Walmart has recently brought out a new card called the Activate your Walmart MoneyCard and you will, along with most other individuals, be asking yourself what’s the new card? Is it like an ordinary gift card or is Walmart becoming a bank?

In this guide, we hope to answer a few of your questions and allow you to understand what a Walmart MoneyCard is and how to trigger it.

Activate Your Walmart MoneyCard

Walmart MoneyCard Overview

First, let us look at what exactly a Walmart MoneyCard is, it may seem like a simple gift card but it is, in fact, much more than that.

The MoneyCard acts like a credit card which you control the limitation on. You prepay cash into your card, and that is all you have until you put more into it, allowing you to avoid getting carried away and going within your budget.

The best part is that it is not limited to being used exclusively at Walmart, you may use it to store anywhere and in numerous countries.

How to Activate your Walmart MoneyCard?

You will first need to order your MoneyCard, this can be done online via the Walmart site, or you could go to your nearest shop and pay a $3 fee to receive one instantly.

If you purchased your card online, you will first have to head into the Walmart MoneyCard activation page found here.

From here, enter the card number, the expiry date, your 3-digit security code, the final 4 digits of your Social Security number along with your card PIN in the boxes provided, then click ‘Next’.

Alternatively, you may call Walmart to trigger your card on -LRB-888-RRB-280-8273 or call 1-877-937-4098 for help but make sure to get your new card details ready as you will need them to complete the activation process.

How to Register a Walmart MoneyCard?

To register your card you will first have to create an account about the Walmart MoneyCard site located here.

If you already have an account you can log in and begin the registration process by clicking on ‘Register New Card ‘Enter your card number and 3-digit safety code in the box on the screen and your card will now be registered and automatically triggered.

Adding Money to a Walmart MoneyCard

Finally, adding money to your new card is both fast and easy.If you want to add money using cash, visit your nearest Walmart and ask the cashier upon voucher to add it for your card.

Alternatively, you could also add money to your card through bank transfer or direct deposit.