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BankSA Vertigo Platinum

Advertiser disclosure
Purchase rate
12.99% p.a.
Balance transfer rate
6.99% p.a. for 12 months and then 21.49% p.a.
Annual fees
$99
Interest free days on purchases
55

Mozo editorial review BankSA Vertigo Platinum

Last updated: 15 October 2020.

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What's hot
  • 12.99% purchase rate
  • 0% interest on purchases for 15 months
  • Personal concierge service
  • 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Award winner
What's not
  • $15 late payment fee
Mozo snapshot

The BankSA Vertigo Platinum credit card is a multiple 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Award winner for best Low Rate Platinum Credit Card. It offers a low 12.99% purchase rate - and no interest on new spends for the first 15 months - along with some premium benefits such as a personal concierge service.

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Key features

To start with, this credit card offers the lowest variable purchase rate available for BankSA customers at 12.99% and 15 months interest free to start off with. Yu’ll be able to avoid interest on purchases entirely by capitalising on the 55 day interest free period, as long as your balance is paid in full by the end of each month.

As mentioned, the cash advance rate is fairly high at 21.49% and you’ll also be charged a 2% or $2.50 fee to turn your credit into cash. With BankSA’s Vertigo Platinum credit card you’ll have to stump up $99 every 12 months in the form of an annual fee and you’re also liable for a $15 late payment fee if you fall behind on your repayments. The good news on the fee front is that you’ll have access to three cards without activating any additional cardholder fees and there's a 6.99% balance transfer offer for 12 months (offer ends 30 September 2020). 

This Vertigo Platinum card comes with a couple of enticing benefits. Not only will you get purchase insurance and personal concierge services with this credit card, but you’ll also have complimentary travel insurance. On that note, if you’re using this card abroad be aware that you’ll be paying a 3.00% foreign exchange margin.

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Who is it good for

If you’re after the perks of a platinum card without the high fees and interest associated with other cards, you will relish having access to Visa’s Platinum Concierge service. Think of this as a 24/7 personal assistant that can organise concert tickets, book holidays and plan special occasions.

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Any catches

Just keep in mind that, without any introductory offer, you’ll have to pay the $99 annual fee upfront and it might be worth automating your credit card payments to make sure you’re avoiding the $15 late payment fee.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 31 October 2020 Mozo has robust processes to ensure our site is updated to reflect the latest information from providers. There may be the odd occasion where updates are delayed, so please confirm information before purchasing.
Rates
  • 12.99% p.a.

  • none

  • 6.99% p.a. for 12 months and then 21.49% p.a.

  • yes

  • 21.49% p.a.

  • 55

Fees
  • $99.00

  • none

  • none

  • none

  • $15.00

  • 2%, Min $2.50

  • 3.00%

  • $2.00

  • $10.50

  • $0.00

Features
  • $10.00

  • 2.0

  • 3

  • none

Payment options

Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayID, Samsung Pay

Rewards privileges

Travel Insurance,
Extended Warranty,
Purchase Protection

Customer Reviews

How are BankSA credit cards rated by the Mozo community?

Overall
6.9/10
Price
6.3/10
Features
5.5/10
Customer service
6.9/10
Convenience
7.6/10
Trust
7.3/10

Latest reviews of BankSA Vertigo Platinum

  • Overall 9/10
    Competitive rates

    Great service, except when visiting the branch the wait is too long.

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    Great service, except when visiting the branch the wait is too long.

    Price
    9/10
    Features
    9/10
    Customer service
    9/10
    Convenience
    9/10
    Trust
    9/10
    Less
    Judith, South Australia reviewed over 4 years ago
  • Overall 6/10
    Should get more for your money

    I just wish there was more understanding in personal situations .

    Read full review

    I just wish there was more understanding in personal situations .

    Price
    6/10
    Features
    4/10
    Customer service
    8/10
    Convenience
    8/10
    Trust
    7/10
    Less
    Fairlie, South Australia reviewed over 5 years ago
  • Overall 3/10
    All the same

    They're all the same. Statements can only be looked at for about 6 months. The way they show credit card info makes the 55 days interest free a joke as it's virtually impossible to know where you are at!

