How does the Spritz Card work?
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Written by Spritz Support (Ley)
Updated over a week ago

Your Spritz Card is a virtual debit card that can be used at any merchant that accepts Visa! Load your Spritz Card by off-ramping crypto into your Spritz Card account in the Spritz app. Once funds are on your card, it works just like any other Visa debit or pre-funded gift card.

1. What is the SpritzCard?

  • The SpritzCard is a prepaid debit card that allows you to make payments in the real world using cryptocurrency. It is a digital debit card issued by Spritz that can be loaded with your favorite cryptocurrencies and used at many locations that accept Visa. Keep reading to learn more about where the SpritzCard is accepted.

2. How do I get a SpritzCard?

  • To get a SpritzCard, you need to be a Spritz user. If you're not already a user, sign up for a Spritz account. Once you have an account, you can apply for a SpritzCard through the Spritz mobile app or website.

3. How do I load crypto onto the SpritzCard?

  • Loading crypto onto your SpritzCard is easy. Simply log in to your Spritz account and follow the instructions for adding funds to your card. You can transfer your favorite cryptocurrencies to your SpritzCard from your Spritz wallet.

4. What cryptocurrencies can I load onto my SpritzCard?

  • Spritz supports a wide range of cryptocurrencies and networks, including Bitcoin, Ethereum, and many others. You can load any of these supported cryptocurrencies onto your SpritzCard.

5. How quickly can I start using my SpritzCard for payments?

  • You can start using your SpritzCard for payments almost instantly. Once you've loaded your crypto onto the card, Spritz will handle the conversion to fiat currency, allowing you to make payments at physical locations right away. In most cases, this process takes just a few minutes.

6. Can I use the SpritzCard anywhere in the world?

  • While SpritzCards are accepted at most non-US businesses, there is an important exception. You cannot use your Spritz Card for transactions at merchants in the European Union (EU) that utilize 3DS (3D Secure) verification.

  • To identify whether a non-US business uses 3DS verification, you can look for indicators during the online checkout. Some websites will explicitly mention that they use 3D Secure authentication. Additionally, you may receive a text message or notification on your mobile device for verification purposes when making a purchase at such businesses.

7. Do I need to worry about finding businesses that accept cryptocurrency when using the SpritzCard?

  • No, you don't need to worry about finding businesses that accept cryptocurrency. When you load crypto onto your SpritzCard, Spritz will automatically swap it for the local fiat currency of the country you're in.

8. Is there a fee for using the SpritzCard?

  • There are fees when loading the SpritzCard, but there are no additional fees from Spritz when spending! Learn more here.

9. How can I check my SpritzCard balance and transaction history?

  • You can check your SpritzCard balance and transaction history by logging into your Spritz account. This will provide you with up-to-date information on your card's activity and balance.

10. Is the SpritzCard secure?

  • Yes, the SpritzCard is designed with security in mind. It uses industry-standard security measures to protect your funds and transactions.

If you have any further questions or encounter issues with your SpritzCard, you can contact Spritz customer support for assistance. Enjoy the convenience of using cryptocurrency in the real world with your SpritzCard!

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