THURSDAY, JULY 1, 2021
Types Of Credit Cards: The Gold Card
Gold Card: Credit card with many value-added services
The Mastercard Gold Card is more than just a credit card. You benefit from many advantages such as the flexible payment option and a comprehensive package of value-added services. These include, for example, the travel booking service with a seven percent travel bonus1 and a comprehensive insurance package for the cardholder and the whole family.
Your benefits with the GoldCard
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- Make cashless payments worldwide, use cash withdrawals at ATMs and shop securely online
- Keep an eye on your turnover with the VR BankingApp
- Strong insurance benefits
- Value-added services such as travel booking service with seven percent travel bonus1, personal PIN and VR-Entertain
- Contactless payment or mobile payment with your smartphone
- Exclusive gold design of your credit card
- Benefit from the services of a bank that is committed to cooperative values.
Cashless payments worldwide
Whether you order your gold credit card from Mastercard or Visa: With the Gold Card from your personal bank, you can withdraw cash at around one million ATMs worldwide. It is also welcome at around 30 million points of acceptance. Make cashless payments in hotels, restaurants, department stores, travel agencies or at gas stations, for example. Of course, it is also the perfect shopping companion on the Internet: use it to pay online easily and securely with Mastercard® Identity Check™ or Visa Secure. You can change your PIN to your preferred combination directly at the ATM.
Contactless and mobile payment
With the GoldCard, you can pay for your purchases contactlessly at the checkout - easily, quickly and securely. Just hold your card up to the card reader with contactless function. The amount is authorized in less than a second. As a rule, you only need to enter your PIN to secure the payment for amounts over 50 dollars. As usual, you are billed once a month via your checking account. You can tell whether your gold credit card is ready for contactless payment by the corresponding symbol on the card. You can also make convenient mobile payments with your digital GoldCard in the Pay app. To do so, simply hold your smartphone with Android operating system up to the card reader - without entering a PIN at the payment terminal. With your Apple device, you can use the Apple Pay payment solution.
The right credit card for your vacation
Save on your next vacation trip with the golden Mastercard® or Visa card. Our service partner Urlaubsplus will help you book your trip with expert advice. In addition, you will receive a travel bonus of seven percent1 off the original tour operator price. If your GoldCard is lost or stolen abroad, you will receive an emergency replacement card or cash.
Secure strong additional benefits with the GoldCard
As a cardholder, you benefit from extensive additional services. With the VR BankingApp, you automatically receive a notification after each card use. This creates transparency and provides security. The GoldCard also gives you access to VR-Entertain. There you can get exclusive tickets to events or take part in competitions.
Questions and answers about the gold card
What are the costs for the gold credit card?
You can find specific offers, conditions and information at one of our more than 8,500 branches or on the website of your local bank. Simply enter your zip code or a city in the branch search and all information about your bank will be displayed.
What insurance does the GoldCard include?
The benefits package includes several insurances that protect you during a trip. A member of staff at your local bank will be happy to advise you on this.
Can I make contactless payments with my GoldCard?
Contactless payment is possible with newly issued Mastercard® and Visa cards. Existing credit cards will be exchanged for cards with the contactless payment function at the end of their term.
How can I tell if my credit card has been converted to contactless payment?
You can tell whether your GoldCard is ready for contactless payment by the corresponding symbol on the card. If your credit card does not yet have a contactless symbol, you will still have to enter or sign the PIN when paying.
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