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    • ceredigion
    • By ceredigion 17th Feb 19, 6:51 PM
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    ceredigion
    Santander Refer a Friend
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    • 17th Feb 19, 6:51 PM
    Santander Refer a Friend 17th Feb 19 at 6:51 PM
    The Santander referral code scheme is back.
    https://www.santanderreferafriend.co.uk/terms.php

    Just going through the terms and looks like a couple can refer each other five times
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    • bristolleedsfan
    • By bristolleedsfan 19th May 19, 12:57 PM
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    bristolleedsfan
    Thanks, i'll try again Monday morning on that number, incidentally where is that number to be found on Santander web pages?
    Originally posted by harz99

    https://www.santander.co.uk/csdlvlr/ContentServer?c=SANDocument_C...cid...
    You can contact the Switcher Team on 0800 085 2202. Lines are open Monday to. Friday 8am to 7pm and Saturday 9am to 2pm. Avoiding any fees. It's a good ...
    Last edited by bristolleedsfan; 19-05-2019 at 1:02 PM.
    • harz99
    • By harz99 19th May 19, 1:15 PM
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    harz99

    https://www.santander.co.uk/csdlvlr/ContentServer?c=SANDocument_C...cid...
    You can contact the Switcher Team on 0800 085 2202. Lines are open Monday to. Friday 8am to 7pm and Saturday 9am to 2pm. Avoiding any fees. It's a good ...
    Originally posted by bristolleedsfan
    Yes i've seen that link on a Google search today, however going through Santander's web pages in the normal way i would as a an existing customer doesn't bring that version up, only the one that
    clearly says in a branch and doesn't have a phone number.
    • xylophone
    • By xylophone 19th May 19, 3:31 PM
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    xylophone
    Existing customers can use the switching service number in 521 above.

    It is very odd that they don't allow existing customers a switch on line option.
    • soulsaver
    • By soulsaver 19th May 19, 5:41 PM
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    soulsaver
    It is very odd that they don't allow existing customers a switch on line option.
    Originally posted by xylophone
    If you have the headroom, existing custoers can open an additional new c/a and switch-in in the process...
    • colsten
    • By colsten 19th May 19, 6:42 PM
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    colsten
    If you have the headroom, existing custoers can open an additional new c/a and switch-in in the process...
    Originally posted by soulsaver
    Even if you have, you can then only switch 1 account as part of the application for the new account. We also heard from the chap who opened several new Santander accounts for this offer and had them all closed - the reasons for the closure remain a bit mysterious.

    Requesting the switch(es) into an existing Santander account by phone is actually quite quick, as myself and others can testify. I do agree, however, that Santander should really offer an online switch application, not just for this offer but in general.
    • TheShape
    • By TheShape 19th May 19, 7:28 PM
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    TheShape
    If you have the headroom, existing custoers can open an additional new c/a and switch-in in the process...
    Originally posted by soulsaver
    Even if you have, you can then only switch 1 account as part of the application for the new account. We also heard from the chap who opened several new Santander accounts for this offer and had them all closed - the reasons for the closure remain a bit mysterious.

    Requesting the switch(es) into an existing Santander account by phone is actually quite quick, as myself and others can testify. I do agree, however, that Santander should really offer an online switch application, not just for this offer but in general.
    Originally posted by colsten
    As I was a bit slow in getting on with this offer I opened an additional account so that I could have two switches running at the same time. I'll then switch a further two together and then one final switch. This should get me five switches in the time it would take to make three.
    • Zanderman
    • By Zanderman 19th May 19, 8:12 PM
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    Zanderman
    As I was a bit slow in getting on with this offer I opened an additional account so that I could have two switches running at the same time. I'll then switch a further two together and then one final switch. This should get me five switches in the time it would take to make three.
    Originally posted by TheShape
    You can switch more than one into one account at the same time, even in the same phone call. No need to open additional accounts at all really.
    • TheShape
    • By TheShape 19th May 19, 8:28 PM
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    TheShape
    As I was a bit slow in getting on with this offer I opened an additional account so that I could have two switches running at the same time. I'll then switch a further two together and then one final switch. This should get me five switches in the time it would take to make three.
    Originally posted by TheShape
    You can switch more than one into one account at the same time, even in the same phone call. No need to open additional accounts at all really.
    Originally posted by Zanderman
    Why didn't I think of that

    At least the extra Santander account can be lined up for a future switch.
    • YorkshireBoy
    • By YorkshireBoy 19th May 19, 8:36 PM
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    Why didn't I think of that
    Originally posted by TheShape
    If you had thought of it, would you have gone ahead though? I didn't, for two reasons; firstly for fear of incurring their wrath if I was accused of abusing it, but mainly because there was no rush, despite being late to the party myself.

