The priority direction of DASH development is popularization of this cryptocurrency as a mean of payment. This was said in a recent report of the development team. In the world there are not so many places where crypto-currency payments are accepted. Lamassu, the largest manufacturer of bitcoionmats, added DASH support and this step was a significant event. Anyway the most convenient way of payment is a debit card.
Shakepay.co – is an emitent of plastic cards
Shakepay.co has become the first provider of the release and maintenance of specialized banking DASH cards. In the spring of 2016 they launched an alpha test to support this cryptocurrency. Now, those customers of Shakepay who ordered a special VISA card, can refill their accounts with DASH and make any payments around the world where plastic cards are accepted. The currency of these cards are USD and EUR.
Registration in the system and ordering a debit card
To receive a card you should register in the system and provide personal information. You can use two languages: French and English, and the built-in browser translator translates the information adequately. The registration procedure is simple and understandable, you should specify an e-mail and a confirmation password.
After registration, the system offers you to make a choice: a free virtual card or a real plastic card. You are offered two options for delivery:
- 2-3 weeks for $ 15;
- 1-2 weeks for $ 90.
First you need to enter information about yourself:
- last and first name;
- date of birth;
- phone number;
- address, country, city, postal code.
Delivery of cards is available in the countries from the list.
The advantages of refilling the card with DASH
According to the Shakepay developers, DASH cryptocurrency has caused unfeigned interest. The functions InstantSend and PrivateSend gave them a special impression. These functions make the cryptocurrency more suitable for performing many simple everyday transactions, in contrast to Bitcoin. InstantSend from Shakepay helps the user refill the dollar card almost instantly. Service Shakepay plans to launch a number of innovations based on the use of DASH Masternodes. This launching will be announced additionally.
Many services that provide similar services have an internal wallet. First, the funds go to this wallet, and then the user can transfer them directly to the card. In the system Shakepay it is necessary to refill the wallet directly, funds from it are credited to the card automatically.
Thanks to the technology DASH InstantSend in the system Shakepay the user has the opportunity to refill account on his plastic card almost instantly.
Security of using Shakepay service
The data exchange between system and user via Internet is performed solely on the basis of a secure SSL encryption protocol. All operations comply with the security rules adopted in the banking sector, including the PCI-DSS standard. This standard was developed specifically for international payment systems MasterCard, VISA, American Express.
Tariffs and limits for refill / withdrawal from the card with the help of DASH
Getting a card, depending on the chosen method of delivery, costs $15-90. Monthly maintenance fee is $1. The cost of replenishing the card with DASH includes 3% of the amount. Taking into account an absence of hidden commissions and instant refill, such the commission looks reasonable.
There are certain limits on the number of transactions per day and limits on withdrawing cash from ATMs. After raising a level of personal verification, some restrictions are removed. You can view the restrictions in the user account on the corresponding tab.
The prepaid card from Shakepay with refill using DASH is a convenient and fast way of payment by cryptocurrency.
Unfortunately, on January 5, on their Facebook page and on their blog, the Shakepay development team reported on the interruption of issuance and refill of VISA debit cards. All the funds that are now on the cards will be returned in the near future. The users will be informed about the ways and terms of the return later.
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