Ryanair launches prepaid card

LONDON - Budget airline Ryanair is rolling out a new branded prepaid card, entitling users up to four free flights with the carrier. It is claimed that this is the largest multi-brand prepaid programme ever launched in the UK.

The Ryanair MasterCard Prepaid Card, created in partnership with pre-pay specialist M-Cube, offers users a range of discounts and benefits, including special deals with brands such as Ticketmaster, Carphone Warehouse, HMV and Marks & Spencer.

Users can later top of their cards for flights.

Membership comes with two cards, one for payments in the UK and one for countries using the Euro. Also, when shopping with Miss Selfridge, Laura Ashley, Sky Digital, PC World and Dixons, members can earn up to 20% cash back on all money spent with their Ryanair card.

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