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Product focus: Cashback credit cards

Product focus: Cashback credit cards

Category: Credit cards

Updated: 14/12/2012
First Published: 27/05/2011

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Cashback cards are best suited to cardholders who can ensure their balance will be paid in full each month. Whilst not as widely available as they once were, a range of providers offer cashback credit cards.

Here is a selection of some of the best in the market:

American Express Platinum Cashback Card

  • This card offers customers 5% cashback on all purchases up to a maximum of £1000, for the first three months.
  • After the initial three months customers spending up to £3,500 in the year will earn 0.5% cashback; between £3,501 and £7,500, 1% and over £7,501, 1.25%.
  • The card offers an introductory 0% on all purchases for six months and a representative APR of 19.9%. Cardholders must have a minimum income of £30,000.

Bank of Ireland Moneyback Mastercard

  • The Moneyback Mastercard has a representative APR of 17.9%.
  • Customers will receive 0.5% cashback when they spend up to £15,000 in any one year.
  • The card offers 0% on purchases for three months and 0% on balance transfers for the first six months.
  • There is no minimum income requirement.

Capital One – World Mastercard

  • This card offers 1.00% cashback, plus an additional £10 bonus credit every January.
  • An introductory 0% is offered on all purchases until December 2011 and the representative APR is 19.9%.
  • Cardholders must have a minimum income of £20,000.
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Disclaimer: Information is correct as of the date of publication (shown at the top of this article). Any products featured may be withdrawn by their provider or changed at any time.

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