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Here are the most common questions we're asked about Visa Incentive cards. If you need additional information or want to add this card to your incentive program, please contact a Visa Solution Provider.

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How do recipients benefit from Visa Incentive cards for rebates, channel incentives, consumer promotions, or employee rewards?

Visa Incentive cards provide shopping flexibility, choice, and immediate, easy use. They work like all other Visa-branded Debit cards, so consumers can purchase whatever they want anywhere Visa Debit cards are accepted, without the inconvenience of having to cash a check or complete additional steps in the fulfillment process. Find a Provider.

How are Visa Incentive cards used for consumer rebates?

Visa Incentive cards can be used in place of traditional check rebates to offer an effective, innovative way to increase the impact of a promotional reward. Use them to enhance your business image and build loyalty, while reducing costs associated with distribution. Find a Provider.

How can my corporation benefit from using Visa Incentive cards for rebates?

Visa Incentive cards offer your company an economical, flexible, and easier-to-administer alternative to traditional rebate check programs. They also provide an exceptional opportunity to elevate your brand image because each card can be imprinted with your company name and logo. That puts your brand identity in front of the cardholder each time the card is used. Find a Provider.

How are Visa Incentive cards used for channel incentives?

Visa Incentive cards can be used in place of traditional incentives to motivate distributors or channel partners to sell new and existing products and services for your company. They are also an efficient way to deliver Direct Selling commission payments. Find a Provider.

How can my corporation benefit from using Visa Incentive cards for channel incentives?

Visa Incentive cards can help expand distributor relationships and drive sales by providing an economical, flexible, and easy-to-administer alternative to traditional incentive programs or check-based Direct Selling commissions. They also provide en exceptional opportunity to elevate your brand image because each card can be imprinted with your name and logo. That puts your brand identity in front of the cardholder each time the card is used. Find a Provider.

How are Visa Incentive cards used for consumer promotions?

Visa Incentive cards offer an exciting approach to promoting your brand and marketing message while inspiring loyalty. They are a cost-effective alternative to traditional promotional incentives and an innovative way to increase the impact of a promotional reward. Use them to promote your brand and build loyalty. Visa Incentive cards can be used for such promotions as auto test drives and loyalty programs. Find a Provider.

How can my corporation benefit from using Visa Incentive cards for consumer promotions?

When used for consumer promotions and loyalty programs, Visa Incentive cards offer your company an economical, flexible, and easy-to-administer alternative to traditional promotional incentives. They provide an exceptional opportunity to promote your brand because each card can be customized with your name and logo. That puts your brand identity in front of the cardholder each time the card is used. Customers enjoy the ease and flexibility the card provides, with no check to cash and a card they can use anywhere Visa Debit is accepted. Find a Provider.

How are Visa Incentive cards used for employee rewards?

Visa Incentive cards can be used for recognizing and rewarding employee performance and service, individual or team milestones for months without injury or accident, reduced days for illness or injury, and for following or documenting safety procedures. In addition, the card can be used to pay out bonuses and recognize sales performance or sales training completion. Find a Provider.

How can my corporation benefit from using Visa Incentive cards for employee rewards?

Visa Incentive cards can help influence and motivate employee behavior. Your corporation can use them to help achieve specific business goals and objectives, such as improving customer service, driving sales, cross-selling products, and increasing employee satisfaction, commitment, and loyalty. They also provide an exceptional opportunity to help elevate company loyalty because each card can be imprinted with your name and logo. That puts your brand identity in front of the cardholder each time the card is used. Find a Provider.

What are the benefits of personalized and non-personalized cards?

Personalized cards allow the card recipient's name and a custom message to be embossed on the face of the card. They are good for branding and relevance. Although non-personalized cards have no embossed message or name, they can be issued instantly. The cardholder benefits are the same whether the cards are personalized or not.

Can Visa Incentive cards be used outside of the United States?

Although Visa Incentive cards cannot be issued outside the United States, some can be used outside the country. If the card states "Valid only in the United States" on the front, the provider has issued a Domestic Use Only card. Such cards will not be accepted at locations outside of the United States.

What happens if a Visa Incentive card is lost or stolen?

Visa Incentive cards are covered by Visa's Zero Liability policy1, which protects the cardholder from fraudulent use of a lost or stolen card. Upon discovering the loss, the cardholder should immediately notify the provider, who will issue a replacement card containing the remaining balance at the time the card was reported missing.

How do I implement a Visa Incentive card program?

Contact a participating Solution Provider to learn about their specific Visa Incentive card offerings, including custom programs.

Are Visa Incentive cards reloadable like some other Visa Prepaid cards?

Cardholders can add cash to some reloadable cards and continue to use them like a Visa Prepaid card. Only Visa Incentive cards used for Channel Incentives and Employee Rewards can be reloadable.

 
1Visa's Zero Liability policy covers U.S.-issued cards only and does not apply to ATM transactions, PIN transactions not processed by Visa, or certain commercial card transactions. Cardholder must notify issuer promptly of any unauthorized use. Consult issuer for additional details or click here.

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