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    • lambert91
    • By lambert91 3rd Dec 17, 8:30 AM
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    TSB switch completion date
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 8:30 AM
    TSB switch completion date 3rd Dec 17 at 8:30 AM
    Hello,

    I am filling out the form to switch to TSB for the £130 bonus. On the MSE site it says it must be switched by 22nd Dec (not sure if this means start of the switch or completion). On the TSB website I remember it mentioning about starting the switch no later than 4pm on the 14th to allow for it to be complete by the 22nd. What is the latest switching date I can put on the TSB form?

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    • smudge2006
    • By smudge2006 3rd Dec 17, 8:37 AM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 8:37 AM
    Yep 14th would be the latest. But is there any reason to wait?
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    • lambert91
    • By lambert91 3rd Dec 17, 8:45 AM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 8:45 AM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 8:45 AM
    I have just completed the switch form and put the switch date as 21/12 so fingers crossed that means the completion date and not the start of the switch.

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    • Katiehound
    • By Katiehound 3rd Dec 17, 12:30 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:30 PM
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    • 3rd Dec 17, 12:30 PM
    The switch date is the date that your old bank account closes and all the DDs, SOs move over to your new account.
    The process from start to finish takes 7 days.

    In that time you should receive a letter from your 'new' bank listing all the payments.
    Make sure that if t&cs require 2 x DDs outgoing to fulfil earning interest that they are on the list. It's at that point you have a chance to chase things up! (Hopefully you won't have to do this... but there's a slim chance.)
    Being polite and pleasant doesn't cost anything!

    If you found my posting helpful please hit the "Thanks" button!
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