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Popular demand drives extension to Barclaycard balance transfer deals

6th August 2012 Print

Due to popular demand, new customers taking up Barclaycard's balance transfer offers now have until Monday 13th August to apply to receive half the fee back.

Between 9th July and 5th August, Barclaycard received over 100,000 applications for balance transfers from new customers, equivalent to two a minute.

Customers eager to save money on existing debts now have an extra four days to apply and take advantage of the market leading offers, which end at midnight on Monday 13th August.

Under the balance transfer fee offer, successful new applicants for Barclaycard's market leading 22 months 0% interest balance transfer product, will save an additional £40.60 if they transfer £2,800, which is the average balance moved onto new cards. Under the deal, the effective balance transfer fee on the card is 1.45% until 9th August.

Cards included in the campaign are:

Barclaycard's Platinum card, with 22 months 0% interest on balance transfers
Barclaycard's Platinum card, with 21 months 0% interest on balance transfers 
Barclaycard's Platinum Purchase card, with 14 months 0% interest on balance transfers and purchases
Barclaycard's Gold card, with 12 months 0% balance transfer
Barclaycard's Classic, with 12 months 0% balance transfer, which is available only on

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