What’s special about the Uphold Card Updated November 29, 2022 12:16 Tap your card Card issued after Aug. 2022 Card issued before Dec. 2021 US and UK users The Uphold Card is accepted by more than 50 million merchants worldwide via the Mastercard network. As a ‘true’ debit card, rather than a pre-loadable card, it’s far more widely accepted than many of its competitors, bringing a whole new level of utility to your Uphold account. You can convert any asset held with Uphold into fiat to spend on your card. What’s more, using your Uphold Card when traveling abroad will protect you from the punitive FX rates charged by banks - sometimes as high as 10%. Last but not least: with the Uphold Card you’ll earn a whopping 4% Crypto Rewards in XRP on all purchases! US users only - Cards issued before Dec. 2021 The Uphold Card allows you to spend crypto, national currencies and precious metals at more than 50 million merchants and virtually all ATMs worldwide. Anywhere that Mastercard is accepted. A ‘true’ debit card rather than a pre-loadable card, it is far more widely accepted than many of its competitors. The card brings a whole new level of utility to your Uphold account. You can hook up your Uphold Card to bitcoin, for example, and withdraw local currency in more than 180 countries, benefiting from automatic deductions from your bitcoin balance without any manual conversion into USD. Similarly, when you travel abroad you can use your Uphold Card and avoid the punitive FX rates charged by banks, which can be above 10%. Last but not least: with the Uphold Card you’ll earn Crypto Reward on every transaction: 1% when you spend national currencies, and 2% for cryptocurrencies. If you spend bitcoin, you get bitcoin back. What could be better? You spend what you want and get paid commission in the most (potentially) appreciative asset on the planet. Related articles What are the Uphold Card costs and limits? What can I do with my funds during the 65-day withdrawal restriction? Why am I getting an insufficient funds message if I have funds? Why is my authentication code not accepted? Why did my transaction fail?