17.07.2014

paysafecard is now available at all Postomats in Switzerland

Lucerne, 3rd July 2014 - paysafecard.com Wertkarten AG, the European market leader in online prepaid payment solutions and member of the international Skrill Group, has expanded its partnership with PostFinance. The online prepaid payment method paysafecard is now available around the clock at all ca 1000 Postomats throughout Switzerland. Customers using the machines can choose between the amounts of 25, 75 or 150 CHF and receive a 16-digit PIN in return. This allows them to shop online without the need for a credit card or bank account. The selected amount is immediately deducted from their PostKonto account.

Marc Riedl, Managing Direct of paysafecard.com Switzerland GmbH is pleased with the partnership expansion with PostFinance: "The opportunity to get paysafecard at Postomats provides around three million people with access to a simple and safe online prepaid payment method." PostFinance customers have been able to purchase paysafecard via text message and the PostFinance app since the end of 2010. Now this is also possible at Postomats.

paysafecard allows anyone to shop online or pay for virtual goods without a credit card or bank account. All that is needed to pay at thousands of online shops is a 16-digit PIN. The prepaid card works in the same way as top-up cards for mobile phones and is also available at newsagents, SBB automatic tickets machines, many petrol stations and other outlets.

 

About paysafecard:
paysafecard.com Wertkarten AG (holding of all paysafecard companies) - www.paysafecard.com - is based in Vienna with subsidiaries in London, Dusseldorf, Lucerne, New York, Mexico City and Buenos Aires, among other places. The company was founded in Austria and Germany in 2000 and is a 100% subsidiary of the Skrill Group. The company is now present in 39 countries at over 450,000 sales outlets worldwide with its core product paysafecard. paysafecard is a prepaid online payment solution which anyone can use. No bank account or credit card is necessary. The paysafecard 16-digit PIN is all that's needed to complete a payment transaction. paysafecard can be used at thousands of online shops. The company has become the European market leader in prepaid payment solutions with the brands paysafecard, YUNA and Happy Schenkcard.

paysafecard has received numerous awards over the years. These include Paybefore Awards in the categories of "Best Digital Currency", "Best Virtual or Digital Program" and "Top Digital Dollars", as well as Paybefore Awards Europe in the categories of "Most Innovative Prepaid Solution" and "Consumer Champion". In 2014, The New Economy recognised paysafecard as one of the 40 most innovative companies in 2013.

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