Bluebird Prepaid Card

Bluebird Prepaid Card
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Bluebird Prepaid Card's Key Fees

  • ACTIVATION FEE None
  • MONTHLY FEE None
  • SIGNATURE TRANSACTION FEE Free
  • PIN TRANSACTION FEE Free
  • ATM TRANSACTION FEE Free with qualifying Direct Deposit at MoneyPass® ATMs, $2 otherwise

Bluebird Prepaid Card's Highlights

  • Bluebird members can use their Bluebird Card for ATM withdrawals anywhere around the world that accepts American Express® Cards. Bluebird Members enrolled in direct deposit can get fee-free and surcharge-free cash access through the MoneyPass® network of 22,000 ATMs nationwide. Withdrawals at an out-of-network ATM will have a $2 fee and additional fees may be assessed by the ATM owner or operator. For Bluebird Members not enrolled in direct deposit, each ATM withdrawal at any MoneyPass ATM nationwide will have a $2 fee.
  • No foreign exchange fee.
  • Members can make Direct Deposits, pay bills online, add checks with the Bluebird Mobile App, and set up Sub-Accounts — a great new way to manage family spending.
  • Purchase Protection which can provide coverage against accidental damage or theft of eligible items for 90 days from date of purchase, up to $1,000 per occurrence, up to $50,000 per Cardmember account per calendar year.
  • 24 hours a day, 7 days a week world-class American Express Customer Service.

Bluebird Prepaid Card's Additional Info

  • LIVE CUSTOMER SUPPORT Free
  • AUTOMATED CUSTOMER SUPPORT Free
  • RELOAD OPTIONS Direct Deposit, Mail in a Check or Money Order
  • CANCELLATION FEE Free
  • INACTIVITY FEE None

