Barclaycard Take Over Egg Credit Cards

The Egg credit card brand has now been removed from the UK credit card market following the announcement that Barclaycard has  reached agreement with Egg’s owner Citi to purchase all of Egg’s 1.15 million credit card accounts.

egg Credit CardBarclaycard bought all the credit card accounts of customers of the Egg Card and Egg Money credit cards.

Barclaycard bought the credit card accounts but not the Egg brand and as a result all Egg’s existing credit card customers were moved over to Barclaycard after May 2011.

Barclaycard Egg

This news meant that Egg customers were no longer allowed to make a balance transfer to Barclaycard and other credit card customers were also unable to make a balance transfer to Egg.

The following popular featured 0% balance transfer credit cards will still accept a balance transfer from Egg or Barclaycard customers:-

Card Offers

Tesco Clubcard Credit Card for Balance Transfers*
Balance Transfers:
0% interest for 38 Months
Balance Transfer Fee:
2.7%
Purchases:
0% interest for 3 Months
Representative APR:
18.9% APR (variable)
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Card Details

Tesco Clubcard Credit Card for Balance Transfers*
  • 0% interest for 38 Months on balance transfers from account opening
  • 2.7% balance transfer fee
  • 0% interest for 3 Months on purchases from account opening
  • Earn Clubcard points wherever you use your card, plus your usual points in Tesco. Terms apply
  • Apply online and get a decision within 60 seconds
  • Online Account Management
  • Annual Fee: None
  • More Information

Application Details

Tesco Clubcard Credit Card for Balance Transfers*
Has the following application criteria:-
  • You have an annual income of at least £5,000
  • You are at least 18 years of age
  • You have a good credit history
  • You live in the UK, or have a British Forces Post Office address
  • You don't currently hold more than 1 Tesco Bank Credit Card
  • You have not applied for a Tesco Bank Credit Card in the last month or have an application currently in progress
If you meet these criteria, then please click here for More Information

Representative Example: 18.9% APR representative (variable). Based on a credit limit of £1,200 and a purchase rate of 18.9% p.a. (variable)

Card Offers

Halifax Balance Transfer*
Balance Transfers:
0% for up to 40 Months*
Balance Transfer Fee:
2.95%
Purchases:
0% for 6 Months
Representative APR:
18.9% APR (variable)
More Information

Card Details

Halifax Balance Transfer*
  • 0% for up to 40 months from account opening on balance transfers made in first 90 days
  • 2.95% balance transfer fee (after refund) in first 90 days, 3% fee applies after 90 days
  • 0% for 6 months from account opening on purchases
  • Cover against online fraud when purchasing on the Internet
  • Online account management
  • Annual Fee: None
  • More Information

Application Details

Halifax Balance Transfer*
Has the following application criteria:-
  • You are a UK resident
  • You have a regular income
  • You do not have any Count Court Judgements against you
  • You are aged 18 or over
If you meet these criteria, then please click here for More Information

This is a limited offer, available until 15th February 2016
Representative Example: 18.9% APR representative (variable). Based on a credit limit of £1,200 and a purchase rate of 18.95% p.a. (variable)
The APR and length of the promotional offer are dependent on your personal circumstances

Card Offers

Post Office Money Balance Transfer*
Balance Transfers:
0% for 37 Months
Balance Transfer Fee:
2.49%
Purchases:
0% for 3 Months
Representative APR:
18.9% APR (variable)
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Card Details

Post Office Money Balance Transfer*
  • 0% on balance transfers for 37 months
  • Initial 2.98% balance transfer fee applies, reduced to 2.49% after refund
  • 0% on all purchases for the first three months
  • No cash fee to buy travel money at the Post Office
  • Online account management
  • Annual Fee: None
  • More Information

Application Details

Post Office Money Balance Transfer*
Has the following application criteria:-
  • You are a UK resident
  • You have a bank or building society account
  • You have an annual income of £8,000 or more excluding unemployment benefits
  • You are aged 18 or over
If you meet these criteria, then please click here for More Information

Initial 2.98% balance transfer fee applies, reduced to 2.49% after refund
Representative Example: 18.9% APR representative (variable). Based on a credit limit of £1,200 and a purchase rate of 18.9% p.a. (variable)
Post Office Credit Cards are provided by Bank of Ireland UK. Post Office Limited is a credit broker and not a lender

Card Offers

Lloyds Platinum 30 Month Balance Transfer*
Balance Transfers:
0% for 30 Months
Balance Transfer Fee:
1%
Purchases:
0% for 12 Months
Representative APR:
18.9% APR (variable)
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Card Details

Lloyds Platinum 30 Month Balance Transfer*
  • 0% interest for first 30 months on balances transferred within first 90 days
  • 1% balance transfer fee in first 90 days, 3% fee applies after 90 days
  • 0% interest on purchases for first 12 months after account is opened
  • Lloyds Clicksafe and Internet fraud protection
  • Online card servicing
  • Annual Fee: None
  • More Information

Application Details

Lloyds Platinum 30 Month Balance Transfer*
Has the following application criteria:-
  • You are a UK resident
  • You have a regular income
  • You are free from any county court judgements
  • You are aged 18 or over
If you meet these criteria, then please click here for More Information

