Prepaid travel card for 15 year old

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dtl
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My daughter is going to a ballet camp in the US this summer.   I'd prefer that she doesn't take a lot of cash with her.   Does anyone know of a prepaid travel money card that a 15 year old can get - all the ones I've seen so far are for 18 years old and over only.

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  • eDicky
    eDicky Posts: 6,574 Forumite
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    That's right, but she can have something better, a fee-free bank account (choose the Visa debit card):

    Evolution, not revolution
  • thegreenone
    thegreenone Posts: 1,005 Forumite
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    Sounds very exciting for your daughter.

    Whatever you choose, make sure it's a card/account that you can top up easily, should she need it.
  • NoodleDoodleMan
    NoodleDoodleMan Posts: 3,357 Forumite
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    edited 5 June 2022 at 3:24PM
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    I suggest that you might want to consider a Caxton FX card in your name - with her as an additional card holder - 13 is the minimum age for a minor.
    You can manage the account online - so if there is a "send more funds" plea, it's easy to action quickly.
    There is currently no fee for the extra card - not sure about the main card holder though.
    Caxton don't take a fee when currency is withdrawn - however the ATM bank is almost certainly going to do so in the USA.
    Usually a flat fee - so it's better to withdraw a larger amount than a series of smaller ones.


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