Online banking and payments company i2c announced on Monday it has partnered with borderless crypto and traditional currency payment platform Wirex to delivery a multicurrency travel card for the Asia Pacific region that supports more than 150 currencies. According to i2c, Wirex travel card and app allow consumers to buy, store, exchange and spend both crypto and traditional currencies wherever they travel.
“The Wirex card and mobile app gives cardholders flexibility and control over a range of digital and traditional (fiat) currencies, including USD, SGD, AUD, JPY, EUR, GBP, Bitcoin, Nano and Ethereum, among others. In addition to having the power to manage their own currencies and track payments in-app, customers can fund their accounts by credit/debit card or crypto payment, earn up to 1.5 percent crypto rewards on all in-store purchases and avoid costly travel exchange fees with unrestricted access to Over-the-Counter and interbank rates.”
Speaking about the collaboration, Pavel Matveev, Co-Founder and CEO of Wirex, explained:
“Wirex partnered with i2c because they have extensive experience with multicurrency wallets, are the only processor that can integrate both crypto and traditional currencies on a single platform, and have consistently delivered an effective and reliable service.”
Ava Kelly, SVP Product at i2c Inc., then concluded:
“Wirex cardholders are now able to travel with multiple currencies to all of the countries they visit using just one card, as well as exchange their crypto to the currency of their choice. We are pleased to have been able to help Wirex expand their business into Asia with such a highly differentiated and innovative offering that will enhance their customers’ payment experiences when traveling.”