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Digital credit cards
just wondering whether you’ve ever thought about getting a digital credit card (e.g. Coin, Plastc, Swyp) for your millions of cards. If so, any recommendations?
Those cards haven’t been more widely adopted and don’t always work 100% of the time. I have a couple of friends who had it and weren’t wowed by it and didnt find it all that more convenient. They were asked for the actual card a few times as well, which defeats the purpose of it.
Coin costs $99 and when the battery runs out, you have to buy a new one since they wont replace it. Plastc is $155 to start with and includes an 18 month subscription, after which it costs $50 a year. Swyp isn’t yet available, there isnt a price point and it doesnt look like it has an EMV chip either.
I cant really justify those fees when we’re also beginning to adopt contactless payments like NFC – Android/Apple/Samsung Pay, which are all free.