Money Transfer Offer


I have received an offer for money transfer from my credit card company. It is fee free and 5.2% interest pa.

I have a balance on the card currently paying standard apr interest approx 20% 

if I money transfer, theoretically I can pay the balance off the same card?

am I right ? Seems strange the card provider will offer a money transfer lower than the standard apr which I can pay it off. Or is there some catch with these things?



  • Yes you can. 

    Not strange.

    No catch.
  • CliveOfIndia
    CliveOfIndia Posts: 1,348 Forumite
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    In theory there's no problem at all.
    The only caveat would be, is there room on your card to do this?
    For example, let's say you currently have a balance of £3000 on the card, and the credit limit is £5000.  You couldn't do a money transfer for £3000 because then you would have a balance of £6000 (albeit only temporarily).
    But aside from that, no problem.
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