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Barclaycard 26 month offer - not what you get
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SCO123
Old 17-04-2013, 3:29 PM
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Default Barclaycard 26 month offer - not what you get

How come this site advertises Barclaycard's 26 month 0% balance transfer offer as the card the customer will get if they apply when that is not true?

Just under half of all customers who apply for this card will be declined and instead offered a 12 month 0% Balannce Transfer Credit Card.

Just check out the summary box on their application:


You may not even get the same APR they are advertising! This should be picked up by this site before they encourage customers to apply:
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Old 17-04-2013, 3:36 PM
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You may not even get the same APR they are advertising! This should be picked up by this site before they encourage customers to apply:
I would have thought that fact is pretty well known and is true of all lenders. Only 51% need get the advertised product.
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Old 17-04-2013, 3:49 PM
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I suppose, but I think its drastically less known that they offer you a different duration for the promotional rate
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I suppose, but I think its drastically less known that they offer you a different duration for the promotional rate
Indeed, and not many providers do, but its not unheard of; Halifax do this with their one card (although they do make it perfectly clear in the summary box).
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