Credit Card Rate Changes in Ireland

Review all the changes to credit card rates in Ireland

Avant Money
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Avant Money

Avant Money now offering €100 cashback with their Reward+ credit card.

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Avant Money
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Avant Money

One Card from Avant Money now offering 0% interest on Balance Transfers for 9 months.  Reward+ card now offering €30 Stamp Duty refund and up to 25% interest refund every month.

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An Post Money
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An Post Money

New Flex credit card available from An Post Money. The Flex card offers their lowest APR at 15.7% while offering attractive instalment plan repayment options.

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Avant Money
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Avant Money

Avant Money has extended their One card 0% introduction rate on Money Transfers from 9 months to 12 months.

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An Post Money
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An Post Money

An Post Money credit card now offering 0% balance transfer for 15 months.

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Avantcard
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Avantcard

Typical APR on One Card and Reward+ credit cards increased to 22.9%. Annual rate for purchases and balance transfers increased to 16.8%.

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Avantcard
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Avantcard

New Rewards+ credit card now available

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Avantcard
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Avantcard

APR rate on Avantcard Mastercard reduced from 20.90% to 20.60%

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Avantcard
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Avantcard

Annual rate for cash advance reduced from 19.9% to 16.8%

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Avantcard
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Avantcard

APR rates on AvantCard Personal loans decreased.

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Avantcard
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Avantcard

Avant card offering Balance Transfer at 0% interest for 8 months.

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KBC
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KBC

Fitbit pay now available

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KBC
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KBC

Receive 4% cash reward on grocery and online purchases

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AIB
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AIB

AIB Credit Card rate change: Click APR was 13.6 now 13.8 Be APR was 22.7 now 22.9 Platinum APR was 16.8 now 17.0 Student APR was 20.3 now 20.5

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Ulster Bank
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Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank Gold Credit Card APR was 22.7% now 19.2%

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Bank of Ireland
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Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland have extended their 0% introductory offer on balance transfers from six months to seven months for their Classic and Platinum credit cards.

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KBC
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KBC

KBC have increased their cash reward on grocery and online purchases from 1% to 4% for three months when you take out a credit card between 1st May and 31st July 2015.

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permanent tsb
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permanent tsb

Introduction of 0% interest on purchases for the first 3 months for Permanent TSB ICE Visa Card

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Danske Bank
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Danske Bank

Rate increase across all card by around 2% - Mastercard Platinum has gone from 14.38% APR to 16.39%, Mastercard Gold has gone from 14.95% APR to 16.97%, Mastercard Standard has gone from 15.81% APR to 17.55%

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Bank of Ireland
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Bank of Ireland

Withdrawal of Clear Credit Card from the market with immediate effect.

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Bank of Ireland
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Bank of Ireland

Increase in typical APR for Clear, Platinum Advantage and Classic credit cards

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EBS
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EBS

EBS Member Credit Card no longer available for new signups. EBS Member Credit Card is an affiliate MBNA Platinum Card.

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Bank of Ireland
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Bank of Ireland

Credit Card rates increased (typical APR from 13.3% to 13.8% for Clear credit card, from 17.3% to 17.9% for Classic credit card, from 16.1% to 16.6% for Platinum Advantage credit card).

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Latest updates

In the last three months, there have been 1 adjustments to the credit card market.

The most recent rate change was announced by on , which we consider to be positive for the consumer. The summary of the change is "Avant Money now offering €100 cashback with their Reward+ credit card."

Market updates

Credit card rates change all the time - in the last year there have been 4 rate adjustments in the irish credit card marketplace.

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