The QNB Visa prepaid card features 3D Secure authentication protocol and chip and PIN encryption technology. Cardholders can enable transaction notifications and check balances electronically to monitor and control their everyday spending.
Additionally, one of the top features of the card is that it is safer and more convenient than carrying cash without the need to worry about interest payments. It is not linked to a salary account and can be used only up to the loaded amount, providing a secure way of payment wherever the customer is. Cards can be easily reloaded through QNB Internet or Mobile Banking or directly at the branch and ATMs. Added benefits include 24/7 balance enquiry accessibility with round-the-clock customer call centre support and card fraud monitoring, a press statement noted.
Heba al-Tamimi, general manager - Group Retail Division, said: “Being the Official Middle East and Africa Supporter of the FIFA World Cup 2022, we are very proud to be the first bank in Qatar to launch the exclusive FIFA World Cup 2022 prepaid card. Our prepaid cards continue to lead the local and regional benchmarks in providing a secured, safer and more convenient way of paying. The growth of our prepaid cards has been very impressive over the years and we have always been the leader in launching various special edition products, including the Qatar National Day prepaid cards, fulfilling our customers’ financial needs.”
"As the Official Payment Service Partner of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022, Visa will be celebrating the spirit of football in Qatar and is looking forward to providing fans from Qatar and the rest of the world access to the digital economy and all its benefits,” added Sudheer Nair, Visa’s country manager for Qatar. “As we countdown to next year’s event, Visa is delighted to partner with QNB to bring this unique FIFA-themed Visa prepaid card to Qatar football fans who will be able to enjoy the once in a lifetime experience of the World Cup with the peace of mind of secure and convenient digital payments.”