Warning - if your debit and credit card contact details aren't up to date, online payments could be declined due to new fraud checks
Card users are being urged to ensure their bank or lender has up-to-date contact details for them as providers begin to roll out new measures to verify transactions. If your card provider can't reach you to prove your transaction is legitimate, your payment could be declined. Here's what you need to know.
7 June 2021
Barclaycard unexpectedly cuts credit limits by £1,000s – what to do if you're affected
Barclaycard has slashed many customers' credit card spending limits this week, with one MoneySaver reporting a £16,000 cut
20 April 2021
Barclaycard increases minimum credit card repayments as major shake-up kicks in
Some Barclaycard customers could see the minimum monthly payment on their credit card jump sharply – in some cases by more than 50% – as part of a major overhaul that kicks in today. Higher repayments mean you clear debt quicker and pay less interest overall, but it can hit cashflow. Fees for UK cash withdrawals and busting credit limits have also been scrapped, plus a block on gambling introduced
26 January 2021
Barclaycard to hike minimum payments in major credit card shake-up
Barclaycard customers could see the minimum monthly payment on their credit card jump sharply in January – in some cases by up to a third – as part of a major overhaul of its terms which will also see fees for withdrawing cash and busting credit limits scrapped, plus a total block on gambling
25 January 2021
Barclaycard gives rebates to 1,000s of customers after it 'may have' set their credit limits too high
Thousands of Barclaycard customers will receive rebates of £230 on average, after the firm admitted it had failed to meet "expected standards" for assessing some customers and "may have" set their credit limit too high
30 October 2020
Barclaycard customers sent credit cards which don't work
Barclaycard customers have been left in the lurch after the firm sent out a malfunctioning batch of credit cards, MoneySavingExpert.com can reveal
30 May 2019
Barclaycard to offer 10% off festivals - here's what you need to know
Barclaycard has launched a new set of benefits including 5% discounts on gig tickets and 10% off 10 festivals
21 May 2018
Card providers pull FIVE top 0% balance transfer deals
Five best-buy balance transfer deals have been cut this week, with the longest card now offering up to 36 months at 0%
9 March 2018
Barclaycard Amex cardholders to lose 1% cashback deal
Almost 500,000 Barclaycard customers will see their Amex card stopped this summer and replaced with a new Visa card
2 June 2017
New Barclaycard travel credit card is top for overseas cash withdrawals
Barclaycard's new credit card for use abroad charges no interest on overseas cash withdrawals if you pay it off in full
27 September 2016
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