Quick answer: Most prepaid cards cannot be loaded with a credit card.
However, you can use a credit card advance to load a prepaid card — not recommended because of the fees and higher interest rates involved.
Can I buy a prepaid debit card with a credit card?
Is buying a prepaid debit card with a credit card like taking cash out? While you usually cannot transfer money directly from a credit card to a prepaid card, you can obtain cash from your credit card and use it to reload your prepaid cash card.
What prepaid cards can be loaded with a credit card?
7 Best Reloadable Credit Cards Online (2019)
- Pink Netspend® Visa® Prepaid: Best for Direct Deposit.
- Brink’s Prepaid Mastercard®: Best for Everday Use.
- NetSpend® Visa® Prepaid Card: Best for Flexibility.
- Chase Liquid® Prepaid Visa®
- BlueBird® by American Express®: Best for Budgeting.
- American Express® Serve®: Best for Onsite Shopping.
Can you use a credit card to buy a visa gift card?
Visa told us it has no rules dictating how gift cards can be purchased. They said you can use a Visa or any other credit card to buy them. Save Mart said it accepts credit cards for individual retail store gift cards, but money orders are not accepted “…for any purchase of any items at check-out.”
Can I buy a prepaid Visa card online?
You can buy prepaid cards at retail locations (such as grocery stores and drug stores), online, over the phone, or from some banks and credit unions. If you buy the card online, you may then be issued a virtual card, or you may receive a physical card in the mail at a later time.