To use a Green Dot MoneyPak card, consumers first have to purchase a card. They can then use the card to add funds to a prepaid card or to add money to a Paypal account. There is a fee to purchase a Green Dot MoneyPak card.
Green Dot MoneyPak cards cannot be used to make purchases, and consumers cannot reload the cards. Consumers can purchase the card with any amount of funds between $20 and $500. The card can be purchased at a number of retailers throughout the United States, and retailers typically have the Green Dot MoneyPak card in the same area of the store as gift cards or other types of prepaid cards.
There are also companies that accept the Green Dot MoneyPak card as payment for utilities, such as phone bills or satellite bills. Some credit card companies also accept a Green Dot MoneyPak card as payment. To pay with a MoneyPak card, customers have to simply purchase the card and either go online at MoneyPak.com or call 1-800-GREENDOT to make a payment. However customers can only make a payment using participating retailers. Examples of companies that accept the Green Dot MoneyPak as payment include MetroPCS, Total Card Credit Card, The Credit Store Credit Card, First Premier Bank Credit Card and Serve from American Express. Online games and wagering accounts, such as Rixty, Bet American and Horse Racing ADW, also accept the card.