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Product focus: Earn up to 3.00% from your Cash ISA

Product focus: Earn up to 3.00% from your Cash ISA

Category: Savings

Updated: 25/01/2011
First Published: 04/11/2010

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A host of cash ISAs are available to customers with varying deposit amounts, all offering tax free rates of interest. The accounts have enjoyed enduring popularity since they were launched in 1999, and are second only to current accounts as the most commonly held account.

Whether you're an existing customer or seeking a new account, there is likely to be an ISA that suits your particular needs. Here is our selection of the best cash ISA rates.

Santander– Loyalty Flexible ISA Issue One

This ISA pays a rate of 3.00% yearly including an introductory bonus rate of 2.50% variable for twelve months. Funds can be accessed instantly. The rate is guaranteed to be at least 2.50% above base rate and with a minimum rate of 3.00% for the first twelve months. Savers can invest anything from a £1 to £5,100.

  • Transfers in are not accepted.
  • This is available to savers aged 16 years and over and can be operated by telephone, in branch or online.

Halifax- Cash ISA Direct Reward

This ISA pays a rate of 2.80% yearly including an introductory bonus rate of 2.30% for twelve months. No notice is required to access funds. Halifax customers with existing current accounts qualify for higher rate of 3.00% yearly including an introductory bonus of 2.50% for twelve months. Savers can invest anything from a £1 and transfers in are accepted. After the twelve month period the rate will revert to ISA Saver Direct and if balance drops below £1 a lower rate will be paid. Saver Direct rate is currently 0.50% and terms after twelve months.

  • This ISA is available to savers aged 16 and over and can be operated by telephone and online.
  • Deposits can also be made in branches.

Principality BS – e-ISA Issue 2

The e-ISA Issue 2 pays a rate of 2.80% yearly and an introductory bonus rate of 1% for twelve months. No notice is required to access funds. Savers can invest anything from a £1 and transfers in are accepted. This is available to anyone aged 16 years and over and can be operated online only.

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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 Any products featured may be withdrawn by their provider or changed at any time.

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