Get Your Houston Astros™ Mastercard Debit Card
Not only does Texas Bay Credit Union offer you a checking account full of FREE benefits to help you manage your spending and achieve your financial goals faster, but as the official credit union of the Houston Astros™, you also have the added benefit of sporting your EXCLUSIVE Houston Astros™ Mastercard Debit Card* all around town. Show your Astros pride wherever you shop, dine or play! The Astros Debit Card is not available at any other financial institution. Pay with Texas Bay and support your team. Go Astros!.
Texas Bay is excited to offer our members THREE different consumer Astros Debit Cards to choose from and now our business members can also support your Astros with an exclusive Astros Business Debit Card.
So how can you get one of these cards in your hand?
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The Houston Astros™ Mastercard Debit Card that is linked with your Texas Bay Checking Account comes packed with FREE benefits.
Take Advantage of the Texas Bay Debit Card Rewards program from Texas Bay Credit Union – a valuable, FREE program that rewards you for your everyday spending. Enrollment is automatic, and now, every purchase with your Texas Bay Debit Card adds up to rewards points that can be redeemed for exciting gifts.
Here is how it works:
It only takes 100 points to get a FREE GIFT. Or, bank your points for bigger, better rewards in the future!
As you use your card, you’ll earn one point for every $100 spent with a signature or a PIN transaction!* If you’ve linked your checking account(s) to your rewards account, points earned will be deposited directly into your TexasBayDebitRewards.org account. Otherwise, we’ll mail points certificates for the points you accumulate each quarter in January, April, July and October.
Your Texas Bay Debit Card is the simple way to pay – plus, you earn FREE rewards!
NOW Link your checking account(s) to your rewards account and points earned will be deposited directly into your TexasBayDebitRewards.org account.
PLUS TexasBayDebitRewards.org lets you shop major retailers and earn up to 50 times more rewards points!
Your Device, Your Way!
With Mobile Payments, you can securely use your Texas Bay Credit Union debit or credit card with just one tap or click from your device. With a quick tap of your phone, you can use your Mastercard® credit or debit card to pay at over one million U.S. merchant locations that accept mobile payments.
Forget your wallet? No problem. With your Texas Bay credit or debit card loaded on your mobile wallet, you can pay as normal with your phone at merchants that accept mobile payments. Just tap your phone to the payment station and quickly check out.
All of the mobile wallet option use tokenization to create a unique and randomized set of numbers for each transaction. That means your real Texas Bay card number is not used. If your phone is lost or stolen, you can remotely remove your card online.
After adding your Texas Bay card, you’re able to pay in stores and online using your device’s app. All apps are free and feature extra layers of security for your protection. Each app is convenient and easy to set up.
Signing up is simple. Pick your favorite mobile wallet, be it Apple Pay¹, Google Pay², or Samsung Pay³ and add your Texas Bay Credit Union Credit or Debit card, then shop at participating locations. There’s no need to have your cards on you.
Texas Bay wants to help our members stay vigilant against fraud. Which is why we make it a priority to offer our members the latest systems and tools to protect yourself.
Mastercard 3-D Secure recreates the high security of an in-person payment online by requiring further payment authentication. All transactions are validated by the card issuer and all other parties involved in the transaction. Your Astros Debit Card is automatically enrolled in Mastercard 3-D Secure.
Card Control is a FREE mobile app by CardValet® that allows you to keep tabs on your Astros Debit Card 24/7. Card Control is a great tool for controlling both personal and business spending on your debit card. The app allows you to review balances and transactions similar to online banking, but with additional features. Card Control gives you the ability to control spending by setting limits or merchant types on your card. The app prevents fraud with alert notifications and allows you to turn your card off through the app if you lose your card or believe your card has been compromised.
Text Fraud Alerts is a free service that helps protect you by immediately alerting you of potential fraud on your Houston Astros™ Mastercard Debit Card through real-time engagement.