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A large purchase credit card could help spread the cost of an expensive purchase, which might help make it a more manageable way to pay.
Features of large purchase credit cards:
Rather than display all of the credit cards we offer, we’ll only show you the ones you’re eligible to apply for. Provide a few basic details and our eligibility checker will do the rest, giving you a clearer idea of the credit limit and interest rate you could get. It also means you’re less likely to be declined, or offered a different rate when you submit a full credit application.
We’ll show you the interest rate and credit limit you could get when you use our eligibility checker. This check takes about five minutes to complete, and won’t affect your credit score. We offer interest rates and a credit limit based on your personal circumstances. By using the eligibility checker, you’ll only see the cards you’re eligible to apply for and are more likely to be accepted for.
When introductory interest rates expire, the standard interest rates will apply to any balances you haven’t repaid, potentially increasing your borrowing costs.
It’s important to know that you could lose your introductory rate if you don’t make at least the minimum payment on time each month, or you go over your credit limit. Making the monthly minimum payment probably won’t be enough to clear your balance before any offers expire, especially if you’ve used your card for other things, so pay more whenever you can.
Things to look out for:
When applying for a credit card, it’s important to make sure the one you choose suits your needs.
Large purchase credit cards often come with an introductory interest rate on card purchases, and can be a flexible way to spread your costs. However, if you use your card to make other types of transaction, the interest rates and other costs could be higher.
A large purchase credit card might not suit everyone. If your main reason for taking out a card is to complete a balance transfer, then it might be worth looking at balance transfer credit cards. If you’re planning to use a credit card to manage your everyday spending, such as regular bills, expenses or even unexpected costs, it might be worth looking at everyday purchase credit cards.
There are also other types of credit cards available that may be more suitable for your needs. Do your homework about what each card offers to find the one that’s right for you.
You can apply for a credit card if:
You’ll need to complete an eligibility check first, then we’ll show you the credit cards, interest rates and credit limit we could offer you.
This check takes about five minutes to complete, and won’t affect your credit score. We’ll just need some basic details from you, including your name, address, and some information about your income and outgoings.
Once you’ve found the card you want to apply for, simply follow the instructions to complete a full credit application.
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