Can I Pay Bills With My Visa? - Other Questions


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Can I Pay Bills With My Visa?

Answered on | Updated on June 29th, 2010
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Visa is one of the most reputed brands in the world. When you carry a visa with you in your wallet, you don`t have to be worried about much. This is because the brand is famous across more than 150 countries in the world and all major brands, airlines, hotel chains, healthcare institutions, telecom services know about the value of your visa card.

To add to the many facilities that visa offers, one can also pay their monthly bills through the visa card. You can do so using your Visa debit card, credit card or even the prepaid card. This ensures that you don`t have to deal with long queues on weekends or rush out in office hours to pay your monthly bills. You can deal with them online in the comfort of your home, saving you valuable time and effort. What more, your Visa payments can reap you rich rewards in terms of points, air miles, gift vouchers or cash back schemes depending on the type of card you are holding.

Mailing cheques and in fact writing them could be troublesome. One bounced cheque because of the signature mismatch or due to your accounts accidentally running out of funds could tarnish your credit score that you have been so carefully nurturing for months and years. If you pay by a Visa card, you not only get the work done in seconds but are also rewarded. More your bills, faster the points accumulate in your account to be redeemed later.

Since card payments happen almost instantly, you can pay your bills even if you remembered in the last minute. Besides, your Visa will give you the option of onetime payment or automatic recurring payment. The onetime payment can let you properly ensure what you are paying and to whom. The recurring payment can repay fixed bills like internet services, room rents etc. This will avoid the hassles of forgetting to make your payments and then losing important services like internet or electricity.

Unlike in other scenarios, like wire transfer, cheques or drafts, payment by Visa can free of the tension of missing payments or delays in payments. Visa transfers are almost on the spot. Security too is completely taken care of even as the Visa is protected by several layers of security measures ensuring that there is no fraud targeted at your card. Be it efficiency, security, flexibility or more rewards, you get them all through bill payments with your Visa card.

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