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Revolut Standard Card

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The most known fintech in Europe offers a good digital banking alternative. Easy to open, if you are an occasional traveler, Revolut standard card is the best solution to save up on banking fees and exchange rate mark-up. Free withdrawal up to 200£  per month and no fee on exchange rate beside week-ends (up to 6’000£/€). That’s enough to start with a free multi-currency card. If you want more limits with others advantages like insurance, there are other premium offering, metal & premium.

Score

9.6
*100% based on user rating
Likes
  • Free currency conversion up to 6'000€
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Inter. ATM transaction up to 200€
  • App very user friendly
  • 29 currencies account
Dislikes
  • 0.5% on exchange rate during weekends (market closed)
  • Prepaid card (May pose problem with location car)
  • Banking licence granted but not operational
Languages
Open accountClose accountDomestic ATM TransactionInternational ATM TransactionForeign exchange feeMonthly service feeLoading feeShipping cost
FreeFreeUp to 200€ free or 2%Up to 200€ free or 2%more than 6000€ + 0.5%FreeFree
NetworkInsuranceRewardsCard typeAppTransfer between userPhysical CardVirtual CardApple PayAndroid Pay
Mastercard or VisaNoYes *BetaPrepaidYesYesYesYesYesYes
Value dail online transactionSingle ATM transaction limitDaily ATM withdrawal limitMonthly ATM withdrawal limitMax single top-up valueMax daily loadMax daily limit bank transfers
3000 GBPUnlimited
Multiple currencyCurrencyCountry avaibility
YesUSD / GBP / EUR / AUD / CAD / NZD / CHF / JPY / SEK / HKD / NOK / SGD / DKK / PLN / MXNEU + Switzerland + Australia + Singapore
BitcoinOther cryptoTransfer In/Out cryptoWithout KYC
YesNoNoNo
IBANCountry IBANWire transferTradingBanking license
YesEU + UKYesCrypto + Traditional *Coming SoonYes *Granted but not operational

Frequently asked questions

Revolut is making money with interchange fees, subscriptions and subscriptions on business accounts. You can have more details by reading this article.

Revolut is not yet a bank. It received a banking licence but it does not yet operational. Actually, Revolut is money transmitter institution. So customer funds are not guaranteed by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS) in the UK. But Revolut has to keep their customer funds separated from their own funds.

You can use your card everywhere in the world where cards are accepted on the network the card was issued (Visa/Mastercard, Maestro)

“Client funds are stored under a segregated trust account at Barclays/Lloyd’s. Your money is not covered by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme. As an FCA authorised institution, Revolut safeguards your funds as per FCA requirements, the Electronic Money Regulations 2011, and the Payment Services Regulations 2017. In the event of an insolvency of Revolut, you will be able to claim your funds from this segregated account and your claim will be paid above all other creditors.

All your card transactions are processed by the Mastercard, Maestro, or Visa network and are protected by Mastercard, Maestro, or Visa rules.” From Revolut support page

Others accounts

7.99£/month
13.99£/month

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