SAN FRANCISCO - Visa U.S.A. said it plans to test a prepaid card next year, which could substitute for travelers checks.

The card's value would be tracked by Visa's central computers. Travelers would get personal identification numbers, enabling them to draw cash from 160,000 automated teller machines in Visa's global network. Visa said it would replace any lost or stolen card within 24 hours.

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