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Product focus: 0% balance transfer cards

Product focus: 0% balance transfer cards

Category: Credit cards

Updated: 01/07/2011
First Published: 01/07/2011

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The number of credit cards offering balance transfer periods of 13 months or more has risen considerably over recent years, suggesting a return to a competitive market.

There are currently 34 cards offering balance transfer periods of 13 months and over, compared to 13 two years ago.

Here is a selection of the current best balance transfer cards in the market.

Barclaycard Platinum Extended Balance Transfer VISA

  • This card offers customers 0% on balance transfers for 20 months.
  • The card has a representative APR of 17.5%. A 3.20% fee applies to transfers made within 60 days of opening an account.
  • Cardholders must have a minimum income of £20,000.

Virgin Money Credit Card Mastercard

  • This card offers an introductory 0% on balance transfers for 19 months.
  • The card has a representative APR of 16.8% and no minimum income is required.
  • A fee of 2.49% applies.

MBNA Europe Bank Platinum 19 Month VISA

  • As the name suggests, this card offers customers 0% on balance transfers for 19 months.
  • A 2.50% fee applies.
  • The card has a representative APR of 16.7% and there is no minimum income requirement for cardholders.

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