First Interstate Now Exclusively Offers MasterCard®

March 13, 2013

MasterCard Upgrade

First Interstate Bank is proud to exclusively offer MasterCard products to our personal and business credit card customers. Your new card will be mailed to you, along with activation information, between March and May. Before your card arrives, you will receive a letter letting you know the card is on the way. In addition, you will receive a description of MasterCard’s suite of premium benefits and services including:

  • Convenience Benefits – Enjoy local customer services plus comprehensive online management tools.
  • Security Benefits – Rest assured with enhanced fraud monitoring features, global emergency service, zero liability, and more.
  • Travel Benefits – Travel in confidence with practical benefits like roadside assistance and pre-trip planning services.
  • Purchase Protection – Protect your purchases with extended warranty and coverage for items are lost or stolen.

Learn more about the wide range of benefits and services MasterCard provides:

Personal Cardholders Business Cardholders


We recognize that you may have questions or concerns during this transition and want to address two important points right away:

What should you do about charges automatically billed to your old card?

After you receive your new card, you must provide your new card number and expiration date to companies (like online service providers, newspapers, or the phone company) that automatically bill your card.

Will your rewards program benefits continue?

Absolutely! Your existing points will be retained with no loss in value, and you will continue to earn one point for every net dollar spent on purchases, just like before. Plus, starting April 1, 2013, you’ll enjoy expanded reward options including easier travel rewards and new, local reward choices.

View our entire list of Frequently Asked Questions for more information.

We welcome you to contact credit card customer service at 1-888-833-3454 with any questions you may have.


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