Travel and Gift Cards

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The Visa® gift card is the perfect gift for birthdays, weddings, holidays, thank you gifts and more. It can be used everywhere Visa® debit cards are accepted, as long as the amount does not exceed the card limit. So, no matter what the occasion, you’ll be giving exactly what they want – every time. Look to Blackhawk Bank & Trust to help you deliver the perfect gift for anyone on any occasion. Visa® Gift Cards can be purchased from any Blackhawk Bank & Trust branch location during normal business hours. To activate the card, simply call the toll-free customer service number located on the card insert. To learn more about Visa® Gift Cards, click here.


The Visa® Travel Card is a reloadable, prepaid card that can be used to pay for purchases at millions of merchants worldwide that accept Visa® debit cards to obtain local currency at millions of ATMs in 165 countries.

Convenience: The Visa® Travel Card is more convenient to use than cash or checks-including travelers checks. No need to stand in line at exchanges or obtain local currency.

Safety: The Visa® Travel Card reduces the need to carry large sums of money and the Visa® Zero Liability Policy* protects you from financial loss if your card is lost or stolen.

Budgeting: Use the Visa® Travel Card to help monitor spending and stay within your budget.

The Visa® 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 visit

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Traveling abroad? Choose the Travel EMV® Card!

The Travel EMV® Card is a reloadable pre-paid card funded with U.S. Currency. This card reduces card acceptance issues while traveling outside the U.S. where chip technology is quickly replacing the traditional magnetic stripe. It can be used to pay for purchases at millions of merchants worldwide, or online!

Secure: Works with an embedded microchip; reduces fraud resulting from lost/stolen or counterfeit cards; requires use of a PIN or signature.

Convenient: Universally accepted. The Travel EMV card works the same regardless of the country you visit or the merchants’ system; obtain local currency at millions of ATMs; the Mastercard® Zero Liability policy* protects you from financial loss if your card is lost or stolen.

Three ways to Reload: 1) Add funds to the card at any Blackhawk Bank & Trust branch; 2) Link your checking or savings account to the card and transfer money online, anytime from anywhere!; 3) Visit a Green Dot retailer to purchase a MoneyPak and load money online.

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