Top 5 most popular credit cards of 2016 revealedNationwide, John Lewis and Saga among most popular

01 April 2016

Cash back credit cards were among the most viewed on Which? Money Compare in 2016

Which? reveals the most viewed credit cards among Which? Money Compare users in the first quarter of 2016. 

Cashback and reward cards make up most of the top five, indicating customers are keen to be rewarded for their spending.

The Which? Money Compare credit card tables let you search hundreds of cards from providers large and small to choose a great deal based on quality of service as well as cost and benefits.

Which? Money Compare table: Credit cards - hundreds of deals compared

The most popular cards

For each card, we've included a link to the Which? Money Compare credit card tables where you can find more details.

5. Halifax Clarity Credit Card - Which? Customer Score 61%

If you are a frequent traveller, this card could be for you as it doesn't charge any fees for using it abroad.

Its APR is 18.9%. Click on the link to find out more about the Halifax Clarity Credit Card.

4. Santander 123 Credit Card - Which Customer Score - 66%

This card gives customers 3% cashback on transport costs including petrol and National Rail train tickets, 2% cashback at all major department stores and 1% cashback on major supermarket shopping.

It also comes with 0% interest on both purchases and balance transfers for 23 months. Its APR is 18.4%.

Its annual fee is £36 a year. Click on the link to find out more about the Santander 123 Credit Card.

3. Saga Over 50s Platinum Credit Card - Which? Customer Score 70% interest

The Saga Over 50s Platinum Credit Card doesn't charge foreign loading fees, so it is great to use abroad. It offers 0% interest on purchases and balance transfers for the first nine months and has an APR of 11.9%.

Saga is a Which? Recommended Prover for credit cards. Click on the link to find out more about the Saga Over 50s Platinum Credit Card.

2. John Lewis and Waitrose partnership card Credit Card - Which? Customer Score 81%

John Lewis/Waitrose is a Which? Recommended Provider for credit cards. In fact, it was the highest scoring credit card provider in our latest credit card satisfaction survey. This card allows users to earn reward points, which can then be converted into in-store vouchers.

Its APR is 16.9% and comes with 0% interest on purchases for the first six months. Click on the link to find out more about the John Lewis/Waitrose Credit Card.

1. Nationwide Select Credit Card - Which? Customer Score 70% interest

Another Which? Recommended Provider, Nationwide's Select Credit Card lets you earn 0.5% in cashback on all purchases and comes with 0% interest on both balance transfers and purchases for 12 months. Its APR is 15.9%.

To apply for this card you most hold a Nationwide current account. Click on the link to find out more about the Nationwide Select Credit Card.

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