ING crowned Australia’s Best Bank for a third consecutive year

Person using their award-winning ING account via a phone to pay at a cafe.

ING has done it again, taking home the revered title of Australia’s Best Bank in the Mozo Experts Choice Best Banking Awards for the third year in a row.

This hat trick is a testament to the bank’s offerings across the spectrum of financial products, many of which have won separate Mozo awards over the last year.

To determine which financial institutions are awarded Australia’s Best Banking titles, Mozo’s Expert Judges look for the absolute top performers in the banking world providing the best value and service to customers.

In 2021, 89 banking providers were assessed on their performance in the Mozo Experts Choice Awards over the last 12 months and ranked across individual product categories.  ING was once again the clear winner in the Best Bank award.

“For ING to hold onto this title for a third consecutive year is a truly impressive achievement,” said Mozo Banking Expert and Awards Judge, Peter Marshall.

“Winners in these awards really stand out across the board. The title doesn’t necessarily mean every financial product they offer is the leader in its market, but you’ll generally find a product Mozo recommends as worthy of consideration in every category, from home loans to savings accounts.”

Check out some of the products available at ING, Australia’s thrice-titled Best Bank:

ING’s award-winning banking products

Fixed Rate Loan (with Orange Advantage)
  • Interest rates from 1.84% (3.73% comparison rate*)
  • Roundup feature with linked Orange Everyday account
  • Free extra repayments
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This great option from ING offers some seriously competitive rates depending on the loan period, starting as low as 1.84% (3.73% comparison rate*) for the three-year option. You’ll also have flexibility to make free extra repayments (up to $10,000 each year) and take advantage of the roundup feature through the linked Orange Everyday bank account. This rounds up transactions to the nearest $1 or $5 and transfers the difference to your home loan balance. Plus, this loan scored two wins in the 2021 Mozo Experts Choice Home Loan Awards^.

Orange Everyday
  • No ATM fees
  • Zero monthly account fees (with conditions)
  • Mozo Experts Choice Award winner 2021^^

The ING Everyday Orange bank account is big on convenience and value. You won’t have to pay any ATM fees in Australia or overseas, and any charges from other bank’s ATMs will be credited back to your account. Plus, there are no account fees as long as at least $1,000 is deposited into the account each month from an external source (like your salary) and you make five purchases with a linked ING debit or credit card. And if you connect the account to ING’s Savings Maximiser, you could see a bumper interest rate on your savings balance (when bonus conditions are met).

Savings Maximiser
  • 1.35% p.a. ongoing bonus interest (if conditions are met)
  • No account fees
  • Roundup tool

When you link this 2021 Mozo Experts Choice Award-winning*** savings account to ING’s Orange Everyday transaction account you could score up to 1.35% in interest. There are a few conditions you’ll need to meet, including a minimum $1,000 monthly deposit to the transaction account, making five debit or credit card purchases each month, and growing your savings balance monthly (excluding interest). There are no account fees, and you can use the roundup feature for minimal-effort proactive savings. It assesses every transaction via the Orange Everyday account and rounds up purchases to the nearest $1 or $5, transferring the difference to the Savings Maximiser.

Unsecured Personal Loan
  • Fixed 8.99% interest rate (9.13% comparison rate*)
  • Free extra repayments and no exit fee
  • 2021 Mozo Experts Choice Award winner**
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This loan is free from hidden fees and offers a competitive fixed 8.99% rate (9.13% comparison rate*). You won’t need to put up collateral as this is an unsecured loan, and you can feel confident always knowing your repayment amounts since it’s a fixed rate. You can borrow up to $60,000, make repayments fortnightly or monthly, and make extra repayments for free (just remember you can’t redraw this extra cash). There is a $20 late payment fee so be sure to stick to your schedule, and while there is a $100 upfront fee, Orange Everyday account holders can have this waived.

Want to learn more about Australia’s best banks, credit unions and mutual banks? Dig into the details of our awards and judging process by reading the Australia’s Best Banking methodology report for 2021

^Read more about ING’s win in the Mozo Experts Choice Home Loan Awards plus other 2021 winners.

^^Head to our awards hub to see why ING’s Orange Everyday took out a win in the Exceptional Everyday Account category in the Mozo Experts Choice Awards for Bank Accounts.

**Find out more about the 2021 Mozo Experts Choice Personal Loan Awards and ING’s win.

***See why the ING Savings Maximiser took out a 2021 Mozo Experts Choice Award for Savings Accounts beside other winning providers.

* WARNING: This comparison rate applies only to the example or examples given. Different amounts and terms will result in different comparison rates. Costs such as redraw fees or early repayment fees, and cost savings such as fee waivers, are not included in the comparison rate but may influence the cost of the loan. The comparison rate displayed is for a secured loan with monthly principal and interest repayments for $150,000 over 25 years.

** Initial monthly repayment figures are estimates only, based on the advertised rate, loan amount and term entered. Rates, fees and charges and therefore the total cost of the loan may vary depending on your loan amount, loan term, and credit history. Actual repayments will depend on your individual circumstances and interest rate changes.

*** WARNING: The Comparison Rate combines the lender's interest rate, fees and charges into a single rate to show the true cost of a personal loan. The comparison rates displayed are calculated based on a loan of $30,000 for a term of 5 years or a loan of $10,000 for a term of 3 years as indicated, based on monthly principal and interest repayments, on a secured basis for secured loans and an unsecured basis for unsecured loans. This comparison rate applies only to the example or examples given. Different amounts and terms will result in different comparison rates. Costs such as redraw fees or early repayment fees, and cost savings such as fee waivers, are not included in the comparison rate but may influence the cost of the loan.

^See information about the Mozo Experts Choice Bank Account Awards

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