Compared to credit or debit cards, with a Forex card, the foreign exchange rates are locked in on the day of transaction.
You will be charged a currency conversion rate accordingly. Compared to traveller’s cheque, Forex cards are convenient and cost-effective. Few people use traveller’s cheques because they are not accepted at most of the places and also aren’t cost-effective.
IndusInd bank issues Forex card in multiple foreign currencies including USD, Euro, Pound Sterling, Singaporean and Canadian Dollar, UAE Dirham, and Saudi Riyal.
You cannot reload the card at foreign locations.
It’s advisable to inform your bank in advance and leaving the necessary documentation for reloading. If you have unused balance in your card, you can encash it after you return.
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If you have lost the card, immediately inform the bank about the incident along with your location so that they can send you another card. It usually takes 48 hours for the bank to dispatch another card.