Freedom is exploring the world with peace of mind

Mastercard offers a safe and secure way to pay anytime, anywhere. Whether paying online, in-store, in-app or with a wearable, Mastercard provides valuable security benefits to help keep you protected, locally or overseas.

Mastercard also comes with specific travel-related features to ensure you are covered for almost any emergency.

Liability Protection

Travel with peace of mind knowing you will not be held responsible for unauthorised transactions, so you can be protected, with your Mastercard.

Wallet Protection

Get worldwide coverage and reimbursement of costs associated with replacing your wallet, cards and ID documents in the event of theft or loss, when you travel with your World Mastercard™ or World Elite™ Mastercard®.

Global Emergency Services

Emergency Card Replacement and Emergency Cash Advance in the event your Mastercard card goes missing.


A Personal Identification Number (PIN) works with your EMV chip to keep your money secure every time you use your Mastercard.

SMS alerts

An SMS to notify you whenever your card has been used, so you can stay updated anytime, anywhere when you use your Mastercard.

EMV (Chip Technology)

A microchip in your card safely houses all your data and encrypts every transaction. So you can enjoy greater security every time you use your card at home or abroad.

Lost your card?

If you need to report a lost or stolen card or if you need assistance with your Mastercard, please call us on 800-1100-113. In an emergency overseas, call 1-636-722-7111 or one of the toll-free numbers listed under Global Emergency Contacts.

Security tips to protect yourself

Card activation

Check with your issuer if your card is enabled for overseas use. If not, simply follow the steps provided to activate your card and enjoy your holiday to the fullest.

Activate SMS alerts

Carry peace of mind in your pocket with instant notifications on your mobile for all transactions made using your card.

Foreign transaction fees

Check with your issuer about the specific fees that may apply when using your card overseas.


Be familiar with your card issuer’s policies

Every issuer has its own safeguards in place for your peace of mind. Talk to your issuer to find out what they are.

Keep your issuer hotline handy

Just in case you lose your card, you can always reach out for assistance to replace your card.

Check your statements

Regularly monitor your issuer and card statements. Call your issuer if you spot any unusual transactions.

*Terms and conditions apply for e-Commerce Protection, SMS alerts and Liability Protection.

To learn about the benefits available with your credit or debit Mastercard, contact your issuing financial institution. Benefits described above vary by card type and by issuing financial institution. Refer to your issuing financial institution for complete benefit coverage terms and conditions. Certain terms, conditions and exclusions apply.