Virtual credit card is another name for a Privacy Card.
Avoid data breaches, unwanted charges, and stolen credit card numbers with virtual credit cards.
There are different ways to make use of Privacy cards.
Regular Privacy Card – For when I’d like to do business with a trusted merchant and I’d like an added measure of security, I can enable a transaction limit, which allows me to set an upper limit on the amount of money that can be spent using that card… read more
Burner Privacy Card – A burner card is a card that will be closed upon completion of the first transaction and cannot be used again. The merchant won’t have access to working payment information after your first transaction goes through, so you can sleep soundly at night… please read more via above links
Virtual Credit Card For Subscription Service – Let’s say I would like sign up for a subscription service and that I plan on using the service only for several subscription periods.
It’s maybe best to use a Regular Privacy Card and set the limits to ensure that I’m not paying for more than I want. I also have the freedom to pause the card if whatever I am subscribing to is piling up in my basement.
But then again, if I’m sure I only want one of the subscription item, but I am required to enter into a subscription, I can also use a burner card.