Premier Current Account
Get £250 when you switch to Premier
Open a Premier Current Account using our full Current Account Switch Service and join Barclays Blue Rewards.
Switch by 30 November 2015 to qualify
- We’ll pay in £125 by 31 December 2015
- And another £125 by 15 February 2016
- Withdraw the money whenever you want
- Terms and conditions apply
As well as £250 for opening a Premier Current Account, you’ll have access to a range of exclusive benefits and services.
Access to exclusive products
As a Premier customer, you can apply for exclusive Premier mortgages , loans and savings accounts.
Up to £990 daily cash machine withdrawals
An exclusive black debit card that lets you take out up to £990 a day from cash machines (subject to status).
Benefit from Premier Rewards and Barclays Blue Rewards. Join both, and together, they recognise your value to us and thank you for your loyalty. As a Premier Banking customer you will have access to a range of exclusive benefits including daily treats, discounts on dining and days out – all at no extra cost to you.
With Barclays Blue Rewards , you can earn a loyalty reward of £7 a month for banking with us, as well as rewards on your residential mortgage with us and new and renewed combined building and contents cover with us. We’ll pay these into your digital Rewards Wallet each month. To remain eligible for Barclays Blue Rewards, you must meet the minimum primary criteria each month (£800 paid into your account, two Direct Debits paid out and pay a £3 fee).
Apply for a fee-free overdraft of up to £1,000.
Representative example: Fee-free overdraft up to £1,000 (subject to application and status) while you stay within that limit. If you use an overdraft of £1,200, you'll be charged £1.50 a day when you use it.
For more information, please see the ‘overdraft charges and information’ section below.
Save on foreign currency
Withdraw foreign currency through cash machines operated by Global Alliance banks to avoid £1.50 non-sterling cash fee. A 2.99% transaction fee still applies to all withdrawals.
Switch to us – it's safe and simple
Open a new account with us and switch at the end of your application.
Choose your preferred switch date, all payments moved over in just 7 working days.
To open a Premier Current Account, you’ll need:
- An annual gross income paid into a current account with us of £75,000+
- Savings and investments of £100,000+ with us
We'll review your eligibility for Premier Banking regularly. If you no longer meet the criteria, we'll contact you to explain your options. We may also change the eligibility criteria in future.
To qualify for Barclays Blue Rewards, each month you’ll need to:
- Pay a £3 fee
- Have £800 paid into your Premier Current Account
- Pay out at least 2 Direct Debits from the account
Terms and conditions
Overdraft charges and information
Apply for a fee-free overdraft of up to £1,000. If you go over the £1,000 fee-free amount, daily fees are charged on the whole balance of your arranged overdraft as follows:
- Up to £1,000 – no fee
- Over £1,000 and up to £2,000 – £1.50 per day
- Over £2,000 – £3 per day
Overdrafts, including fee-free amounts, are subject to status and application.
Overdrafts over £15,000 have a set-up fee of 1.5% of the arranged overdraft limit, and a renewal fee of 1.5% of the limit will also be applied annually.
For arranged overdrafts over £25,000, security may be required. Overdrafts are repayable on demand and you must be 18 or over to apply. All charges can be changed, but we’ll let you know before we do this.
Fee-free overdraft up to £1,000 (subject to application and status) while you stay within that limit. If you use an overdraft of £1,200, you'll be charged £1.50 a day when you use it.
You can find out the daily charges that could apply by using our overdraft calculator , and selecting ‘Premier Current Account’ from the drop-down list.
How to get your £250
To qualify for this offer, please follow these steps:
Open a Premier Current Account. We suggest you start your application no later than 16 November 2015.
Complete a full switch from your old account using the Current Account Switch Service.
You’ll have to visit one of our branches to verify the switch within 5 working days. You’ll need to bring with you government-issued photo ID (such as a passport, photo driving licence or EU ID card) and a bill addressed to you (for gas or electric, for example).
We’ll contact you to book an appointment with your local branch.
We’ll also contact your old bank to complete the switch, keeping you updated on its progress.
Join Barclays Blue Rewards by 30 November 2015 via Online Banking or Mobile Banking.
You’ll need to pay a monthly £3 fee and have £800 paid into your account and 2 Direct Debits paid out every month.
Your first £125 credit will be paid into your Rewards Wallet by 31 December 2015.
To receive your second £125, you must continue to meet Premier and Barclays Blue Rewards eligibility criteria until 31 January 2016. If you do, you’ll receive this second payment by 15 February 2016. Please see the full terms and conditions for full details on how to qualify.
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