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Product focus: 0% purchase cards

Product focus: 0% purchase cards

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Updated: 17/11/2011
First Published: 17/11/2011

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With Christmas and the New Year vast approaching many families may consider consolidating their credit card debts for a fresh start but are also looking to buy seasonal gifts.

Here are a few credit cards that may suit the bill.

Barclaycard

  • The Platinum with Purchase Visa makes no charges on new purchases for the first 14 months after account opening after which the card charges 18.9% APR.
  • In addition, the card offers 14 months of interest free debt transfers with a balance transfer fee of 2.90%.
  • Customers can take advantage of the Barclaycard Freedom scheme to earn and spend reward money at selected retailers.

Virgin Money

  • The Purchase Credit Card MasterCard from Virgin Money makes no interest charges on new purchases or balance transfers for the first 13 months after account opening.
  • Debt transfers are subject to a 2.89% balance transfer fee and the card charges 18.9% APR on purchases outside of the introductory deal.
  • Customers are eligible to exclusive offers within the Virgin Group.

Halifax

  • The All in One MasterCard charges no interest on new purchases or balance transfers for the first 13 months after account opening.
  • Balance transfers are subject to a 3.00% balance transfer fee and the card charges 17.9% APR.

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