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Brits pay off holiday credit debts - before setting foot abroad

Credit cards are now the most popular way for Brits to pay for holidays and an overwhelming majority who use credit cards when booking holidays will have paid off their balance in full before travelling, new research from Halifax reveals.

Most consumers don't understand their credit card

Millions of credit card holders face a New Year financial hangover because they aren’t clued up about their credit card, according to new insight from MoneySuperMarket.

Barclaycard launches as credit card pre-approval partner on MoneySuperMarket

MoneySuperMarket has announced the UK’s leading credit card provider, Barclaycard, as the latest big name to offer the pre-approval facility across its credit cards portfolio on the price comparison website, where customers can now apply for seven of its Platinum and Freedom products.

19 million Brits admit to a previous decade of debt

With the credit card reaching its 50th anniversary this week, new insight from MoneySuperMarket reveals over a third (37 per cent) of Brits have been saddled with this debt for up to ten years.

Play your cards right when going abroad

Gocompare.com Money is warning holidaymakers to check their plastic and not get caught out with foreign usage fees when going abroad this Easter.

MBNA gets ready for Android Pay

Credit card expert MBNA has announced that it will be amongst the first to bring Google’s Android Pay to its customers as the countdown to its UK launch, scheduled for later in 2016, begins.

How using credit cards can help you meet your financial goals

How using credit cards can help you meet your financial goals

If you’re not using your credit card to help meet your financial goals, you’re not doing personal finance right. While it’s important to use credit cards wisely, they can have many benefits when you do.

Organised but overdrawn? Consider a money transfer card to settle the bill

People who are being overwhelmed with bank account charges for being in the red could consider using a money transfer credit card to pay off their overdraft, suggests MoneySuperMarket.

Over half of UK population thinks that cash could be on its way out

As the 1 September increase in the limit for contactless card payments from £20 to £30 arrives, a One Poll survey of UK adults commissioned by UK-based consumer credit business MBNA shows that cash could be on its way out.

New credit card from the AA

The card – which does not have an associated annual fee – is available now.

Apple Pay coming to MBNA customers in the UK

MBNA will offer its customers access to Apple Pay, which is transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay, later this year.

Halifax further enhances credit card range

Halifax has enhanced its credit card range in time for summer with market leading offers for customers looking for extra value on balance transfers and new purchases. Both offers are available online and through aggregator sites.

Select and save with the latest offers from American Express

American Express has teamed up with some of the UK’s leading retailers to launch its latest range of ‘Amex Offers’.

Top five credit cards to use abroad

With Easter and summer holidays fast approaching, David Mann, money expert at uSwitch.com shares his tips on the best five credit cards to make the most of your money when not only booking travel, but also when travelling:

4 in 5 Brits are unsure about how long it takes to clear credit card balances

80% of UK adults are unable to identify the true cost of borrowing money on a credit card, according to new research conducted on behalf of.