WireBarley expands its global payment service with a Visa-branded card FXcompared.com

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  • WireBarley, which is a well-known provider of payment solutions, has announced the launch of WireBarley Global Card alongside Visa, a household name in payments.
  • The new card can be used in a variety of settings, including more than 100 million merchant sites that currently accept Visa cards.
  • “I hope WireBarley’s innovative services will further develop into convenient and reliable services that users around the world will benefit from through its collaboration with Visa,” said a senior Visa Korea official.

WireBarley, a cross-border payment solutions provider, has announced the arrival of its new Visa-powered card.

It launched the WireBarley Global Card alongside the household name in payments.

The new card can be used at more than 100 million merchant sites currently accepting Visa cards.

It is also possible that the card is linked to a preloaded currency.

This can then be withdrawn at no additional cost from card distributors at various locations.

Customers living in Korea will be able to use their cards at online retailers and rental platforms such as Agoda, Airbnb, eBay, Amazon and AliExpress.

Marking a first for prepaid cards in Korea, holders of the WireBarley Global Card will have access to “Visa Concierge”, a digital personal assistant service.

Patrick Storey, country manager of Visa Korea, said the company had worked hard to set up the new service.

“Visa has spearheaded efforts to establish an innovative payment ecosystem by collaborating with various fintech companies in Korea,” he said.

“I hope WireBarley’s innovative services will further develop into convenient and reliable services that users around the world will enjoy through its collaboration with Visa.”

For WireBarley Corp, CEO John Yoo said the company was working on enhanced “borderless” financial services offerings.

“WireBarley is building more convenient, borderless financial services with more than 50 partners around the world,” he explained.

“Partnering with Visa is important to us, and it allows WireBarley’s innovative service to expand into the global payments market – travel and shopping.”

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