1% balance transfer fee in first 90 days, 3% fee after 90 days
Representative Example: 18.9% APR representative (variable). Based on a credit limit of £1,200 and a purchase rate of 18.94% p.a. (variable)

Card Offers

Bank of Scotland 32 Month Balance Transfer*
Balance Transfers:
0% for up to 32 Months*
Balance Transfer Fee:
1.14%
Purchases:
0% for 6 Months
Representative APR:
18.9% APR (variable)
More Information

Card Details

Bank of Scotland 32 Month Balance Transfer*
  • 0% for up to 32 months from account opening on balance transfers
  • 1.14% balance transfer fee in first 90 days, 3% fee applies after 90 days
  • 0% for 6 months from account opening on purchases
  • Cover against online fraud when purchasing on the Internet
  • Online account management
  • Annual Fee: None
  • More Information

Application Details

Bank of Scotland 32 Month Balance Transfer*
Has the following application criteria:-
  • You are a UK resident
  • You have a regular income
  • You have not bankrupt or subject to an IVA and have no County Court Judgments
  • You are aged 18 or over
If you meet these criteria, then please click here for More Information

1.14% balance transfer fee in first 90 days, 3% fee after 90 days
Representative Example: 18.9% APR representative (variable). Based on a credit limit of £1,200 and a purchase rate of 18.95% p.a. (variable)
The APR and length of the promotional offer are dependent on your personal circumstances

Card Offers

Post Office Platinum*
Balance Transfers:
0% for 18 Months
Balance Transfer Fee:
0%
Purchases:
0% for 3 Months
Representative APR:
17.8% APR (variable)
More Information

Card Details

Post Office Platinum*
  • 0% on balance transfers for 18 months
  • Initial 2.98% balance transfer fee reduced to 0% after refund
  • 0% on purchases for 3 months
  • No fees on purchases overseas
  • No cash fee when you purchase Post Office Travel Money
  • Online account management
  • Annual Fee: None
  • More Information

Application Details

Post Office Platinum*
Has the following application criteria:-
  • You are a UK resident
  • You have a bank or building society account
  • You have a gross annual income of £15,000 or more
  • You are aged 18 or over
If you meet these criteria, then please click here for More Information

Initial 2.98% balance transfer fee reduced to 0% after refund
Representative Example: 17.8% APR representative (variable). Based on a credit limit of £1,200 and a purchase rate of 17.8% p.a. (variable)
Post Office Credit Cards are provided by Bank of Ireland UK. Post Office Limited is a credit broker and not a lender

Card Offers

Tesco Clubcard Credit Card with No Balance Transfer Fee*
Balance Transfers:
0% interest for 21 Months
Balance Transfer Fee:
0%
Purchases:
0% interest for 1 Month
Representative APR:
18.9% APR (variable)
More Information

Card Details

Tesco Clubcard Credit Card with No Balance Transfer Fee*
  • 0% interest for 21 Months on balance transfers made within the first 90 days of opening your account
  • No balance transfer fee
  • 0% interest for 1 Month on purchases from account opening
  • Earn Clubcard points wherever you use your card, plus your usual points in Tesco. Terms apply
  • Apply online and get a decision within 60 seconds
  • Online Account Management
  • Annual Fee: None
  • More Information

Application Details

Tesco Clubcard Credit Card with No Balance Transfer Fee*
Has the following application criteria:-
  • You have an annual income of at least £5,000
  • You are at least 18 years of age
  • You have a good credit history
  • You live in the UK, or have a British Forces Post Office address
  • You don't currently hold more than 1 Tesco Bank Credit Card
  • You have not applied for a Tesco Bank Credit Card in the last month or have an application currently in progress
If you meet these criteria, then please click here for More Information

Representative Example: 18.9% APR representative (variable). Based on a credit limit of £1,200 and a purchase rate of 18.9% p.a. (variable)

Card Offers

Nationwide*
Balance Transfers:
0% for 12 Months
Balance Transfer Fee:
0%
Purchases:
0% for 12 Months
Representative APR:
17.9% APR (variable)
More Information

Card Details

Nationwide*
  • 0% on balance transfers for 12 months from account opening
  • 0% balance transfer fee within first 3 months, 2.4% fee applies after, minimum £5
  • 0% on purchases for 12 months from account opening
  • Commission free allowance on purchases abroad (subject to terms)
  • Manage account online
  • Annual Fee: None
  • More Information

Application Details

Nationwide*
Has the following application criteria:-
  • You have been living in the UK for the last 12 months
  • You have a gross income each year of more than £5000
  • You have a good credit history
  • You are aged 18 or over
If you meet these criteria, then please click here for More Information

No balance transfer fee
Representative Example: 17.9% APR representative (variable). Based on a credit limit of £1,200 and a purchase rate of 17.9% p.a. (variable)

As a result of the Barclaycard purchase of Egg, the Egg Card is no longer available for applications from new credit card customers  The Egg card had previously offered a balance transfer offer of 0% until 1st May 2012 with a fee of 3% and a representative 17.9% APR variable.

Barclaycard have in previous years also taken over both the Goldfish and Morgan Stanley credit card businesses.

Today Balance Transfer Expert has:-

  • 0% balance transfers for up to 40 months with a 2.95% fee
  • 0% balance transfers for up to 32 months with a 1.14% fee
  • 0% balance transfers for up to 23 months with no fee

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