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Barclaycard Freedom Rewards Credit Card

Barclaycard Freedom Rewards Credit Card

? customer score 64%

Represent­ative APR (variable) Purchase interest p.a. Cash withdrawal APR Annual card fee
The interest rate for borrowing that at least 51% of the customers accepted will pay.
The annual interest rate you'll pay on new purchases.
The interest rate you'll pay on cash you withdraw from an ATM.
The fee you'll pay for having the card each year, if any.
21.9% APR 21.9% 27.9% £0
  1. This credit card has a high representative APR of 20% or more so borrowing with this card is expensive compared to others.

Reward scheme details

Earn 1 Freedom point on everything home and abroad per £1 spent (non sterling transaction fee of 2.99% applies to foreign currency transactions). Earn 2 Freedom points at all UK supermarkets, petrol stations and on Transport for London spend. Earn 3 Freedom points at selected Freedom partners and when shopping online at over 60 top brands through the Freedom Rewards store (terms and conditions apply). Receive 7,000 bonus Freedom points worth £20 when you spend at least £500 or make a balance transfer of at least £500 within 60 days of opening your account. You’ll also have to make your minimum payments on time and not go over your credit limit. Terms apply.

Representative Example
Assumed borrowing of £1,200 for 1 year, at a Purchase Rate of 21.9% (variable), representative 21.9% APR (variable). Credit available subject to status. A fee of 2.9% will be applied to your account at first, but you'll only pay 0.15% as Barclaycard will refund the difference.

Barclaycard customer satisfaction scorecard:

How do we work this out?
Keeping you up to date with new deals Transparency of charges / penalties Online account management Customer service Overall customer score

64%

Fair

We have not been able to rate this provider as our customer satisfaction survey didn't generate a big enough sample of its customers but we aim to rate as many providers as possible

Eligibility to open an account

Can be used for building credit rating No
Minimum income required to open account £20,000
Opening account is by invitation only No
Account is for existing customers only No
Further notes about eligibility N/A
Minimum age to open an account 18

Intro balance transfers

Rate period 12 months
Annual interest 0.0%
Fee 0.15%
Fee min N/A
Fee max N/A
Limit period days 60

Intro purchases

Rate period 12 months
Annual interest 0.0%

Standard balance transfers

Annual interest 21.9%
Fee 0.15%
Fee min N/A
Fee max N/A

Standard purchases

Annual interest 21.9%

Standard cash

Annual interest 27.9%

Other features

Repayment details

Maximum interest free days (purchases) 56
Days to pay 25
Monthly payment min % 2.25%
Monthly payment min £ £5

Card charges

Returned payment fee £12
Late payment £12
If you exceed credit limit £12

Foreign usage

Foreign usage fee (Europe) 2.99%
Foreign usage fee (worldwide) 2.99%

Cash withdrawal fees

Charges for cash withdrawals Yes
Cash withdrawal percent 2.99%
Minimum charge £3

Available to manage

Online Yes
Branch Yes
Telephone Yes

Reward schemes

Reward is charity donation No
Reward is cash back No
Reward is Airmiles No
Reward is points Yes
Reward is vouchers No
Reward is travel No
Reward is Avios No
Reward is discount No

Repayment note

If you do not pay the total outstanding balance in full by the payment due date, the amount you pay will be allocated to higher interest rate balances before lower interest rate balances. Where fees and charges are payable, your payment will be allocated to the interest rate applicable to these fees and charges relating to any higher interest rates first.