I just came across your company and you’re doing great job, thanks!
I’d like to ask: is it possible to choose the country encoded into BIN code of a virtual or physical Revolut card? If not, what will be the BIN if I order a card?
It matters to me becuase some merchants (notably Airbnb) use BIN to calculate your country and then force you into paying in the “currency of the card” with high conversion fees. For example, assume the if the base currency of an arbnb is EUR, and I have only the EUR in my Revolut account. If my Revolut’s card is issued with British BIN, when I try to reserve an airbnb, Airbnb service will force the usage of GBP for this transaction with their poor conversion rates and fees. I’ll end up converting EUR (account) -> GBP (with a good Revolut rate) and then GBP -> EUR (with poor Airbnb rate). Not fun
I’d love to use Revolut to circumvent these fees. In fact, usually rather reluctant to engage in “monthly payments”, I’d be happy to set up premium Revolut account if it gave the option to choose the country of the card embodied into BIN.