Compare Credit Cards with CardSmart

Saga cardholders save money on forex fees

Saga Platinum Credit Card users have saved £1.5 million on overseas charges so far this year.

More from Card Types
26 November 2013

Saga cardholders save money on forex fees

Users of the Saga Platinum Credit Card have collectively saved £1.5 million on overseas card charges this year.

For customers who enjoy travelling, choosing a credit card with low or no foreign transaction fees can make their money go further. The Saga Platinum card, which is available to people over the age of 50, offers zero per cent foreign currency fees.

According to consumer magazine Which? credit card users can experience a foreign loading fee that can be up to 2.99 per cent.

Chief executive of Saga Services Roger Ramsden said: "Overseas charges could cost UK travellers millions each year and that money will be better spent buying that extra pressie on your winter break."

Before travelling abroad, credit card users at a number of banks should bear in mind that their bank may need to know if they are going on holiday. For security reasons, some banks may block cards automatically if they are unexpectedly used overseas.

Written by ©

Best Buy Credit Cards

Credit Cards Balance Transfers Purchases APR Representative (Variable)
Tesco ClubCard Purchases Credit Card Logo Tesco Bank Logo Tesco ClubCard Purchases Credit Card Apply
 0%
9 months
2.9% fee
 0%
18 months
 
16.9%
Representative Example: The annual purchase rate is 16.9% p.a (variable) so if you spend £1200 your representative apr will be 16.9% p.a (variable)
Barclaycard Platinum With BT (27 Mths) Logo Barclaycard Logo Barclaycard Platinum With BT (27 Mths) Apply
 0%
28 months
3.5% fee
 0%
6 months
 
18.9%
Representative Example: The annual purchase rate is 18.9% p.a (variable) so if you spend £1200 your representative apr will be 18.9% p.a (variable)
Compare More Credit Cards...

Categories

Credit Card News Archive

Some important information about this page

The content and information on this website are intended as general information only and shall not be construed as financial advice or recommendations of any nature in accordance with the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 nor is it intended to address specific financial requirements. We strongly recommend that you seek independent financial advice before using and/or relying on the information made available to you or prior to purchasing any financial product/service listed on the Website. Whilst every attempt has been made to ensure that the content and information published are true, correct and up to date, no warranty, guarantee or representation is given as to its accuracy, reliability or fitness for a specific purpose.

The Best Buy credit card comparison tables feature financial products/services of our advertisers and may not necessarily constitute the best offers in the market for each of such products/services.

Copyright © CardSmart Ltd 2009 - 2013. All Rights Reserved | Privacy Policy | Terms

"CardSmart" and the CardSmart logo are registered trademarks of Smart Online Marketing Ltd. Company registration no: 08430745