Allgo Mastercard – Card Charges
Physical Gift Cards
The basic cost for Allgo Mastercard Gift Cards is €1 – €5 per card, depending on the size of your order-
- €5 per card (orders up to €2,000)
- €4 per card (orders from €2,001 – €5,000)
- €3 per card (orders from €5,001 – €20,000)
- €2 per card (orders from €20,001 – €50,000)
- €1 per card (orders from €50,001 – €100,000)
- €0 per card (orders over €100,000)
For delivery and optional extra costs, please see below.
Allgo Mastercard – Delivery Options
Physical Gift Cards
Option 1: Bulk Delivery
This is the default delivery option for physical gift card orders. We deliver the cards in bulk by overnight courier to your business location(s). The cards are delivered to you unactivated. You then confirm you received the order and request activation of all the cards together by emailing us at email@example.com. Your order will normally be activated within 3 hours.
- €15 per order (up to 100 Cards in Ireland)
- €25 per order (over 100 Cards in Ireland)
- €35 per order (in EU)
- €TBC (Delivery outside EU)
Option 2: Individual Delivery
If you have remote staff, and you know their home addresses, we can send individual physical cards directly to them. For security, each card is locked to an Activation Code (which can be their employee ID, email address, or mobile number). The card recipient then unlocks the card by registering on portal.allgogiftcard.com and entering the Activation Code.
Individual Delivery Costs: €3 per card (min order 10 cards)
Option 3: Ordering Portal
If you have remote staff, and you are not 100% sure of all their home addresses, you can make use of our Ordering Portal, where employees can login in and order their gift card to be sent to the address of their choice. We will email your staff with a PIN to log into the order portal, ordermygiftcard.com, and invite them to order their gift card for direct delivery to them by post. For security, each card is locked to the order PIN. When the employee receives their card, they then unlock the card by registering on portal.allgogiftcard.com and entering the PIN.
Order Portal Costs: €5 per card (min order 10 cards)
Allgo Mastercard Optional Extras
Physical Gift Cards
Add to Google Pay / Apple Pay
Not yet available with the Allgo Mastercard physical gift card. Currently only available with the Digital+ version.
We guarantee to process your order ready for dispatch within 24 hours of payment receipt – or we will return this charge to you. Express Order does NOT mean you will receive your order within 24 hours of ordering. Standard orders are processed within 4 working days of invoice payment receipt.
Cost: +€1 per card
We will print your company logo in colour on the outside of each individual card envelope.
You just need to provide us with a high res version of your logo.
Cost: +€0.25 per card
Greeting Card – Standard
Your message will be printed in black & white on a greeting card inside each card envelope. Card size is 10.5cm x 9cm. Max 60 words. On the reverse side is the Allgo logo with the dedicated cardholder web address allgogiftcard.com.
Cost: +€0.50 per card
Greeting Card – Branded
We will design and print a branded greeting card for inside each card envelope with your logo and message printed in colour. Card size is 10.5cm x 9cm. Max 60 words. The reverse side is blank.
Cost: +€1 per card (min order 200 greeting cards)
Branded Card Carrier
By default, each Gift Card is presented in an Allgo card carrier. This card carrier contains important info for the cardholder, including the card’s value printed on the inside. We can fully brand the outside of the card carrier with your company logo and colours. Adds 1 week to order lead times.
Cost: +€1 per card (min order 200 card carriers)
We can fully brand the card itself with your colours and logo. The design must be approved in advance by Mastercard, which adds 10 weeks to lead times. Minimum order 200 cards.
Cost: +€5 per card (min order 200 branded cards)
Allgo Mastercard – Order Process
Physical Gift Cards
Place your Order Online
Place your physical gift card order here (uploading a spreadsheet of recipient details if required for your order).
Receive Invoice by Email
We will email you the invoice for your order, normally on the same day. The invoice will contain the bank details to pay into.
Complete the Client Security Form
First time customers only need to complete a short KYB (“Know Your Business”) online questionnaire. This is required for regulatory and security reasons.
Pay Invoice by-
a) Bank Transfer – your invoice will either contain a unique German IBAN
b) Debit / Credit Card – your invoice will contain a Stripe link to pay securely online (2.5% fee applies).
c) Cheque or Cash.
Order Processing & Dispatch
Standard Orders are processed ready for dispatch within 4 working days of invoice payment receipt.
