This is available at one of our local banks. Would you trust it to work? We do not have an account at this bank but they keep foreign currency on hand to purchase and I saw this on their website:
Whether a merchant uses chip or swipe technology, with the Travel EMV® Card Prepaid MasterCard®, it doesn't matter – we've got you covered.
The Travel EMV Card is a reloadable prepaid card funded with U.S. currency and can be used to pay for purchases at millions of merchants worldwide, or online everywhere Debit MasterCard is accepted. The Travel EMV Card reduces card acceptance issues while traveling outside the U.S. where chip technology is quickly replacing the traditional magnetic stripe.
Travel EMV Card
Works with an embedded microchip to reduce fraud
Reduces the need to carry large sums of cash
Requires use of a PIN or signature
The MasterCard Zero Liability policy* protects you from financial loss if your card is lost or stolen
Universally accepted everywhere Debit MasterCard is accepted. The Travel EMV Card works the same regardless of the country you visit or the merchant’s system
Obtain local currency at millions of ATMs
Helps monitor spending