Passport & Visas (necessary for international travel):
DATA PROTECTION CONSENT I understand and acknowledge that: (a) the global alliance of travel management companies trading under the name AccessFares and any successors in title (collectively, “AccessFares”) have been engaged to provide travel agency and related management information reporting services ("Services"); (b) in the course of providing the Services, AccessFares will collect, process, and transfer the data I provide to AccessFares about me and my travel preferences (which may include payment information, data relating to my health (e.g. if I request wheelchair access), my special dietary requirements, etc.) and other information relating to my travel activities (collectively, "my data"); (c) my data will inevitably be transferred across international borders during AccessFares provision of the Services; and (d) certain countries have data privacy and protection laws that are generally more rigorous than those of other countries, and that some countries have no such laws at all.
I hereby explicitly consent to: (a) AccessFares collecting, processing, and transferring my data (including across international borders) as necessary in relation to AccessFares provision of the Services, which shall include (amongst other things): (i) creating, storing, and administering my data and this traveler profile; (ii) transferring my data to airlines, hotels, global distribution and other reservation systems, car hire, and other travel related suppliers; (iii) collecting and processing my data and transferring it as part of their management information and travel monitoring requirements from time to time; (iv) transferring my data amongst AccessFares members and their data storage and other service providers as necessary for the provision of the Services; (v) fulfilling customer satisfaction survey requirements; (vi) as required by law or other regulatory/auditing requirements; and (vii) to fulfil any existing bookings to your company and/or any travel company(ies) appointed as a replacement for, or in addition to, AccessFares; and (b) transferring (or arranging for the transfer) to AccessFares of the travel-related data about me currently held by them and/or their travel agent(s).
I have read, understood, and agree to the terms of this Data Protection Consent.
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1.1 What is the AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card?
The AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card is not a credit card. It is a prepaid, stored value and reloadable payment vehicle. Once funds are deposited on your card, you can make purchases for goods and services at millions of locations worldwide where Visa® is accepted.
1.2 Where can I use my AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card?
Your AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card can be used anywhere where the Visa® acceptance mark is displayed. Some exceptions may apply. Please check with the merchant before attempting to make a purchase as some merchants do not accept prepaid gift cards. If a card is used for a foreign currency transaction, a fee will be charged to convert the transaction into US currency. Please refer to the Fees page for further information. The transaction can be viewed online on the Transaction History page. To view applicable fees, refer to the Terms and Conditions on your card carrier or on accessfares.trucash.com.
1.3 Does my AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card need to be registered/activated?
Yes, in order to use your AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card, it must be registered/activated. Please visit accessfares.trucash.com to register/activate your card.
1.4 What if my AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card is lost or stolen?
Lost or stolen AccessFares Visa® Prepaid cards should be reported immediately by calling TruCash customer service 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-624-6171 (in Canada/USA) or 1-905-212-9100 (elsewhere). Your card can be replaced if lost, stolen, or damaged, provided it has been previously registered. Any available balance will be transferred to the replacement card, less a replacement card fee.
1.5 Do AccessFares Visa® Prepaid cards have an expiry date?
Yes. AccessFares Visa® Prepaid cards expire on the last day of the month and year indicated on the front of the card.
1.6 Do I need to sign the sales receipt?
When making a purchase, please sign the receipt as the merchant should compare the signature to the one on the back of the card when processing the payment.
1.7 Can I make a split payment with my AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card?
To make a split payment with your AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card, you should let the merchant know in advance that you will be splitting the payment. (Note: some merchants may not allow split payments.) You should then advise the merchant of the amount you would like applied against your card. You should be aware of the balance available on the card in advance of making a payment as merchants do not have the ability to check balances. Balances can be checked online by visiting accessfares.trucash.com or by calling TruCash customer service between Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm EST) at 1-800-624-6171 (in Canada/USA) or 1-905-212-9100 (elsewhere).
1.8 Can I return merchandise purchased using an AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card?
For merchandise returns, you will need to deal directly with the merchant as each merchant has its own return policy. Keep the card and purchase receipts, even after the balance is depleted, as you may be asked to present them in order to process the return. When the merchant’s policy is to credit the card used for purchases (rather than provide cash or a store credit), the available balance on the card will be increased by the amount of the refund within a few days of the return.
