Plastic cards still best for travel money

Plastic cards still best for travel money

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My longstanding recommendation that you rely primarily on plastic for travel money — credit cards for big-ticket items, debit (ATM) cards for cash — remains as valid as ever. In some cases, you can avoid fees and losses entirely; in others you pay something but lose less than any other way. For foreign travel, especially, you can’t beat plastic. Credit …

Prepaid card market is expanding – don’t miss it!

Prepaid card market is expanding – don’t miss it!

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Prepaid debit cards are everywhere these days — and so are their fees. The cards allow you to load cash onto them and are accepted by businesses just like other types of plastic. Prepaid debit cards are everywhere these days — and so are their fees. The cards allow you to load cash onto them and are accepted by businesses …

Indestructible bar codes on plastic cards

Indestructible bar codes on plastic cards – by Perfect Cards

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Maybe you wondered if there is possibility to make a bar code more durable? Usually bar codes or numbers on plastic cards are printed using monochrome thermal transfer technology over the laminate and are not durable. After few months the print is gradually erased. However Perfect Cards factory can print for you bar codes or other personalization data under the laminate, …

Easy international travel with one plastic card ticket in Europe

Easy international travel with one plastic card ticket in Europe

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Calypso, ITSO & VDV are the first to demonstrate interoperable multi-application smart ticketing in international public transport use. Three European smart ticketing organisations Calypso Networks Association (Belgium), ITSO (UK) and VDV (Germany) have demonstrated that a single smart card can be used for public transport across all three ticketing systems. In an innovative international multi-application demonstration, tickets from three national transport ticketing applications – British ITSO, French …

Offset or digital printing

Offset or digital printing? What type of printing is best for your project?

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The growth of digital printing technology has brought technical advancements, more options, and exciting new features to today’s commercial printing. It’s also brought some confusion. An understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of digital printing and how those compare to traditional offset lithography is critical in making the right choice. Most Common Offset lithography is the most common high volume …

Are plastic business cards better

Are plastic business cards better?

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If you have been going around the Internet looking at business card designs then you probably encountered a lot of wild and creative layouts. There those business cards with wild shapes. There are those with seeds placed inside them. Also there are others that are made from rubber, metal wood and plastic. By far however, the plastic business card is …