    Read full review

    They're all the same. Statements can only be looked at for about 6 months. The way they show credit card info makes the 55 days interest free a joke as it's virtually impossible to know where you are at!

    Price
    2/10
    Features
    4/10
    Customer service
    2/10
    Convenience
    2/10
    Trust
    4/10
    Less
    Rafael, South Australia reviewed over 5 years ago
  • Overall 6/10
    pretty good

    Pretty good

    Read full review

    Pretty good

    Price
    5/10
    Features
    5/10
    Customer service
    7/10
    Convenience
    6/10
    Trust
    8/10
    Less
    Michael, South Australia reviewed over 5 years ago
  • Overall 10/10
    Great customer service

    They have been terrific in their overall help & understanding.

    Read full review

    They have been terrific in their overall help & understanding.

    Price
    10/10
    Features
    10/10
    Customer service
    10/10
    Convenience
    10/10
    Trust
    10/10
    Less
    Mike, South Australia reviewed over 5 years ago
BankSA

About BankSA

BankSA is the largest financial institution in South Australia, and boasts the largest network of branches and ATMs in the state. BankSA aims to help South Australians get the best from their money, and offers a wide range of bank accounts, home loans, personal loans, credit cards and other financial services.

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BankSA

BankSA

No Annual Fee

20.74% p.a.

0% p.a. for 12 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.00% balance transfer fee)

$0

BankSA

BankSA

Vertigo

0% p.a. for 7 months then 13.99% p.a.

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$55 $0 in the first year

BankSA

BankSA

Amplify Platinum

0% p.a. for 7 months then 19.74% p.a.

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$99 $0 in the first year

BankSA

BankSA

Amplify Signature

19.74% p.a.

0% p.a. for 6 months and then 21.49% p.a.

$279 $139 in the first year

Westpac

Westpac

Low Rate

13.74% p.a.

0% p.a. for 20 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.00% balance transfer fee)

$59

Virgin Money

Virgin Money

Virgin Australia Velocity Flyer Card - Balance Transfer Offer

20.74% p.a.

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 20.99% p.a.

$129 $64 in the first year

Velocity Frequent Flyer

Qantas Money

Qantas Money

Qantas Premier Platinum

19.99% p.a.

0% p.a. for 18 months and then 21.99% p.a. (1.00% balance transfer fee)

$299 $199 in the first year

Qantas Frequent Flyer

ME

ME

frank Credit Card

11.99% p.a.

No current offer

$0

ANZ

ANZ

Low Rate

12.49% p.a.

0% p.a. for 25 months and then 20.24% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$58 $0 in the first year

NAB

NAB

Low Rate Card

12.99% p.a.

0% p.a. for 20 months and then 21.74% p.a. (2.00% balance transfer fee)

$59

St.George

St.George

Vertigo

0% p.a. for 7 months then 13.99% p.a.

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$55 $0 in the first year

American Express

American Express

Qantas Discovery Card

20.74% p.a.

No current offer

$0

Qantas Frequent Flyer

American Express

American Express

Qantas Discovery Card

Qantas Frequent Flyer

$0

No current offer

0.75 points uncapped

Westpac

Westpac

Altitude Platinum

Qantas Frequent Flyer

$200 $99 in the first year

60,000

0.5 points uncapped

Qantas Money

Qantas Money

Qantas Premier Platinum

Qantas Frequent Flyer

$299 $199 in the first year

100,000

1 point up to $10,000/month, then
0.5 points uncapped

Bankwest

Bankwest

Qantas Platinum Mastercard

Qantas Frequent Flyer

$160

30,000

0.75 points up to $2,500/month, then
0.3 points uncapped

St.George

St.George

Amplify Platinum

Qantas Frequent Flyer

$99

70,000

0.5 points uncapped

Suncorp

Suncorp

Clear Options Platinum

Suncorp Rewards

$129

100,000

1.25 points uncapped

Citi

Citi

Rewards - e-voucher Offer

Citi Rewards Program

$199 $99 in the first year

No current offer

1 point up to $10,000/month

Bank of Melbourne

Bank of Melbourne

Amplify Platinum

Amplify Rewards

$99 $0 in the first year

No current offer

1 point uncapped

Westpac

Westpac

Low Rate

0% p.a. for 20 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.00% balance transfer fee)

13.74% p.a.

