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MBNA credit card review

By Rob Goodman

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MBNA credit card review

Find out how MBNA has been rated in our latest customer satisfaction survey.

MBNA credit cards

If you own a charity, football or airline-branded credit card, it’s quite likely to have been issued by MBNA, the largest provider of 'affinity' cards in the UK. When we analysed the market, MBNA cards appeared in the top ten deals for balance transfers, low purchase rates, overseas spending (where the issuer's Everyday Plus card topped the table) and rebuilding credit. However, there's room for improvement as far as customer satisfaction is concerned, with the lender coming 21st overall in our table.


Customer score

21st out of 29 credit card providers


MBNA credit card highlights

  • Great 0% balance-transfer deals on MBNA branded cards
  • Competitive 0% purchase deeals
  • A large range of donation-based charity and football credit cards

Visit Which? Money Compare to find out how they compare with other cards on the market.

MBNA credit card satisfaction
Customer service
Keeping you up to date with new deals
Communication of changes to terms and conditions
Clarity of statement
Transparency of charges and penalties
Dealing with queries
Dealing with complaints
Rewards and cash back
Ability to manage online
Ability to manage by telephone banking
Charges for using your credit card abroad

Table notes:
Star ratings out of five show levels of satisfaction for each category.
Where no stars are given, we received too few responses in our survey to award a score.

How we calculate these ratings

Credit card providers chosen for our Which? brand reviews are based on the most popular brands searched for online.

Customer scores are based on an online survey of respondents from the public, which received 7,043 responses in total. They are calculated using a combination of overall satisfaction and the likelihood of recommending the provider to a friend. 

Star ratings shown for each category are scored independently of the customer score. These surveys are carried out every six months and customer scores are updated accordingly. Providers must receive a minimum sample size of 30 respondents to be included in our customer satisfaction tables.

  • Last updated: June 2017
  • Updated by: Jo Langenhan

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