Escape Travel Money Prepaid Mastercard Wins at 2011 Prepaid365 Awards | Prepaid365

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7 April 2011

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Leading prepaid Mastercard, the Escape Travel Money Card, has been billed as offering the ‘Best Prepaid Card Website’ according to Prepaid365, the UK’s leading independent prepaid card comparison website. scooped the top spot in the prestigious awards, the first major award for the eight-month old website of the Escape Travel Money Card business, part of the EZPay Ltd company.

The third annual Prepaid365 Prepaid Card Awards 2011 assess the cards, websites and supporting services of over 200 different prepaid cards across 22 award categories. The Prepaid365 Awards are voted for directly by consumers and the results are based on consumer votes, reviews and industry feedback, with the top performers winning the highest accolades.

Featuring clear tools to aid consumers in choosing the best value holiday spending money option, was praised for its total transparency in listing costs of acquiring a card. The website for the Escape Travel Money Card also carries an informative blog, daily-updated foreign exchange rates, and a clear log-in area for cardholders where they can monitor their account.

Paul Smith, managing director, EZPay Ltd, the operator of the Escape Travel Money Prepaid Card, commented: “Winning one of the top awards in the prepaid business within 12 months of the Escape Travel Money Card and website launching is fantastic news. We’re really proud to have overtaken traditional players in the prepaid sector so quickly, and thrilled that our efforts to offer the best option for consumers looking to save money and enjoy simple and fee-free spending abroad have been recognised. The Prepaid 365 Prepaid Card Awards win is a significant signal that our customers, and our industry, are enjoying our no-nonsense approach to business as much as we are.”

Announcing as winner of the Best Prepaid Card Website in the Prepaid365 Prepaid Card Awards 2011, Amit Sharma, CEO of prepaid marketing consultancy Emotion Associates and founder of Prepaid365 explained: “The prepaid card sector has enjoyed a year of new arrivals and the Prepaid365 Prepaid Card Awards 2011 highlight the top performers from both consumers and the industry’s point of view. This means users of the Prepaid365 comparison site can be confident that the winners represent the best in terms of value for money, but also are the most respected in the financial and currency exchange sector. The Escape Travel Money Card is a worthy winner, and one to watch for the future.”

With a one-off fee of £9.99 per card, the Escape Travel Money prepaid Mastercard offers better foreign exchange rates than traditional high street favourite foreign currency providers, and has NO CHARGES for withdrawing money abroad or spending. A dedicated Euro or US Dollar card is available to allow international travellers to take advantage of the best exchange rates available and pre-load a card with holiday spending money.

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