Acceptance of Prepaid Visa Gift Cards (that restrict country use)

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Acceptance of Prepaid Visa Gift Cards (that restrict country use)

For our customers wishing to use prepaid visa gift cards that restrict country use as an anonymous method of payment, we now have a reliable way to accept this with minimal hassle.

As you may have realized, certain gift cards (especially those from the US), have recently restricted payments to payment processors outside the USA.

For example:

Can I use my Visa Gift card outside of the United States?

If your gift card states Valid only in the United States on the front, your issuer has issued a Domestic Use Only card. Although your gift card will not be accepted at locations outside of the United States, it’s welcome at millions of locations within the U.S. where Visa Debit cards are accepted.

Source: Visa

Not all Visa Prepaid gift cards have this restriction! So if you are intending to buy a gift card, do check with your provider as to whether it can be used.

Procedure to use Prepaid Gift Cards with BolehVPN:

  1. Open a Support Ticket or e-mail us letting us know that you wish to pay via a prepaid gift card that doesn’t seem to work on our MolPay processor (you should always try with MolPay first via our online customer portal if you are unsure if there is a domestic lock).
  2. The e-mail/ticket should contain:
    Desired VPN Package:

    Credit Card Number:
    Credit Card Type:
    CVV/Security Code:
    Amount on Card:
    Expiry Date:
    Below are applicable only if required (for e.g. it’s an online prepaid visa gift card with preset names/addresses):
    Name on card:
    Address:
    Any administration site for the card:
    Administration Site Login:
  3. The WHOLE of the balance on the credit card has to be given to us and they will be used to settle our various server bills. If the card contains more credit than the package price, your package will be extended accordingly to reflect the additional amounts paid.
  4. Once we have verified receipt, we will activate your account for you.
  5. You shall not use the credit card details once it is handed over to us and in the event that the card is declined or there is a shortfall when we do use it, your account will be terminated immediately. Please note that your prepaid card may not be charged immediately and will be used as and when we require them.

Here are some prepaid gift card providers that we believe allow internet transactions (though we do not guarantee they will work and are just based off our internet research and their FAQs). These cards should be able to be processed automatically through our Payment Gateway (MolPay). We always recommend you to double check!! We’ll update the list as we gather more.

Gift Cards

US Amex Gift Card (USA) Link

US Mastercard Gift Card (USA) Link

UK Mastercard Gift Card (UK) Link

QCS Gift Cards (UK) Link

3V Gift Cards (UK) Link

ANZ Gift Card (AU) Link

Australia Post Gift Card (AU) Link

RBC Gift Card (CA) Link

3V Prepaid Vouchers (CA) Link

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