate steak from the offals no one is buying the whole one […]
Last Wednesday was a dark and distressing day for a lot of people. One of our neighbours had children who were attending a birthday party across town. When news of violence and shots fired hit social media they went down in throes of anxiety as they tried to call them and their phones went unanswered. […]