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AmEx launches new prepaid card

he American Express Global Travel Card is available at all leading full-fledged money changers in India

Krishna Pophale  |  Mumbai 

today announced the launch of the new prepaid Global Travel Card

The is a reloadable prepaid travel card available in three currencies - US Dollar, Euro and Pound Sterling.

It has features which include access to the American Express Global Assist service anywhere in the world for help with replacing lost passports, translation services, emergency legal and medical referrals, lost luggage and theft assistance, a free backup card at purchase, free card replacement services, as well as access to emergency cash. Additionally, all travellers choosing the American Express would be able to enjoy American Express’ exclusive merchant offers and discounts.

James Mirfin, vice president and general manager, global payment options, American Express India, said, " this is an important evolution in our relationship with global travellers, providing them access to a product that is safer and easier to use in a more convenient form factor. Additionally, the Card locks in the foreign exchange rate on the loaded currency, so travellers avoid fluctuations that could impact their travel budget."

The American Express is available at all leading full-fledged money changers in India. 

First Published: Wed, October 03 2012. 20:23 IST