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    • kellyp
    • By kellyp 11th Mar 17, 1:10 PM
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    Can I get 0% on new purchases on existing CC?
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    • 11th Mar 17, 1:10 PM
    Can I get 0% on new purchases on existing CC? 11th Mar 17 at 1:10 PM
    I have had both Sainsbury's and Halifax CC's for many years. They regularly post me offers for 0% on balance transfers for varying amounts of time. I'm about to get a new kitchen and will be buying £5000 worth of appliances soon and was thinking of getting a new cc (maybe the AA) to avoid the balance transfer fee. Do you think either Halifax or Sainsbury's would give a 0% offer on new purchases if I phoned them or us that something they just don't do? Or should I just stick with paying the balance transfer fee to avoid a credit check on my file. We ma need a small loan to help fund all the kitchen and recently remortgaged too so concious of too many credit checks.
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    • zx81
    • By zx81 11th Mar 17, 1:14 PM
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    Possibly. But a new card will probably do the job more effectively.
    • Superscrooge
    • By Superscrooge 11th Mar 17, 2:56 PM
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    A couple of years ago I phoned Barclaycard to close my account and was immediately offered 0% purchases for 12 months. So you have nothing to lose by asking?
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