Credit building credit cards

Credit building credit cards


Credit building credit cards explained

If you’re looking for your first credit card or you’ve got limited credit history, our credit building credit cards could help you gradually build your credit rating.

It’s just important that you understand how they work. If you manage your account well, by doing things like staying within your credit limit and making at least the minimum payment each month, you can improve your credit rating over time. But if you don’t manage your account properly, you could harm your rating. Take a look at our page on understanding credit to learn more


Initial credit card 

Are you looking for your first credit card, or do you have a limited credit history?

  • Credit limit of £150-£1,200 subject to status
  • 0% interest on purchases for three months from the date you open your account
  • £10 cashback every 3 months for one year from the date you open your account, when you make your minimum payments on time and don’t go over your credit limit. Offer ends 6 February 2017. T&Cs apply.

Representative example

Representative APR 34.9% APR (variable)
Purchase rate p.a. 34.9% p.a. (variable)
Assumed credit limit £1,200
Annual Fee No annual fee

The credit limit, APR and offer terms may vary with individual circumstances, subject to status.


18 month balance transfer Platinum card

Great if you’ve built an average credit history and you’re now looking for a balance transfer.

  • 0% interest for 18 months on balance transfers made within 60 days of opening your account (2.99% fee applies)
  • Get £20 cashback when you transfer a balance of £500 or more. Offer ends 6 February 2017. (T&Cs apply)

Representative example

Representative APR 24.9% APR (variable)
Purchase rate p.a. 24.9% p.a. (variable)
Assumed credit limit £1,200
Annual Fee No annual fee

You may be offered a different credit limit, representative APR, purchase rate or promotional Balance Transfer period to the one shown here because it depends on your individual circumstances.