How often do you use ATMs nowadays? Isn’t your bank account connected to your mobile money account? Yet you still have to pay those monthly charges on your card in order to be able to use it online.
And if you don’t even have a VISA card to begin with, you’re especially going to love this hack. Well, this service from Flutterwave called Barter.
Barter By Flutterwave
Barter is primarily an app that let’s you send and receive money. In addition to sending money to all the local mobile money networks, you can also send (and receive) money internationally.
Flutterwave, the company that brings you Barter, has build a good reputation in the financial services space. It’s unlikely that you’ll run into any trouble using the app, but should you, they also provide A+ customer service.
And now, the feature that you’re here for. Barter gives you the ability to create virtual cards that you can use to make purchases online. You can create virtual cards, load them with money and then use them for your subscriptions, or to make purchases online. These virtual cards are also great as gifts.
The best part of creating a virtual card is that you are not charged monthly for the card.