Is Bluebird A Prepaid Card?

Bluebird, offered by American Express, is a prepaid debit card with virtually no fees.

Even if you have a bank account, Bluebird’s family-friendly money management tools may be appealing.

How does a bluebird card work?

Cash Withdrawal: Because the Bluebird works like an ATM card, you can put value on the card then withdraw it as cash without an ATM fee if you have direct deposit linked to your account.

Where can you use Bluebird card?

You can use your Bluebird Card virtually anywhere in the world that accepts American Express®. If a merchant asks you to choose between “credit” and “debit,” select “credit.” No PIN is required for in-store purchases. There are no cash back transactions with Bluebird.

How do I register my bluebird card?

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Can you add money to a temporary Bluebird card?

Your Bluebird Temporary Card is a prepaid payment device which must have funds added to it prior to use. The Bluebird Temporary Card does not have an overdraft/credit feature. The Bluebird Temporary Card cannot be used for ATM cash withdrawals except in limited circumstances.

Does Bluebird have a monthly fee?

Bluebird card: The bottom line

No monthly or purchase transaction fees, and several free ways to add money to the card. Comes with valuable perks and services, such as spending alerts and family subaccounts, from American Express.

Does Bluebird report to IRS?

Bluebird won’t report you to the irs.

Can I buy a Bluebird card at Walmart?

Consumers can sign up for free on, or choose to buy a $5 account set up kit at a local Walmart for immediate use (with limited functionality). The set up kit includes a starter card, which can be funded with cash or a debit card at the register with any dollar amount between $1 and $500.

Can I overdraft my bluebird card?

You are protected from overdraft.

You can pre-authorise checks before you write them with the Bluebird mobile app or online. The funds are immediately deducted from your account so you know the check will be covered when cashed. You do not have to pay any stop payment or overdraft fees.

How much money can you put on a bluebird card?

How much money can you put on a Bluebird card? At a Walmart register, you can add up to $1,999 per day for free, and the money will be available immediately. You can also load checks worth up to $2,500 on the card via the Bluebird mobile app.

How do I order Bluebird checks?

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Can I have 2 Bluebird accounts?

In fact, it absolutely makes sense to have two Bluebird accounts because there is a $5,000 monthly limit on the amount of money you can put into your Bluebird account from Vanilla Reloads. So with two Bluebird accounts, you up that limit to $10,000 between the two of you.

Can I deposit a check into my Bluebird account?

By using the Android or iPhone Bluebird mobile app, you can scan and deposit checks straight into your account. This eliminates going to the bank to deposit checks. Sometimes, I even go to the ATM to withdraw money and forget to deposit checks that are in my purse.