Boursorama Bank facilitates the first steps of its users.
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At the beginning of the month of April, the neo-German bank N26 announced the launch of a virtual card that allows its new users to take advantage of the solution before even having received their physical card with them.
A virtual card and temporary
In the current context, whereas the timely dispatch of the cards can be lengthened, it is the turn of Boursorama Bank to announce a measure to accelerate the procedure for its new customers. After their subscription, a credit card virtual is automatically proposed in order to use the latter, without waiting for their final card.
This virtual card is a temporary one and it will have to be added on a wallet Apple Pay or Google Pay to be used. These mobile payment solutions allow you to transform a smartphone into an alternative to the credit card. It will then bring the latter to a payment terminal without contact. Unlike a contactless card, mobile payment does not, however, limit the amount.
The managing director of Boursorama Banque has entrusted to us a few days ago that the online bank had urged its customers to turn to the mobile payment to reduce a maximum the risk of the spread of the virus. The institution has, in particular, sent a notification to its users to save their card with Apple Pay or Google Pay. Moreover, it has also validated an “increase of a ceiling of a payment card without contact to $ 50, effective since April 27, the last,” confirmed Benoit Grisoni.
If the virtual card does not allow withdrawals in the distributor, it allows, however, to pay for his purchases – as well in shops as on the internet. Outside of this subscription period, Boursorama Bank does not offer its customers the possibility to create a blue card virtual. This will turn to players such as Revolut, a neo-bank that allows you to create with ease.