NASA Federal Credit Union Offers ATM-Dispensed Visa Gift Cards

Dec 11, 2012, 10:00 ET from NASA Federal Credit Union

UPPER MARLBORO, Md., Dec. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Federal Credit Union (NASA FCU) today announced the introduction of ATM-dispensed Visa gift cards at select branches in Maryland, Virginia and the District. Unveiled just in time for the holiday shopping season, NASA FCU ATMs are now equipped with new technology enabling NASA Federal Credit Union ATM users to purchase gift cards with the ease of use and security that have long been a part of the ATM users' experience. 

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NASA Federal Credit Union CEO, Doug Allman, said the new program is another important step forward.  "Our focus has always been on providing value-driven, secure products and services that reflect the needs of the members we serve. Because we understand the demands of hectic schedules, offering ATM-dispensed Visa gift cards delivers leading-edge technology that provides one-stop convenience for our members' banking and gift giving needs."

The new ATM-dispensed gift cards, provided and enabled by Mesa, Arizona-based Better ATM Services, are made of a thinner material that has been rigorously tested for durability and meets Visa's strict requirements for reliable, secure acceptance. The gift cards are dispensed directly from the cash tray and are accompanied by coupons that provide consumers with value-added incentives. The cards can be used wherever Visa gift cards are accepted. A complete list of locations for ATMs featuring the new gift card dispensing capability can be found on NASA FCU's website at

About NASA Federal Credit Union:
NASA Federal Credit Union has more than 84,000 members worldwide and the strength of over $1 billion in assets. Chartered in 1949 as a not-for-profit, member-owned financial cooperative, NASA Federal is committed to providing its members with a wide choice of financial services that last for a lifetime. From the beginning, NASA Federal Credit Union has embraced what it means to be a credit union – people helping people.

About Better ATM Services:
Better ATM Services (, a Mesa, Arizona-based company, is a technology innovator delivering expanded services and new profitability to the ATM industry. To find out more about this technology innovator, visit or email

SOURCE NASA Federal Credit Union