New travel friendly credit card for cheaper holiday spending

14 Jun, 2017

Holiday makers will see their money go further this summer after B, the digital banking service powered by Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks, launched its travel-friendly credit card with no charges for overseas transactions.

The card removes the typical 3% credit card foreign exchange fee for purchases abroad and allows customers to access competitive foreign exchange rates on their holiday spending, without the charges that usually apply. Using the card abroad also enables customers to benefit from the added security and protection that buying with a credit card brings.

In addition to the travel benefits, there is no annual fee for the card, a low interest rate of 9.9% APR and there are no fees for transferring a balance in from another card.

B credit card customers can also take advantage of B’s super smart app, making it easier to manage their money by tagging spending, setting budgets and receiving helpful personalised insights into their spending habits.

Helen Page, Group Innovation and Marketing Director at Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks, said: “B is all about putting customers back in control of their money and the B credit card does exactly that. It’s a great way to manage holiday spending with no foreign exchange fees, a competitive rate and a super smart app to tag spending at home and abroad.”

Andrew Hagger, Personal Finance Expert from Moneycomms, said: “This is good news for consumers who travel abroad for leisure or business as it will save them a small fortune in foreign transaction charges when compared with most high street credit cards and debit cards”.