Abbey relaunches no-fee Zero credit cardGood news for holidaymakers using fee-free card
11 May 2009
Abbey has relaunched its popular Zero MasterCard credit card.
The MasterCard charges no foreign usage loading fees for purchases abroad, making it a Best Buy for use overseas.
Great for use abroad, poor for customer service
Martyn Saville, Which? credit card expert, commented, 'Following Nationwide's announcement that it would start passing on Visa charges for non-European purchases and cash withdrawals, the relaunch of the Abbey Zero credit card is a welcome move for holidaymakers this summer.
'However, consumers should make sure they pay off their credit card bill in full every month as the card charges a hefty APR of 18.9% on purchases and a huge 27.9% on cash withdrawals.
'Abbey also scores very poorly in our customer satisfaction survey, coming last with a score of just 52%, compared with 90% for John Lewis/Waitrose. If customer service is important, this may not be the card for you.'
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