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MEDIA ALERT: POST OFFICE MONEY OFFERS MARKET-LEADING 27 MONTH 0% PURCHASE PERIOD ON ITS MATCHED CREDIT CARD

Press release   •   Oct 19, 2015 12:17 BST

Post Office Money has announced an interest-free purchase period of 27 months for its Matched Credit Card – making it the best in the market for purchases.

The Matched Credit Card offers customers:

  • 0% on purchases for the first 27 months.*
  • 0% on balance transfers for 16 months. 2.98% fee applies and balance transfers must be made within 3 months of account opening
  • No cash fee to buy travel money at the Post Office
  • No annual fee

This offer is available to all new Matched Credit Card customers from today (19 October 2015). Post Office Credit Cards are accepted in over 35 million locations worldwide

John Willcock, Head of Credit Cards at Post Office Money, said:“We are dedicated to providing our customers with the best deal currently available. New Post Office Money cardholders can take advantage of zero per cent on purchases for 27 months, providing them with the flexibility and convenience they require, especially in the run-up to Christmas.”

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Notes to editor:

*A transaction must be made within 3 months of account opening to qualify for 0% for the first 27 months otherwise a purchase period of 0% for the first 16 months will apply

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