Barclays Bank Account
What you get
Our Online Banking lets you do much more than manage your money – add features like travel insurance, mobile phone cover and more 5.
Customise your contactless debit card with your favourite photo – or choose one from our gallery 1.
Get free award-winning apps to access your account, view all your secure documents, even pay friends and family using just your mobile number.
Apply for an overdraft of up to £5,000 (subject to status) with Emergency Borrowing, that's there if you need it 4. And free Text Alerts to help you stay on top of your spending.
Earn cashback and make savings on holidays, energy bills and more with exclusive online SmartSpend deals.
It's safe and simple – we guarantee to move all your payments within 7 working days.
From home protection to travel insurance, add great value Packs to start building your account – and enjoy discounts if you add more than 1 5.
Home Protection Pack
£12 a month
- AA Boiler & Central Heating Cover
- Home Essentials & Appliance Cover
- Optional Boiler Service (an additional fee applies)
£7.50 per month
- Mobile Phone Insurance for up to 2 phones
- Worldwide Gadget Cover for up to £750
£8.50 per month
- European Family Travel Insurance
- RAC UK breakdown cover
- Card Secure
Switch to us
Switching your account is simple, secure and straightforward.
- Select your preferred switch date
- We'll contact your old bank and take it from there
- Your switch is complete within 7 days – and we'll text you when it's done
Already bank with us?
Log in to Online Banking to add extra Packs, set up Alerts, and more.
- Manage your money on the move with Barclays Mobile Banking 2
- Get Text Alerts to stay on top of your spending
- Pay friends and family using just your mobile with Barclays Pingit 3
If you have any questions about our products or services, please get in touch.
To open an account, call 0345 600 4545, Monday to Friday, 8am-6pm, and Saturday, 9am-5pm 6.
If you already have an account, call 0345 734 5345, Monday to Sunday, 7am-11pm 6.
Terms and conditions
Terms and conditions
Select the links below for more information about our basic bank account.