NatWest Longer Balance Transfer credit card review

2 min Read Published: 03 Nov 2020

NatWest Longer Balance Transfer credit card reviewThe NatWest Longer Balance Transfer card is one of two NatWest balance transfer cards, the other being the NatWest Balance Transfer card. This version offers a longer interest-free period on balance transfers but attracts a higher transfer fee

Key facts about the NatWest Longer Balance Transfer credit card

  • Best for: Those looking for a longer interest-free period to help pay off an existing debt
  • Introductory offer: Interest free for 23 months on balance transfers and 3 months on purchases
  • Representative APR: 19.9% variable
  • Fees: No annual fee, 1.99% balance transfer fee
  • Perks: As it is part of the Mastercard network, cardholders can access the offers in the Precious Cities scheme

Pros of the NatWest Longer Balance Transfer credit card 

  • It has a competitive introductory period on balance transfers while also offering 3 months interest free on purchases
  • The NatWest mobile banking app allows users to access their credit score for free

Cons of the NatWest Longer Balance Transfer credit card

  • It is only available if you have an existing NatWest current account, savings account, credit card and mortgages
  • The balance transfer fee is 1.99%. If you have a large amount to transfer, it may be better to opt for the NatWest Balance Transfer card, which has a fee of only 0.49%
  • It requires a minimum annual income of £10,000 and you are only likely to be accepted for the card if you have an excellent credit score

How to manage your payments on the NatWest Longer Balance Transfer credit card

You can manage your account through the mobile app or in NatWest branches

How to apply for the NatWest Longer Balance Transfer credit card

Check whether you are likely to be accepted for the card by using NatWest's eligibility checker. Following that, you can apply online or at a NatWest branch

Alternatives to the NatWest Longer Balance Transfer credit card

For other options, read our article "Best credit card in the UK"

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