Bluebird Prepaid Card Reviews

 
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Feb 23, 2014
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I can't log in to my account it has been over a month since I set it up and I can't login.
Apr 3, 2014
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You can call customer service at 1 (877) 4865990 and they must be able help you out.
Jan 12, 2014
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I love my Bluebird card, it makes it very easy to access the money I've earned on Amazon's Mturk service. I can transfer the money, and even though I'm told it will take up to 7 days, the money is usually there the next day!. I can also use most ATM machines without a fee, as the local gas station does not have a fee at their ATM machines (Weigel's) I would highly recommend this card for anyone who uses the Mturk service!
Dec 18, 2013
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hell no if i could rate neg 5 stars i would .. dont do it ... long story short i made up this account to add money from my husbands card number for bills mind you he left it to me because he went off to kuwait i used it on bluebird for a couple months then low and behold! my account is under review ?? i called customer service and they said i cant use it unless it had my name on it and they took it off my account really great... so now today 12/18/2013 i tried to add MY debit card with MY name on it and more
Dec 12, 2013
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From what I have experienced so far, the Bluebird Card by American Express is a very viable prepaid option. For ordinary transactions, there are no fees. There are no maintenance fees either. You can also use checks with this card, though they are pricey to obtain. Getting cash can be an issue because they do charge for that. Direct deposit is a snap with this card. The mobile allows you to remotely deposit checks, which is a real convenience. Overall, I’m pleased with the card.
Nov 25, 2013
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This card is the worst mistake that I have ever made… I will make sure that everyone including my parents and brother-in-law and sister-in-laws that I recommended this card to DO NOT OBTAIN THIS CARD AND DO NOT ACTIVATE… There are so many restrictions on this card that you can’t even use this card and feel comfortable. Let me say that “THIS IS MY MONEY!!!!” I direct deposit and put my hard earned cash on this card and I am limited at every step as to how, where, and how much of MY OWN MONEY that I am allowed to get. I linked a bank account to this card and more
Nov 5, 2013
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Of all the prepaid credit card options that I considered, the Bluebird Card by American Express was the most appealing for a number of reasons. First, the process of securing a card could be completed from the comfort of my home office computer station, and the actual card arrived in my mailbox roughly one week later. The activation process was simple, and then the benefits began to really unfold. Keeping accurate records is as simple as sitting down at any computer station and logging into my account. The security features of the login process are also reassuring. The Bluebird Card allows me to make direct deposits from employers, including many more
Aug 28, 2013
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i like everthing about this card
Aug 19, 2013
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After reviewing the terms and offerings, I have to say that the Bluebird Prepaid Card by American Express is one of the best prepaid options in the market. For example, when you enroll in direct deposit through your work, you get access to thousand of ATM for free, which is a great feature. In addition, if you travel a lot like myself, the 'no foreign exchange fee' will be a godsend in many occasions. You also get a robust and professional customer service, and online banking tools (including a mobile app!). The feature that sold me was the purchase protection for up to 3 months after you buy a product more
Aug 14, 2013
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Out of all the different options out there for prepaid cards, Bluebird is arguably one of the best. With the very minimal fees and extreme ease of set-up, I'm really having a hard time seeing where you can go wrong with this card. I picked up my Bluebird setup kit in a Walmart for $5, loaded some money onto it right there at the cash register, and then went home and activated it online from my computer. The temporary card can be used as a debit card anywhere that American Express is accepted, until your permanent card arrives in the mail. All in all, Bluebird is a very cost efficient more
Aug 12, 2013
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Bluebird Prepaid Card is not actually a credit or debit card but a prepaid card where you put money onto the card through an online service and then you can spend it anywhere credit or debit cards are accepted. There are no monthly fees or activity fees unless you're withdrawing cash from an ATM and thats $2. There's pretty much no fees at all and are great cards to give to like your kids or family members and don't want them to have a credit card. The only one downside to the card is that its an AMEX and AMEX is sometimes not accepted in places.
Aug 9, 2013
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There's really no other option for a prepaid card other than the Bluebird Prepaid Card. So many prepaid cards get you with their monthly maintenance fees, or their various transaction fees. For example, look at the AccountNow Prepaid MasterCard. A $4.95 activation fee, plus $1 every time you use your card basically. And if you wanna get some cash from an ATM, that'll be $2.50. How about the Bluebird Prepaid Card? No activation, free transactions, and even free ATM usage with a direct deposit. How is there any competition?! And this card even has purchase protection, something not commonly seen on Prepaid cards - 50,000 in a single calendar year! more
Aug 5, 2013
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A Bluebird Prepaid Card is a pretty handy card to have if you have an extended network of Bluebird users. The great thing about this card is how easily you can transfer money to others that also have a Bluebird card; if you have any family or friends it is great to do simple, quick transactions. Other than that, it’s a pretty standard prepaid card that can be used almost anywhere, although American Express isn’t as widely accepted as Visa or Mastercard. If you need a quick and easy way to use a debit card, this is a simple solution.
Aug 3, 2013
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I should’ve known anything associated with Walmart was a bad idea! This card has been nothing but a Royal POA. they sell it to you as an alternative checking account, but it is nothing but a prepaid debit card. Unfortunately, it’s not even that! You cannot use it as a debit card. The only time the pin function works is to draw cash out of an ATM. Charges can only be run as a credit transaction, and unfortunately, there are many places that do not accept American Express. Further, there are several places that will only accept debit. One should be able to access their funds using a pin number more
Dec 18, 2013
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Aug 2, 2013
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Bluebird is the feature packed prepaid card from Walmart that can be used as an alternative to a checking account in a lot of ways. The main benefit of Bluebird compared to other prepaid cards is that almost all of the features are free. This includes activation, cancellation, inactivity, support, store transactions and monthly fees. If you have direct deposit set up you’ll get free ATM withdraws at any MoneyPass ATM, otherwise there is a $2 fee for each withdraw. One of the coolest features of this card is that you can make sub accounts for your family, limiting their spending power while still giving them the benefits of a more
Aug 1, 2013
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I have a lot of family members who use this card in lieu of using an actual bank and they seem to be incredibly pleased with it. They just don't trust banks anymore and don't like the high interest rates on bank cards, so they choose the prepaid route and a lot of them have said that they've tried multiple cards but the Bluebird Prepaid Card is the one they like the most. I love the fact that activation, balance checking and everything else is free compared to cards like the Mango Prepaid Mastercard, which charges $4 simply for activation. I would recommend the Bluebird Prepaid Card to everyone just more
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Feb 17, 2014
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By: Amanda Reed
if i transfer money to my husband's account can he get it out of the ATM right away? I already got my daily limit and he called and asked me to send him some. he has his own account.
Apr 3, 2014
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For an answer to your question your best bet is to call Bluebird customer service at 1 (877) 4865990.
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Last updated on: Apr 3rd, 2014 at 8:57 EDT