$59

St.George

St.George

Vertigo

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

0% p.a. for 7 months then 13.99% p.a.

$55 $0 in the first year

ANZ

ANZ

First

0% p.a. for 18 months and then 20.24% p.a. (2.00% balance transfer fee)

20.24% p.a.

$30

Qantas Money

Qantas Money

Qantas Premier Platinum

0% p.a. for 18 months and then 21.99% p.a. (1.00% balance transfer fee)

19.99% p.a.

$299 $199 in the first year

Qantas Frequent Flyer

Citi

Citi

Clear Credit Card

0.90% p.a. for 15 months and then 22.24% p.a.

0.90% p.a. for 15 months then 14.99% p.a.

$99

Bank of Melbourne

Bank of Melbourne

Vertigo

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

0% p.a. for 7 months then 13.99% p.a.

$55 $0 in the first year

Bankwest

Bankwest

Zero Platinum Mastercard

2.99% p.a. for 9 months and then 17.99% p.a.

17.99% p.a.

$0

Bank of Melbourne

Bank of Melbourne

Amplify Platinum

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

0% p.a. for 7 months then 19.74% p.a.

$99 $0 in the first year

Amplify Rewards

Westpac

Westpac

Low Rate

13.74% p.a.

0% p.a. for 20 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.00% balance transfer fee)

$59

NAB

NAB

Low Rate Card

12.99% p.a.

0% p.a. for 20 months and then 21.74% p.a. (2.00% balance transfer fee)

$59

ANZ

ANZ

Low Rate

12.49% p.a.

0% p.a. for 25 months and then 20.24% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$58 $0 in the first year

St.George

St.George

Vertigo

0% p.a. for 7 months then 13.99% p.a.

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$55 $0 in the first year

Citi

Citi

Clear Credit Card

0.90% p.a. for 15 months then 14.99% p.a.

0.90% p.a. for 15 months and then 22.24% p.a.

$99

ME

ME

frank Credit Card

11.99% p.a.

No current offer

$0

NAB

NAB

StraightUp Card

0% p.a.

No current offer

$120 $10/month - waived if no spend & no balance owing

BankSA

BankSA

Vertigo

0% p.a. for 7 months then 13.99% p.a.

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$55 $0 in the first year

ME

ME

frank Credit Card

11.99% p.a.

No current offer

$0

ANZ

ANZ

Low Rate

12.49% p.a.

0% p.a. for 25 months and then 20.24% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$58 $0 in the first year

St.George

St.George

Vertigo

0% p.a. for 7 months then 13.99% p.a.

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$55 $0 in the first year

Citi

Citi

Clear Credit Card

0.90% p.a. for 15 months then 14.99% p.a.

0.90% p.a. for 15 months and then 22.24% p.a.

$99

Bank of Melbourne

Bank of Melbourne

Vertigo

0% p.a. for 7 months then 13.99% p.a.

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$55 $0 in the first year

NAB

NAB

StraightUp Card

0% p.a.

No current offer

$120 $10/month - waived if no spend & no balance owing

BankSA

BankSA

Amplify Platinum

0% p.a. for 7 months then 19.74% p.a.

0% p.a. for 22 months and then 21.49% p.a. (1.50% balance transfer fee)

$99 $0 in the first year

Bankwest

Bankwest

Breeze Mastercard

0% p.a. for 15 months then 10.99% p.a.

2.99% p.a. for 9 months and then 10.99% p.a. (0% balance transfer fee)

$49