Tuesday, March/08/2016 

Euronet and Wizz Air launch WIZZ PREPAID TRAVEL CARD to benefit frequent travelers

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, and Euronet Worldwide, a leading global financial transaction processor today announced the launch of the WIZZ Prepaid Travel Card. The collaboration combines the experience and know-how of both companies in offering Wizz Air customers an innovative WIZZ Prepaid Travel Card product. Initially, the product will only be offered to Polish citizens who are members of the WIZZ Discount Club but will be followed by other European countries serviced by Wizz Air in the coming months.

The multi-currency WIZZ Prepaid Travel Card facilitates effective currency management for those frequently travelling within Europe. Users can add funds to the card in five pre-set currencies (EUR, GBP, PLN, NOK, SEK) and can convert the loaded funds between other currency sub-accounts. This way, all transactions can be settled in the currency of the transaction allowing cardholders to have greater control and visibility over their currency conversions.

WIZZ Prepaid Travel card holders will gain access to additional benefits such as cashback and bonus points from the Wizz Air loyalty program, cash deposits and free withdrawals through Euronet’s unique ATM network and also card-to-card transfers.

“At WIZZ, we are dedicated to providing our passengers with low fares paired with excellent customer experience and the opportunity to choose from a wide range of services and products. The WIZZ Prepaid Travel Card is yet another product to enhance our passengers’ financial flexibility and allow them to save even more when travelling with us” said Johan Eidhagen, Chief Marketing Officer of Wizz Air. “The introduction of this innovative product underlines our commitment to further improve the customer experience at each phase of the customer journey.”

“The combination of both companies’ assets and experience in the travel and payments industry is the perfect set-up for providing Wizz Air’s customers a unique product. Customers will benefit, due to the Euronet’s international presence and get cash withdrawals in all Euronet branded ATMs across Europe without any fee,” said Nikos Fountas, Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of EFT Europe, Middle East & Africa Division from Euronet Worldwide,Inc.

“MasterCard is committed to launching innovative products for our customers. Today’s fast-paced environment and its impact on the payments and travel industry only underlines our commitment for this new product. This product can be game changer for customers that travel frequently and want an easy to use payment card that will save them time and money,” adds Bartosz Ciolkowski, General Manager Poland at MasterCard Europe.”

For more information, please visit: www.wizztravelcard.com

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