NZ Post cans Christmas card

Last updated 09:41 05/02/2013

Relevant offers

National business

Can you afford to eat McDonald's six days a week? Fonterra lifts farmgate milk forecast on back of strong world dairy prices To start saving, you first need to know everything about what you're spending Chart of the day: Which age group dominates Marlborough? Media Take: Kiwis shouldn't be embarrassed about protesting - Miriama Kamo The people using the rise of online fund investing in their bid for 'financial freedom' How to score yourself a commercial jetliner Food truck on alternative highway forced to close doors during purple patch Susan Hornsby-Geluk: When you don't have the right to strike University of Canterbury students put town back in the spotlight

One of the options for prepaying for next Christmas has been shut down.

NZPost's Loaded for Christmas, a prepaid Visa card, competed in the pre-paid Christmas market against the likes of hamper company Chrisco, the supermarket Christmas clubs and the Hampsta card.

Many people choose to save for Christmas instead of going into debt to provide festive cheer and February is traditionally the time new customers are signed up.

But a notice on the NZ Post website suggests that Loaded for Christmas has not been among the main choices.

"Unfortunately we've made the decision to close the Loaded for Christmas product. While we and our customers love the product we simply don't have enough people using it," it said.

The cards, which people loaded through automatic payments throughout the year, will will be closed down from March 28.

NZ Post has asked savers to spend any money left on their card.

Ad Feedback



Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content