Express Orders are processed ready for dispatch within 24 hours of payment receipt. For physical cards, delivery of both standard and express orders is by overnight courier for bulk orders or by post for individual delivery. For digital cards, delivery is by email to each recipient.
For physical cards sent in bulk, the cards are delivered unactivated. You then confirm you received the order and request activation of all the cards together by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Your order will normally be activated within 3 hours. For physical cards sent individually by post, each recipient activates their own card by registering it on allgogiftcard.com. Full instructions are included with each card.
Allgo Mastercard – Top 10 FAQs
Physical Gift Cards
Q1. Can Allgo Mastercard gift cards really be spent anywhere?
A. Yes, everywhere that accepts Mastercard worldwide, with just a few exceptions.
For legal, regulatory and anti-fraud reasons, the cards cannot be used for – gambling transactions, recurring payments (eg monthly subscriptions or utility bills), charity donations, or any payment or banking services that can result in cash being withdrawn from the cards (eg ATMs, Paypal etc). There are also a small number of merchants who cannot process pre-paid cards – these include Three Ireland Stores, Vodafone Ireland Stores, and some Circle K, Applegreen and Maxol stations.
Q2. What is the difference between physical and digital?
A. The Allgo Mastercard physical gift cards are single-load, prepaid gift cards that can be spent instore by swiping through the card machine at checkout or online by first registering the card on our Mastercard portal for 3D Secure. They can’t be added to Google Pay or Apple Pay (yet).
The digital Allgo Mastercard gift card can be spent online on any ecommerce site worldwide. When you order digital cards from us, you have the option of upgrading your order to Digital+ to enable the cards to be added to Google Pay and Apple Pay, allowing them to be spent instore as well as online.
Q3. Can physical cards be added to Google Pay / Apple Pay?
A. No, not currently. Only our Digital+ gift cards can currently be added to Google Pay and Apple Pay.
Q4. How do the physical cards work?
A. The physical card can be spent in practically any business premises that accepts Mastercard by swiping the card through the card machine and signing for your purchase – there’s no PIN required.
To spend online, you first register the card on allgogiftcard.com and enable 3D Secure by entering your mobile number. You then simply use the card numbers on any ecommerce website with a verification code sent by SMS to your mobile number to confirm your purchase.
Q5. How does Digital+ work?
A. Allgo Digital+ can be spent online AND can be added to Google Pay or Apple Pay. When you receive your card by email, there is a link to download the EML Rewards App app to your mobile (Android or iOS) – this allows your card to be verified by Google Pay or Apple Pay. You can also use the card numbers online on any ecommerce website. You can check your card balance and view your transactions in the EML Rewards app on your phone.
Q6. How does Online Only work?
A. You receive an email with your Allgo Mastercard card numbers, which you can then use on any ecommerce site worldwide. To avoid any security issues, we recommend that you register the card on allgogiftcard.com and enable 3D Secure. Registering your card will also allow you to view all your Online Only transactions.
Q7. Are all the cards tax-free?
A. Yes, both the Allgo Mastercard physical gift cards and digital gift cards are tax free in Ireland under the €1,000 Small Benefit Scheme, as long as you only award each employee a maximum of two cards per year up to a total combined value of €1,000.
Q8. How secure are the funds on the cards?
A. The Allgo Mastercard Gift Card is an e-money product, issued by EML Money DAC and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. All card funds are fully secured in a Settlement Account in Bank of Ireland. Funds in this account can only be accessed to settle card transactions and to pay Allgo for order charges and card fees.
Therefore, in the unlikely event of either Allgo Rewards or EML Money DAC becoming insolvent, your card funds are secure and the cards will continue to work as normal.
Q9. Do the cards depreciate?
A. There is no charge to use the Allgo Mastercard Gift Card for the first 12 months after the card is loaded. After 12 months, there is a €3 charge per month on any unused balance. This charge pays for the costs of providing and maintaining the card.
These costs include bank charges, payment processing fees, card funds safeguarding, anti-fraud measures, regulation & compliance, technology platform costs, customer service for cardholders, and company salaries and overheads.
Q10. How long does it take to order cards?
A. We can only process card orders once we have received the funds to load onto the cards. So leadtimes depend on how quickly the invoice is paid. Standard orders are processed ready for dispatch within 4 working days of invoice payment receipt. Express Orders are processed ready for dispatch within 24 hours of payment receipt.
For physical cards, delivery of both standard and express orders is by overnight courier for bulk orders or by post for individual delivery. For digital cards, delivery is to the individual recipient by email.