Wins ‘Best travel prepaid card’ at 2011 Prepaid365 Card Awards
The Caxton FX Prepaid Currency Card, one of the UK’s most popular prepaid travel cards, has been announced as the winner in the Best Travel Prepaid Card category at the 2011 Prepaid365 Prepaid Card Awards. This is the third year in a row (2009, 2010, 2011) that consumers have voted for the Caxton FX Prepaid Currency Card as their first choice of prepaid travel card.
Launched in 2007, the Caxton FX prepaid currency card was the first to make launch a free prepaid currency card, and the first to abolish ATM fees abroad.
Andrew Swailes, Head of Communications, Caxton FX: “The Caxton FX card was the first of its kind, and ever since then we have strived to continue to offer a unique product in what is now an immensely competitive field. I am delighted that Caxton FX has been recognised as the market leader. We have always tried to put the customer first and make their life as easy as possible – since the day we started the greatest percentage of card sign-ups has come through clients recommending our card.”
Caxton FX Prepaid cards are available free of charge to consumers in three currencies – GBP, EUR and USD. A Chip and PIN prepaid Mastercard, these cards can be used in over 30 million worldwide locations to make purchases in-store, online and over the phone in addition to making withdrawals at over 1.5 million ATM’s worldwide.
Amit Sharma, CEO and founder of leading prepaid comparison site Prepaid365 stated that“the prepaid card market in the UK is growing rapidly and that growth is driving greater competition and better value for consumers. The Caxton FX Prepaid Travel Card ticks all the boxes when you think about a card that you would like to carry on your travels. Free to get, free to load, excellent business class FX rates and even free ATM withdrawals* backed up by world class customer service from the Caxton FX team. It really does not get better than this and undoubtedly, consumers feel the same way”
Caxton FX recently launched its FastPay service, an online service enabling regular payments of small sums overseas with no transaction charges, bringing significant savings for customers.
*free ATM withdrawals are only available on EUR and USD currency cards from Caxton FX