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Travel credit cards

Unfortunately, most debit and credit cards charge additional fees when used abroad. These could include foreign loading fees which are supposed to cover exchange rates or one-off fees to cover “administration” costs. When you're on holiday you can avoid these hidden charges by getting a credit card that doesn't have these foreign usage fees. The cards below all offer lower or even no fees when using your card abroad.

Provider Purchases intro period & rate Foreign Exchange Fee Rewards Representative APR Likelihood of acceptance Actions
Travel cards

Post Office

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3 months 0% interest on purchases

0.00% No rewards

17.8% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 17.8% APR variable. Based on assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 17.8% (variable) annual.
0% commission on purchases overseas, plus no cash advance fee on travel money

Post Office Classic Card

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3 months 0% interest on purchases

0.00% No rewards

22.9% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 22.9% APR variable. Based on assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 22.9% (variable) annual.

Lloyds Bank Premier Avios Rewards Credit Card

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16 months 0% interest on purchases

0.00% Avios

52.1% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 50.8% APR variable. Based on £140 annual fee assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 17.95% (variable) annual.

Lloyds Bank Avios Rewards Credit Card

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16 months 0% interest on purchases

0.00% Avios

23.7% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 23.7% APR variable. Based on £24 annual fee, assumed borrowing of £1200. Rate of interest 18.94% (variable) annual.

Lloyds Bank Avios Rewards Credit Card

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16 months 0% interest on purchases

0.00% Avios

23.7% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 22.7% APR variable. Based on £24 annual fee, assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 17.95% (variable) annual.

Lloyds Bank Premier Avios Rewards

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16 months 0% interest on purchases

0.00% Avios

52.1% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 50.8% APR variable. Based on £140 annual fee, assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 17.95% (variable) annual.

Premier Avios Rewards Credit Card

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16 months 0% interest on purchases

0.00% No rewards

52.1% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 50.8% APR variable. Based on £140 annual fee, assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 17.95% (variable) annual.

Lloyds Bank Avios Rewards Credit Card

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16 months 0% interest on purchases

0.00% Avios

23.7% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 22.7% APR variable. Based on £24 annual fee, assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 17.95% (variable) annual.

Lloyds Bank Premier Avios Rewards

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16 months 0% interest on purchases

0.00% No rewards

52.1% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 50.8% APR variable. Based on £140 annual fee, assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 17.95% (variable) annual.

Saga Platinum

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9 months 0% interest on purchases

0.00% No rewards

11.9% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 11.9% APR variable. Based on assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 11.3% (variable) annual.
Available to customers over 50. No fee when spending abroad

Halifax Clarity Credit Card

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No 0% intro

0.00% No rewards

12.9% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 12.9% APR variable. Based on assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 12.95% (variable) annual.

Metro Bank Personal Credit Card

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No 0% intro

0.00% No rewards

13.0% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 13% APR variable. Based on assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 13% (variable) annual.

aqua Advance

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No 0% intro

0.00% No rewards

34.9% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 34.9% APR variable. Based on assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 34.9% (variable) annual.
You could reduce your interest rate from 34.9% APR variable to 19.9% APR variable

MBNA More Rewards Credit Card

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No 0% intro

2.99% Points

12.9% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 12.9% APR variable. Based on assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 12.9% (variable) annual.

aqua Rewards

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No 0% intro

0.00% 0.5% cashback

34.9% APR

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Representative Example: Representative 34.9% APR variable. Based on assumed borrowing of £1,200. Rate of interest 34.91% (variable) annual.
Build your credit rating while earning 0.5% cashback on everything you buy
 

Your guide to credit cards

  • The benefits
  • Things to consider
  • The drawbacks
  • Travel credit cards for use abroad explained
  • Alternative cards

Credit cards terms

  • Annual fee
  • Foreign usage fee
  • Withdrawal limit
  • Purchases
  • Cash advance
  • Credit limit