Why a mobile banking app is a ‘must have’ for your next vacation

November 03, 2023

Before you hit the road or plan your staycation, download a mobile banking app to make traveling (or relaxing) a breeze.

 

If your family is hitting the road this summer or planning a relaxing staycation, don’t forget to pack a mobile banking app so you can stay in control by staying in the know. From automatic bill payments to credit card monitoring, banking apps offer dozens of features that allow you to travel with the peace of mind you and your vacation deserve. Here are some of the most popular features: 

 

Travel notifications

Let your mobile banking app know when you’re traveling to help prevent credit card fraud and potential payment declines. Most apps will let you enter specific travel dates and destinations, so the bank is informed of your travel plans for a seamless transition into vacation.

 

Manage and pay bills

Go paperless (and stress-free!) on vacation by managing your bills within your banking app. Get reminders of upcoming due bills and set up payments as far in advance as you’d like. Some apps even allow you to set up autopay for bills that come due on a regular schedule in predictable amounts, so you don’t have to worry about them.

 

Report your card lost or stolen

If your wallet goes missing on vacation, there’s no need to worry. With a mobile banking app, you can report your credit and debit cards lost or stolen and freeze access to your account within seconds.

 

Add cards to your digital wallet

The best way to keep your cards safe while traveling is to leave them at home. Add your cards to your Apple Wallet®, Google Pay™ or PayPal for simple, secure payments at participating retailers (great for online purchases, too). 

 

Track spending

It’s easy to spend a little bit more than normal while traveling, so a money tracker is a must. A mobile banking app with an easy-to-use dashboard that shows all of your accounts makes it a breeze to keep track of your spending and savings.

 

 

Explore the U.S. Bank mobile app features.

 

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