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    • gibson386
    • By gibson386 9th Apr 18, 5:03 PM
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    UK bank accounts for children
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    UK bank accounts for children 9th Apr 18 at 5:03 PM
    I am looking to open UK bank accounts for my two children aged 13 and 15. They attend school in Greece and are resident in the UK during school holidays (17 weeks). I have tried Santander but they do not meet the criteria for any of their accounts. Any suggestions would be welcome.
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    • colsten
    • By colsten 9th Apr 18, 7:55 PM
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    Which Santander criteria did they not meet?
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    • By colsten 9th Apr 18, 7:58 PM
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    Here's a list of children's current accounts. You may face similar problems as with Santander with all of them.

    https://www.which.co.uk/money/banking/bank-accounts/guides/best-childrens-bank-accounts
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    • By eDicky 10th Apr 18, 6:20 AM
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    The most suitable is probably Nationwide Flexone account, no fees or exchange loading for overseas use of card:

    https://www.nationwide.co.uk/products/current-accounts/flexone/whats-flexone
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    Thanks for your reply. They are not permanently resident in the UK (123 mini). They are under 16 (Basic account).
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