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Abbey praised for 0% balance credit card

Abbey praised for 0% balance credit card

Category: Credit cards

Updated: 11/02/2009
First Published: 10/02/2009

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The zero per cent balance credit card offering from Abbey has received recognition at an industry awards ceremony.

Last week's fourth annual Card Awards, held in London, were designed to celebrate new initiatives.

And the bank's Zero Credit Card was given the top honour, being named Best New Credit Card of the Year.

Managing director of credit cards at Abbey Roger Lovering remarked: "The award category had some impressive entries and was well represented. Therefore, I am particularly pleased that Abbey Zero has been recognised by the industry."

Those carrying out a credit card comparison may wish to note that among the features of the product is a zero per cent rate on balance transfers as well as purchases for the first six months.

Meanwhile, MBNA received the gong for Best Online Initiative for its MBNA Connect service, which allows customers to manage their finances from their computer.

Features include an alert system for when a transaction is greater than a set amount, which is designed to help combat fraud.

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