Visa vs Mastercard: What Is the Difference?

Mar 30 2020

Written by: Capital on Tap USA

The only real difference between a Visa and a Mastercard is that they operate on different payment networks, but this doesn’t affect the end-user of the card.
From a user perspective, there is no difference between a Visa and a Mastercard, and they have similar acceptance rates across the country.
Differences in cards are more likely to stem from the bank that issued you the card than from the fact that it is a Visa or a Mastercard.


Different card types 

Different card issuers will offer you various card benefits. Below is a list of some of the things to look for that differentiate one card from another:
  • Rewards;
  • Price;
  • Acceptance rates; 
  • Introductory offers.
Find out more about how to choose the best card for your business.


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