Juat used monzo in Kuwait with no problems
Works fine, but authorisation codes come back with letters which confuses cashier all the time who are used to just getting numbers.
Retail in Kuwait is known for collecting personal details for marketing purposes. At the point of sale you may choose to decline to give you details. However, I have seen cashiers using the name on the merchant copy of the card receipt to complete their transaction as I’m sure it’s a requirement of their job. I enjoyed using the prepaid card because it had no name which always confused them! But now this is gone