There are no minimum opening deposits or minimum balance requirements with an ANZ Access Advantage account. You'll get unlimited transactions from ANZ ATMs, phone and internet banking, full branch access, and EFTPOS.
As with most everyday transaction accounts the interest on balances is minimal - 0% on balances under $50,000, 0.01% above $50,000 and 0.02% over $100,000.
The ANZ Access Advantage account comes with a Visa debit card that has PayWave access and Apply Pay for iPhones, so you can make transactions under $100 simply by flashing your card. Plus Visa debit transaction have ANZ's Falcon fraud protection monitoring so you'll have peace of mind when online shopping.
If you're heading overseas you'll need to plan carefully if you want to avoid high fees with the ANZ Access Advantage. Overseas ATM withdrawals cost $5 a pop and purchases attract a 3.0% foreign exchange commission.
Who it's good for:
The ANZ Access Advantage is particularly good for anyone who needs full branch access on a regular basis as all over the counter and teller assistance is included in the $5 monthly fee.
If you are a full time student or you deposit over $2000 each month into the account, the monthly account fee can be waived.
The ANZ Access Advantage account has a $1000 a day ATM withdrawal limit, so you'll need to plan in advance if you're going to make any large purchases.