Best Credit Card for £6k abroad?

Hi, l am getting married in Cyprus in July. l can either pay for the wedding before l go but for added security l am going to pay for it when we are there and think using a credit card would be the best option instead of cash or using my visa. l do have good credit and have never had a credit card previously, was thinking of getting a 0% for as long as l can and will then pay off the balance in full. Any suggestions for the best card or way to go about this? Thanks, Rich


  • Innocent_Guy
    Innocent_Guy Posts: 5,369 Forumite
    Do you have any other credit agreements?
    Bank Accounts - Barlcays Premier[/B] - £1000 o/d, HSBC - £200 o/d- First Direct - £500
    Credit Cards - Barclaycard £2000 - Silver Card £1300 - Flybe £7500 - HSBC £1000 - First Direct £2500 First Direct Gold £3000
    6 credit accounts closed in 2010!

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  • RichWrexham
    Out of my current account, l only pay out my for my car (just over £100) and car insurance (just over £20).......never had any credit cards though. Got a mortgage and everything that comes with it out of a joint account with my girlfriend.
  • RichWrexham
    l work for Royal Mail and the Post Office have a colleague offer available which is as follows,

    0% on balance for the first 15 months (extra 3 months compared to public)
    0% on purchases for 6 months (extra 3 months compared to public)
    0% commission on purchases overseas

    Has anyone had any experience with this card? Is there better offerings out there?
  • apt
    apt Posts: 3,190 Forumite
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    My Post Office card is fine and is the best option for overseas spending. The only thing to be wary about is that you have to use it either for a balance transfer or purchases - not both - as any repayments will be taken off the balance transfer rather than the purchases.
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