    BTW, why limit yourself to only 5 switches?
    • harz99
    • By harz99 20th May 19, 7:38 AM
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    Well, one phone call as above, 8 minutes and 20 seconds later two MrT accounts are winging their way to Santander. So easy, IF you have the correct phone number in the first place!

    Thanks to all those kind people who have posted the switch team's number 0800 085 2202.
    • TheShape
    • By TheShape 20th May 19, 8:25 PM
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    If you had thought of it, would you have gone ahead though? I didn't, for two reasons; firstly for fear of incurring their wrath if I was accused of abusing it, but mainly because there was no rush, despite being late to the party myself.

    BTW, why limit yourself to only 5 switches?
    Originally posted by YorkshireBoy
    I had thought that doing one switch during an application would mean I'd only need to do 4 switches over the phone and could do them one at a time. I imagine there might be a slightly difficult conversation with the switch team member if switching 5 accounts on the same call.

    I've got 5 switch codes from my girlfriend. I've also got 5 switch codes of my own which my mother and sister are sharing to make another 5 switches. I should get 10 vouchers so not a bad haul.
    • Sea Shell
    • By Sea Shell 21st May 19, 5:29 AM
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    We've done ours in 2 batches of 2 switches, without them batting an eyelid. In fact they seem very clued up to the fact that people are requesting multiple switches at the same time. Except on one of my calls I got the trainee (bless him) who mumbled and fumbled his way through his script...but the switches all went through OK.
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    • Jakg
    • By Jakg 21st May 19, 9:11 AM
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    BTW, why limit yourself to only 5 switches?
    Originally posted by YorkshireBoy
    I've seen reported that Santander only allow 5 accounts open at a time.

    I have 5 and tried to open the 6th and it was rejected.

    The 4th & 5th were referred, but were opened after a phone call.
    Nothing I say represents any past, present or future employer.
    • colsten
    • By colsten 21st May 19, 9:23 AM
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    colsten
    I've seen reported that Santander only allow 5 accounts open at a time.

    I have 5 and tried to open the 6th and it was rejected.

    The 4th & 5th were referred, but were opened after a phone call.
    Originally posted by Jakg
    You don't need more than 1 Santander account to make multiple switches. The only "advantage" of opening new accounts is that you can request the switch online, whilst you have to call them to request a switch into an existing account. As several people have already reported, and as I can confirm from my own experience, these calls are very quick and painless.
    • YorkshireBoy
    • By YorkshireBoy 21st May 19, 9:23 AM
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    YorkshireBoy
    I've seen reported that Santander only allow 5 accounts open at a time.

    I have 5 and tried to open the 6th and it was rejected.

    The 4th & 5th were referred, but were opened after a phone call.
    Originally posted by Jakg
    I'm talking about switches. You're talking about accounts.
    • Zanderman
    • By Zanderman 21st May 19, 9:55 AM
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    Zanderman
    For those counting the days, we've just had referrers (not switchers yet) Amazon vouchers for claims submitted on 23 and 24th April

    Edit: Now (this afternoon) had two more vouchers - again both as referrers, not switchers. One submitted on 9th May, one unknown date (as it was a code given to someone else to use).

    Edit 2: Switcher vouchers now (late afternoon) arrived too
    Last edited by Zanderman; 21-05-2019 at 5:02 PM. Reason: updating with progress...
    • BigBucket
    • By BigBucket 21st May 19, 10:05 AM
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    BigBucket
    I switched on the 26th April and the referrer has received their Amazon vouchers today at 10:49am. Still waiting for mine...
    • karlie88
    • By karlie88 21st May 19, 10:23 AM
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    1st May application just come through.
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    • pfpf
    • By pfpf 21st May 19, 10:41 AM
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    pfpf
    both 18th and 19th April have come through for both of us (as referrers). our 1st ones so relieved as we're over 30 days for those 2.

    nothing for either of us as the referred but I think I read earlier in the thread these can come later on same day?

    our 3rd switch date was 25/4. I am trying to work out how I can use my OH's final 2 codes

    thanks everyone.
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    • wizzywig27
    • By wizzywig27 21st May 19, 10:56 AM
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    wizzywig27
    So, I have an account already, if I start a switch today can I still use a referral code supplied?
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