Lower Standard Interest Rate on MBNA Balance Transfer CardBy Mbna Europe Bank Ltd, PRNE
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
CHESTER, England, November 11, 2010 - MBNA has today announced that it will offer a lower standard balance
transfer interest rate for new customers applying for one of its most popular
The MBNA Balance Transfer credit card offers 0% for 16-months on balance
transfers made within the first 60 days of account opening with a 2.9%
Starting today, customers signing up and qualifying for the product will
receive a 16.8% (typical) variable rate on balance transfer amounts, down
from an 18.9% (typical) variable rate previously, after the 16-month
promotional period ends(1).
Will Curley, product executive for Bank of America Europe Card Services,
which operates under the MBNA brand in the UK, said: "We are committed to
providing added value through our products. By making this change we have
simply improved the terms for customers.
"Our Balance Transfer credit card is already one of the most competitive
in the market and now we are making it even more so."
The card also offers 0% on card purchases for the first three months and
a typical rate of 16.8% APR variable.
Earlier this year, MBNA became one of only a handful of UK credit card
lenders who allocate customers' repayments to their highest interest-bearing
About MBNA Europe Bank
MBNA Europe is a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation
(NYSE: BAC) and is the recognised leader in affinity marketing.
For more information, visit the company's website at
www.mbna.co.uk or Bank of America's website at
Editor and supplementary notes:
1 The standard rate may also apply if a customer breaches their terms and
conditions during the promotional period.
The information contained in MBNA Europe's press releases is intended
solely for journalists and should not be used by consumers to make financial
decisions. Any consumer interested in finding out more about any of MBNA
Europe's products should visit www.mbna.co.uk for full terms and
For further information, contact: Gary Jenkins, Vice President - Communications, Bank of America Europe Card Services, Tel: +44(0)1244-574136, Mobile: +44(0)7825-721118, Fax: +44(0)1244-672468, Email: gary.jenkins at mbna.com
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