Purchase rate
13.99% p.a.
Balance transfer rate
0% p.a. for 24 months and then 21.49% p.a.
Annual fees
$55 $0 in the first year
Interest free days on purchases
55
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Mozo editorial review BankSA Vertigo

Last updated: 9 February 2021.

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What's hot
  • 0% balance transfer rate for first 24 months (0% fee applies)
  • Up to 55 interest free days
  • Annual fee waived in first year
  • 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Award winner
What's not
  • 21.49% cash advance rate
Mozo snapshot

If you’re looking for a card to help you get a handle on existing credit card debt, then the BankSA Vertigo may be the card for you. The card comes with a 0% balance transfer rate for 24 months and the normal $55 annual fee is even waived in the first year, making it a pretty budget-friendly piece of plastic. Plus, this card won a 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Award for best Balance Transfer Credit Card. 

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Key features

The BankSA Vertigo is a budget-friendly option for users who want the convenience of plastic without the high price tag. It comes with a relatively low annual fee of $55 (waived in the first year) and a reasonable purchase rate of 13.99%. 

For cardholders wanting to get a handle on a lingering balance, one of the best features that the BankSA Vertigo credit card is equipped with is the 24 month, 0% balance transfer rate (offer ends 2 March 2021). So, if you’re looking to blast your credit card debt, this offer gives you some breathing room to pay it off, before you start to pay any interest on it, though there is a $55 yearly fee which kicks in in the second year, to weigh up.

Want to share the card with a significant other? No problem! You can get an additional cardholder, for no additional fee.

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Who is it good for

The BankSA Vertigo is great for someone who is looking to blast existing credit card debt with the 24 month 0% balance transfer offer, or just wants a low cost piece of plastic for everyday spending.

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Any catches

While the balance transfer rate is 0% for the first 24 months, after that it’ll shoot up to the cash advance rate of 21.49% for any lingering balance, which is a rate you may want to avoid paying. So make sure you have a payment plan in place to clear your balance before the zero interest period runs out.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 1 March 2021 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
  • 13.99% p.a.

  • none

  • 0% p.a. for 24 months and then 21.49% p.a.

  • yes

  • 21.49% p.a.

  • 55

Fees
  • $55.00

  • $0 in the first year

  • none

  • none

  • $15.00

  • 2%, Min $2.50

  • 3.00%

  • $2.00

  • $10.50

  • $0.00

Features
  • $10.00

  • 2.0

  • 1

  • none

Payment options

Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayID, Samsung Pay

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

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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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