From Istanbul to Amsterdam with just a Curve card πŸ†

If you follow Curve on Twitter, you may have noticed our support for Nina Mohanty in the Money 20/20 Payments Race.

So what was all the fuss about?

Representing #TeamCard, Nina's challenge was to get from Istanbul to Amsterdam using just her Curve card, with opportunities to pick up some extra points along the way. She headed up against four teams:

Cash πŸ’΅
Mobile πŸ“±
Crypto πŸ”—
Wildstyle 🌍

Despite her opposition, the Curve card pulled through πŸ’³

Embarking on an eventful journey through elegant streets and stormy roads, she crossed the finish line in 1st place. Go Nina! πŸ†

Team Cash and Team Card cross the finish line hand-in-hand in the spirit of fintech collaboration


Armed with her Curve card every step of the way, the highlights of Nina's journey was vlogged and uploaded to Fintech Finance's YoutTube channel πŸ“Ή

Let's take a closer look at what she got up to across the 6 days...



Day 1 - The Airport Dash

As the race gets off to a start in Istanbul, Nina's mission is to get to the airport and catch an evening flight to Vienna... but will she get there on time?

In a desperate attempt to find transportation to the airport, the Curve card saves the day...




Day 2 - Point Farming

Navigating her way through Vienna by car, Nina strategically stops off to earn some points for #TeamCard, before embarking on a journey to her next location: Bratislava.




Day 3 - Curve To The Rescue

A temporary Visa outage along with the stormy roads of Austria proves getting to Munich to be much harder than it sounds.

Continuing the method-of-transport-frenzy; will Nina and the Curve card pull through?




Day 4 - The Paris Endeavour

After missing the flight to Paris by 5 minutes, Nina makes light of the situation and explores Milan - enjoying the money saved from Curve's low FX fee. But has this cost her too much time?




Day 5 - The Final Hurdles

As Nina finally arrives in Paris, she picks up the pace to get closer and closer to the finish line in Amsterdam.




Day 6 - Sprint To The Finish

As the Payments Race comes to a tense conclusion, #TeamCard Nina & Curve and #TeamCash pull through on the final dash to the finish line. But how did they do it?



So there you have it, #TeamCard winners of the Payments Race using just a Curve card - through multiple countries and transportation methods. πŸ’³πŸŒβœˆοΈ

Do you love using your Curve card overseas? Is there anything you'd love to see us implement to enhance your abroad spend? As always, we'd love to hear your feedback! πŸ‘‡

Be sure to go show your support for #TeamCard over on Twitter! πŸ’ͺ


Curve is the only card you need to carry. It simplifies your financial life by connecting your accounts to one smart card and one even smarter app. Click here to sign up for free πŸ’³πŸ“²

Charlie Paris-McKenzie

Digital Marketing Apprentice at Curve

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