Credit cards Updated:
Balance transfer deals are at their longest ever and some card providers are offering reductions to the fee to make an existing card debt balance transfer. Those who want to move credit card debt may want to consider a balance transfer card and review the costs involved to move any debt. Here is a selection of 3 of the longest deals available:
The Barclaycard Platinum Extended Balance Transfer Visa offers 22 months of interest free debt transfers after account opening with a balance transfer fee of 1.45pc. The card charges 17.9pc APR on purchases and in addition offers an introductory 3 months of interest purchases. Customers can take advantage of offers through their travel service. Customers must be aged 21 or over, earn £20,000 or more and can apply by all channels.
Updated 24/08/12: the 50% discount on the transfer fee has now been removed so the balance transfer fee for debt transfers is now 2.90% / Min: £7.25.
NatWest Platinum Credit Card MasterCard offers a card with 22 months of interest free balance transfers and 6 months interest free on purchases. Debt transfers are subject to a 3.2pc balance transfer fee and the card charges 17.9pc APR on purchases outside of the introductory deal. Customers will have access to the NatWest Wine Club. Customers must be aged 18 or over, earn £10,000 or more to be eligible and can apply online, by telephone or in branch.
The Halifax Balance Transfer Credit Card Visa offers 22 months of interest free debt transfers after account opening with a balance transfer fee of 3.5pc. The card charges 17.9pc APR on purchases when outside of the introductory deal of 3 months interest free. Customers must be aged 18 or over and earn £20,000 or more to be eligible and can apply online, by telephone or post.
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