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The card Nationwide have three credit cards. The Classic, the Cash reward and the Comic Relief. The Classic offers: a. Up to 56 days interest free credit (but NOT on cash advances). b. Free purchase cover for loss, theft or damages to most purchases over £50 c. Free extended warranty ... Read review

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Community Level 3shonegar

shonegar

Great if you only need it a bit each day

AdvantagesExcellent facilities for getting money abroad

DisadvantagesExcessive security and poor customer service

"...cover if you use your nationwide card to buy your travel tickets (this is pretty limited though) The Cash Reward offers: As classic but also: a. 1% money back on all your purchases in the first six months (0.5% after that). b. No 0% introductory interest rate and the annual rate is 15.9% The Comic Relief offers: As Classic but also: a. They give £5.50 to Comic Relief the first time that you use your card, as well as 0.5% of the value ..." Read review
23.07.2004

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Community Level 2silverfox357

silverfox357

Your foreign companion

Advantages Great for use abroad, extended 12 month warranty

Disadvantages Low credit limit, no rewards, no cashback ,watch out for DCC

"...on balance transfers. Currently, the Nationwide offer is ten months on balance transfers and three months on purchases. So as not to get caught out, it is generally better to use the card for either the purchases offer or the balance transfer offer and not both at the same time. I decided to use the card for a balance transfer being careful not to make any purchases on the card during the introductory period. Basically the way this works is you ..." Read review
21.03.2007

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Community Level 4grovej

grovej

Going on holiday get one of these

AdvantagesFantastic for use abroad

DisadvantagesLow Credit limits

"I have been banking with Nationwide Building Society for over 15 years and have one of their credit cards as well as other financial products from them. Nationwide currently offer three credit cards all of which are Visa cards:- Classic Card (offers low interest 13.9% apr) Cash Reward (offers 1.0% for 1st 6 months then 0.5%) Comic Relief (donates an initial £5.65 and then 0.5% of all purchases) The card I currently have is the cash reward, ..." Read review
03.01.2005

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Community Level 4ultras67

ultras67

No Nonsense Card

AdvantagesLow Interest rates, no points loyalty scheme, internet control option

DisadvantagesDull card design

"Apply for and use a Nationwide Visa card you will not earn free loyalty points. Huh ? Well, Nationwide have basically decided that points based loyalty schemes only benefit a few people as you need to spend large amounts to get any decent return. So what they have done is create one with damm good features and low interest rates instead. There are actually 3 options you can get - the Classic, The Comic relief Charity and the Cash Back. You ..." Read review
18.01.2003

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Community Level 3IainCMartin

IainCMartin

Putting it Off by Putting it On

AdvantagesInterest free credit period on balance transfers

DisadvantagesNone

"The Nationwide Credit Card - small piece of plastic, about 8.5cm X 5.5cm, doesn't look much, doesn't say much, but could be worth a lot to you !! Why ? How ? What's the deal ? Well there are two possible deals really - one for savers and one for borrowers. For Borrowers - (Please note - I am NOT recommending borrowing more than you can afford) Well the Nationwide allows you to carry out balance transfers onto its credit card. So, ..." Read review
18.06.2001

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