Prepaid cards that keep tab on your spending

Three of the best prepaid cards for use on the go.

The RAKBank Bling Prepaid car is ideal for parents who want to educate their childer on money managemetn. Ahmed Jadallah / Reuters
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Majid Al Futtaim Finance Picture Prepaid Card

Benefits Available to all, this Visa card allows users to load the card with credit for themselves, for a friend as a gift or for business. The card can also be personalised with a photograph. Besides, personalised text can be added such as birthday or congratulatory messages.

Watch out for If you lose the card, or it is stolen, you will lose any funds held on it.

RAKBank Bling Prepaid Card

Benefits With no account needed, this card is ideal for parents who want to educate their children about money management. The MasterCard allows mums and dads to load the card for their children , so parents can set a budget and then keep track of the spending online.

Watch out for There is a new card fee of Dh35 and a Dh25 replacement card fee.

Emirates Islamic Bank Prepaid Card

Benefits This MasterCard prepaid card is just like any other credit or debit card. Load it with credit and then spend at your leisure. There are also dining discounts available with the card across the UAE

Watch out for You will be charged Dh25 for the first top up of the card's balance and if it is not used for six months there is a monthly inactivity fee of Dh5.