1.9 Can I use my AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card at gas station pumps?
Yes, you can use your AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card to pay for gas or to make in-store purchases. Please note it is best to pay inside the kiosk as the merchant may preauthorize a transaction amount that is greater than the balance on your card, thus causing the transaction to be declined.
1.10 Can AccessFares Visa® Prepaid cards be used at restaurants or salons?
Yes, the AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card can be used to make purchases at restaurants, salons and other merchants that have gratuity or additional charges. Please note these merchants will hold up to 20% in addition to the price of the goods or services being purchased. It is recommended that you know the card balance beforehand to ensure there are sufficient funds to cover both the transaction and the hold.
1.11 Can AccessFares Visa® Prepaid cards be used for car rentals, hotels or travel reservations?
Not every merchant accepts Visa® Prepaid cards but for those that do, the AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card can be used for car rentals, hotels or travel reservations. Upon making your reservation, merchants may hold funds up to 30 days. During this time, you will not be able to use the funds on hold until they are released back onto your card. Please make sure you know the card balance beforehand to ensure there are sufficient funds to cover both the transaction and the hold.
1.12 Can recurring payments be made with a AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card?
No, the AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card cannot be used to make recurring payments.
1.13 How do I withdraw funds from an ATM machine using my AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card?
You can use your AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card at any ATM machine that displays the Visa® acceptance mark. Your PIN will be required to complete the transaction. Please remember to choose the “Checking” option to withdraw funds or to make balance inquiries. You can only withdraw funds up to the amount available on your card less any applicable fees.
1.14 Is there a limit to the amount of cash that I can withdraw at an ATM using my AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card?
Your AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card has an ATM daily withdrawal limit of $1,000.00. Please note that you can withdraw funds up to the amount available on your card less any applicable fees.
1.15 What is the value of a point?
One point equals one U.S. dollar in purchasing power.
2.1 How do I contact TruCash customer service?
To contact TruCash customer service, please email email@example.com or call between Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm EST) at 1-800-624-6171 (in Canada/USA) or 1-905-212-9100 (elsewhere). For lost or stolen cards, customer service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
2.2 Who do I contact regarding a dispute or declined transaction?
To discuss a dispute or declined transaction, please call TruCash customer service between Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm EST) at 1-800-624-6171 (in Canada/USA) or 1-905-212-9100 (elsewhere).
3.1 How can I change/update my profile?
You can update your profile by visiting accessfares.trucash.com logging in to your account and clicking on the Profile page. You will not be able to edit your first name, last name or ID number through the site. To edit your name or ID number contact TruCash customer service by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call between Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm EST) at 1-800-624-6171 (in Canada/USA) or 1-905-212-9100 (elsewhere).
3.2 Why do you require additional information about me?
In order to meet bank compliance regulations, TruCash is required to gather additional information on their customers. TruCash maintains all personal data and will not disclose it to any commercial third party.
3.3 Will there be a credit check done on me?
No. If you are completing a transaction which requires TruCash to gather your personal information and federal ID, it is for the sole purpose of complying with banking regulations.
4.1 Do I need a PIN?
You only need a PIN if you plan to withdraw funds from an ATM. Otherwise, a PIN is not required.
4.2 How do I request a PIN?
Visit accessfares.trucash.com , log in to your account and click on the PIN Request page.
To request a PIN, select “Get PIN” from the drop-down list. Your first PIN request is free. A fee will be charged for any subsequent PIN requests.
If you would like to change/choose your PIN, select “Change PIN” drop-down list. You do not need to know your existing PIN. A fee will be charged for any Change PIN requests.
5.1 How do I check the cash available on my AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card?
There are 3 ways to check your balance:
6.1 How can I see the transaction history of my AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card?
To see your transaction history, visit accessfares.trucash.com log in to your account and click on the Transaction History page. You can see all transactions on this page, including ATM transactions.
6.2 Why should I check my transaction history?
Any errors must be reported to TruCash within 30 days of the transaction date or the transaction is considered correct and you will not be able to make a claim afterwards. Call TruCash customer service between Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm EST) at 1-800-624-6171 (in Canada/USA) or 1-905-212-9100 (elsewhere) or email email@example.com.
7.1 What fees and limits are associated with my AccessFares Visa® Prepaid card?
To view a list of applicable fees refer to the Terms and Conditions on your card carrier or at accessfares.trucash.com.