AstroPay the international digital payments firm, unveils Visa prepaid cards in Peru

Published January 29, 2023 by Oren A

AstroPay the international digital payments firm, unveils Visa prepaid cards in Peru

AstroPay, a leading digital payments corporation with a global presence, has revealed the launch of its Visa prepaid card in Peru. This new offering will allow customers in the country to easily and securely make online purchases and conveniently access their funds. With the intro of this card, AstroPay continues to expand its reach and deliver more options for its clients to handle their finances.

London, 24th January 2023 - AstroPay, a leading online payment solution used by millions worldwide, has declared the launch of a Visa prepaid card in Peru issued by Tebca Perú. This new offering will allow users to buy at any e-commerce store that accepts Visa and empower customers, particularly those without a bank account, to access the digital economy and engage in online transactions.

The Visa debit card offered to exist, and new AstroPay users provide a simple, secure, and convenient way to enter the financial system. Users can activate and use the card instantly, with no charge, and enjoy benefits such as cashback.

Peru is a strategic target for AstroPay, given the rapid growth and improvements in the payments industry, as well as the widespread acceptance of Visa in the country. The Visa prepaid card will allow users to shop on any site that accepts Visa globally and make payments in American dollars and Peruvian Soles.

AstroPay plans to expand its prepaid card product to other territories, including already launching it in the UK and now Peru. Next on the timetable is to expand across Latin America, targeting countries such as Brazil, Mexico, and Argentina.

Guillermo Dotta, CTO & Chief Product Officer of AstroPay, wrote:

It is a great time for AstroPay to strengthen its position as a key player in Peru’s growing payments industry. Standing on our existing operations in the country, we are offering our existing and new users a simpler experience with their finances and creating a frictionless experience for unbanked customers looking to enter the financial system. This launch is part of our continuous effort to deliver simple, safe and convenient solutions tailored to meet the needs of our loyal customers in all Latin America.

Gilberto Chaparro, General Manager for Visa Peru, worte:

At Visa, we work with fintechs worldwide to transform the digital payments industry and offer more and more people and businesses the benefits of digitalization. We celebrate our work with AstroPay, with whom we developed a solution that will enable more Peruvians to have access to fast, secure and convenient payments. Likewise, the creation and implementation of innovative payment solutions, hand in hand with fintechs, allows us to contribute to developing a more inclusive economy in the country.”

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