Other Banking Services

Synovus Connections® Visa® Prepaid Card

Enjoy the convenience of using a card without worrying that you might spend more than you have available. The Synovus Connections® Visa® Prepaid Card1,2 is a reloadable card that allows you to add funds to the card account and then use it wherever Visa® debit cards are accepted,3 including stores, restaurants, gas stations and online.




  • Get a temporary card to use immediately, up to the amount loaded on the card (receive the personalized card in the mail in 7–10 days)
  • Load your card by direct deposit4 or with cash in the branch;5 then use your card where Visa® debit cards are accepted
  • Loads can also be made at participating Visa ReadyLink and Green Dot® Network locations, fees apply.
  • Funds Transfer using your Synovus Bank check card is available upon registration of your Synovus Connections Prepaid Card at www.synovusconnections.com
  • Get cash at the ATM,6 when making purchases or by making withdrawals at a bank branch.7 There is no fee to use your card at Synovus Bank ATMs or to get cash at a Synovus Bank division branch
  • Request up to four companion cards8 if you want others to have access to your account 
  • Feel secure with coverage from Visa’s Zero Liability Policy9 
  • Download the Synovus Connections App10 for your Apple or Android device 
  • Easily manage your account through www.synovusconnections.com— suspend and reactivate your card, monitor your account, view statements, set up balance and transaction alerts,10 change your PIN and much more
Find out more at www.synovusconnections.com
Check Cashing & Money Orders

Check Cashing

When you can’t wait for a check to clear or don’t have a deposit account, we can cash almost any type of check for any amount and give you immediate access to your funds.11 With a simple registration2 in our branch, you’ll be able to cash any of the following:

  • Checks from any U.S. bank
  • Government checks
  • Payroll checks
  • Two-party checks
  • Cashier’s checks
  • Personal checks
  • Insurance checks

Money Orders

No access to checks? No problem. Make payments conveniently and affordably with a money order. You can purchase as many as you need in any amount up to $1,000, and each money order costs only $1.00.

Western Union®

Western Union® Money Transfer

If you need to send or receive money in a hurry, we offer Western Union Money Transfer® services in all our branches during normal lobby hours. We can transfer funds between our locations or any other Western Union Agent location around the world, with your choice of Money in Minutes or Next Day service, depending on the sending location.12,13


Western Union® Bill Payment

From utilities to credit cards to car payments, you can pay most major bills quickly and easily with Western Union® Bill Payment, which supports over 15,000 billers in a variety of industries. Choose from Same Day, Next Day or 3-Day payment delivery options,12,14 depending on the biller, and settle your bills promptly for peace of mind.  

Safe Deposit Boxes
Some things are too valuable to keep in your sock drawer. Whether it’s your life insurance policy or your grandmother’s pearls, you can protect the items that matter most in one of our safe deposit boxes.15 We offer a variety of size and price options at most of our branches.

Important Disclosure Information

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  1. Account opening fee is $4, with a $20 minimum load required when the card is first opened. Monthly card maintenance fee is $4. 

  2. One-time, free registration required for Synovus Connections® Visa® Prepaid Card, Check Cashing, Western Union® Money Transfer, Western Union® Bill Payment and Money Orders. Customer must be 18 and is required to submit Social Security Number, government ID and physical address. Back
  3. Your card cannot be used to pay for gambling transactions or for vehicle rentals. When you use your card at a hotel or restaurant or for certain travel and entertainment transactions, we may authorize and hold more than the actual amount until the transaction has posted to your account.

  4. Direct Deposit service is available only if supported by your employer or payor. Availability of funds depends on when the funds are sent to us by your employer or payor. It may take several pay periods for direct deposit to begin.  Back
  5. Branch loads can be in cash only. Checks must first have to be cashed before they can be loaded. Check cashing fees may also apply. See Schedule of Fees and Charges. Back
  6. Your card can be used to get cash at ATMs where the Interlink, Plus or NYCE symbols are displayed. You will be charged a fee by Synovus, and may be charged a fee by the ATM owner, to use a non-Synovus ATM. Back
  7. Synovus will not charge you a fee to make withdrawals at non-Synovus Bank branches, but the other bank may impose a fee. Back
  8. This feature is available to Account Owners only. Companion cardholders must be 13 or older;  other restrictions may apply.  There is a $4 fee to open each new companion card.

  9. Zero Liability policy covers U.S.-issued cards only and does not apply to ATM transactions, PIN transactions not processed by Visa® or certain commercial card transactions. Cardholder must notify issuer promptly of any unauthorized use. See bank for details.

  10. Mobile services require your mobile service provider’s data and/or text plan. Message and data rates may apply. Back
  11. Check cashing fee(s) may apply.  Excludes checks written on accounts at banks outside of the U.S., credit card convenience checks, temporary checks and money orders issued within the past 48 hours. Back
  12. Any fees charged by Western Union® will apply. Back
  13. Date available will be displayed on receipt for international transfers over $15. Service and funds availability depends on certain factors including the Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protections issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours, and differences in time zones (collectively, "Restrictions"). Back
  14. Payment, Service, and funds availability depends on certain factors including Service selected, the selection of delayed delivery options, special terms applicable to each Service, biller cut off times or posting procedures, biller failure to properly or timely credit funds sent, amount sent, destination country, currency availability, regulatory issues, consumer protection issues, identification requirements, delivery restrictions, agent location hours and differences in time zones. Additional restrictions may apply. See Payments form for terms and conditions. Back
  15. Boxes are subject to availability. Rentals are for a one-year period. FDIC insurance does not apply to Safe Deposit boxes or their contents. 

Interested in any of our other banking services?

Visit your local branch for a one-time registration2 (or just stop by to open a safe deposit box).