Lastminute.com launches reward credit card paying up to 2%MBNA-backed credit card offers generous rewards
25 June 2011
Online travel and leisure retailer Lastminute.com has launched a new credit card offering voucher rewards of up to 2%.
The MasterCard credit card, launched in partnership with MBNA, offers 2% rewards on shopping with Lastminute.com and 1% elsewhere, placing it amongst the best online retailer reward credit cards, but lagging behind the in-store cashback rate of 5% offered by BHS' reward card.
Customers can earn 1,500 points when they spend £250 within the first 90 days of account opening – equivalent to a £15 Lastminute.com gift voucher. The card also offers promotional deals on travel and lifestyle products.
There is also the option to use contactless payments, allowing customers to to pay for purchases under £15 in shops without entering a Pin.
Which? credit card expert Martyn Saville commented: 'This new card is definitely worth considering. While the 9-month 0%-on-purchases deal can be beaten by other credit cards, combining it with the reward scheme makes this a very strong offering from Lastminute.com, especially if you already shop with the retailer.
'Make sure you pay off the balance at the end of the promotional 0% period though, as the card has an above-average standard APR of 18.9%.'
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