launches reward credit card paying up to 2%MBNA-backed credit card offers generous rewards

25 June 2011

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The new reward credit card pays rewards of 2% on spending with the retailer, and 1% on all other shopping

Online travel and leisure retailer 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 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 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, 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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