Civista's Holiday Spending Guide Tips for your holiday shopping & travels.

Fast & Contactless

No fumbling for your card or cash with fast, secure and contactless mobile payments. You can add your Civista Debit Mastercard to your digital wallet by:

  • Opening the wallet app on your device.
  • Following the app’s prompts, you will be asked to take a photo of your card or manually input the card data; making sure to carefully review the information.
  • Once added to your digital wallet, you can make digital payments wherever accepted by holding your mobile device near the merchant’s contactless reader.
  • Don't forget to make your Civista Debit Mastercard® your default card.

Using Your Digital Wallet Online

Digital wallets aren't just for in-store purchases. Many merchants offer customers the option to use Apple Pay® or Google Pay™ at the online checkout or within their apps.

Online Shopping Simplified

Doing your holiday shopping online? Did you know - your web browser can remember your card number for you to make online shopping even easier. Don't miss out on any flash sales. Add your Civista Debit Mastercard® to your secure browser.

Safari for iPhone or iPad

Navigate to your device's settings and select Safari. Under General select AutoFill and Saved Credit Cards. Enter your Civista Debit Mastercard® information. Touch ID or Face ID is required before any card information can be accessed and before the card details can be auto-populated in payment fields for purchases.

Google Chrome

While in Chrome, open the menu and select Settings. Next, under the Autofill section select Payment Methods. You can Add your Civista Debit Mastercard® to the saved payment options. Chrome requires the 3-digit security code before the card details will be auto-populated in payment fields for purchases.

Civista CardSwap

CardSwap is a convenient, secure and easy-to-use tool that saves you the time and hassle of updating your preferred payment card or a lost, stolen, or expired card number with your favorite services and online retailers – all from a single spot.

Set your Civista Debit Mastercard® as your preferred payment card for over 60 popular streaming and subscription services and online retailers with CardSwap.

Safe & Secure

Use your Civista Debit Mastercard® with confidence knowing you're automatically protected.

Zero Liability¹ - You only pay for purchases you have authorized on your card. You won't be held liable in the event of unauthorized charges.

Civista FraudEYE - Our 24/7 monitoring program alerts you by email, phone or text if we detect suspicious debit card activity. Enrolling is easy. Text 'CIVISTA' to '47334' to opt-in for debit card fraud alerts.

Mastercard® ID Theft Protection™ - This valuable benefit provides no-cost assistance upon request if you become a victim of identity theft. Learn more at mastercardus.idprotectiononline.com.

BaZing Bonus Savings

Discover discounts right on your phone, right where you are with the BaZing mobile app. You’ll find deals for local businesses, savings on hotels and car rentals and more for your holiday fun.

BaZing is a benefit included for Civista’s Star and Compass checking account customers. This service offers you an online network to help you with everyday savings and life’s unexpected moments.

Keep It In Check

Civista’s financial management tool can help you keep your holiday spending in line with your budget by connecting many non-Civista deposit accounts, loans, retirement accounts and credit cards in your Civista Digital Banking for a total picture.

Account Monitoring

Monitor your transactions across multiple financial institutions in one place and easily verify the accuracy of transactions and detect potential fraud sooner – even when you’re on the go.

Budgeting & More

Civista's personal financial management tool analyzes your finances and displays your data in a way that's easy to understand. Transactions will be automatically categorized so you can review spending trends and establish personalized budgets.

Finding the Perfect Gift

Need help finding the perfect gift or just looking for some fun ideas for the loved ones and friends on your list. Check out Civista's Gift Ideas for the Holidays blog post.

More Holiday Shopping Tips

Want more tips? Discover the 10 little changes that'll make a big difference for holiday shopping and your bank account this season.

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¹Certain restrictions apply. See www.mastercard.us/zero-liability(Opens in a new Window) for details.

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