The virtual Shakepay Card will allow you to spend your Shakepay dollar balance anywhere Apple and Google Pay are supported. Topping up your card is as easy as sending an Interac e-Transfer to your Shakepay account. You’ll then be able to use the card to spend your Shakepay account dollar balance.
You can find the Shakepay cardholder agreement here: https://legal.shakepay.com/cardholder-agreement
What is the Shakepay Card?
The Shakepay Card is a Visa Prepaid card that allows you to spend your Canadian dollar balance with Visa-accepting merchants.
The card will first be released as a virtual card that can only be used where Apple and Google Pay are supported. Later, we’ll release a physical card that can be used in-store or online and anywhere Apple and Google Pay are supported.
Before you can spend from your Shakepay account dollar balance,you’ll need to top up your Shakepay account with an Interac e-Transfer or sell your crypto balance for CAD.
Where can I use my Shakepay Card?
The virtual Shakepay Card can be used anywhere Apple and Google Pay are supported. That includes merchants in Canada and internationally. Please note that recurring purchases are not supported by Apple Pay or Google Pay and are therefore not available for the Shakepay Card.
Please note you cannot pay bills directly using the virtual Shakepay Card.
Does Shakepay support international customers?
Shakepay accounts and the Shakepay Card are only available to Canadian residents.
Will I get a physical Shakepay Card?
The Shakepay Card is only released as a virtual card at this time. The virtual card can be used with any Visa-accepting merchant where Apple and Google Pay are supported. Shakepay customers can expect to receive a physical Shakepay Card in the near future. Any further announcements will be added to our blog.
Can I use the Shakepay Card for online purchases?
Yes, your Shakepay Card can be used at any online store that supports Apple Pay or Google Pay.
Does the Shakepay Card affect my credit score?
No, it does not.
Using the Shakepay Card will not impact your credit score. The Shakepay Card is a reloadable Visa Prepaid card which means you can only spend funds that were loaded to your Shakepay dollar balance. The Shakepay Card does not permit customers to spend dollars on credit.
Does the Shakepay Card expire?
The virtual card does not expire, however the physical card will have an expiry date, like any card from your bank.
Can I use the Shakepay Card outside of Canada?
Yes, you can use your Shakepay Card to make purchases outside of Canada at any in-store or online merchant that supports Apple Pay or Google Pay.
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