22 Dec 2023 | Edukatips

Convenient and Safe Vacation Abroad with BCA

The end of the year is the most awaited time of the year because it is holiday time. Going abroad is one of the most popular vacation destinations.

To make your vacation abroad more comfortable and enjoyable, there are some important tips to make your financial activities easier:

  1. BCA Mastercard Debit Card with Contactless feature
    • Allows you to make cash withdrawals at ATMs abroad with Mastercard & Cirrus logo
    • Can be used for shopping by tapping using the Contactless feature
    • Can be used to pay for transportation such as trains in some countries by tapping the card using the Contactless feature
    • Make sure you have activated the International and Contactless Transaction features on myBCA or BCA mobile.
    • Information about Contactless Debit card, please check here.
  1. Contactless Credit Card
    • Can be used for shopping & paying for transportation such as trains in some countries by tapping the card using the Contactless feature. Especially for Mastercard and Visa credit cards, make 1x transaction by dipping into the EDC machine and using a PIN to activate the Contactless feature.
    • Make sure you have activated the International and Contactless Transaction features on myBCA or BCA mobile.
    • Information about Contactless Credit Cards, please check here.
    • Provisions regarding Contactless Credit Cards transaction limit, please check here.
  1. Pay with QRIS abroad
    • Now you can pay for your shopping transaction in Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand using QRIS on BCA mobile.
    • Scan the QR Payment available at the merchant from the BCA mobile application, then the transaction will directly debit your account balance linked to BCA mobile, make sure the balance is sufficient.
    • The transaction will be made using the currency rates of your destination country at the time of transaction. 
    • See information about cross-border payments here.
  1. Download the haloBCA App
    • If you are abroad and need to connect with Halo BCA, use the haloBCA application. You can call Halo BCA using no phone credit, only internet quota. You can also use the chat feature, email, or X (Twitter). See information about haloBCA here.

Happy holidays, GoodFriends!