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bcu Classic Credit Card

Advertiser disclosure
Purchase rate
11.80% p.a.
Balance transfer rate
No current offer
Annual fees
$45
Interest free days on purchases
55

Mozo editorial review bcu Classic Credit Card

Last updated: 18 February 2021.

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What's hot
  • Low 11.80% p.a. interest rate
  • Up to 55 days interest free
  • Free additional cardholders
What's not
  • No rewards program
Mozo snapshot

If you’re after a credit card which has the basics and nothing more, the bcu Classic could fit the bill. It has a low 11.80% p.a. interest rate for purchases and 14.80% p.a. for cash advances, an annual fee of just $45 and worldwide access via the Visa network.

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Key features

As the name suggests, the bcu is a classic no frills credit card. The low 11.80% p.a. interest rate means you won’t have to pay through the nose in interest if you do occasionally carry a balance on your card.

The card has a standard 55 days interest free, which is good news, but in order to get this, you’ll need to pay your balance off in full each month.

You can make purchases in Australia and around the world and the card is chip enabled which means that you can just ‘tap and go’ for purchases under $100. You’ll need to use your pin for any purchases over this amount. Any international purchases will have a 3.65% foreign exchange margin added to the Australian dollar amount. This includes online purchases from international stores.

There isn’t a rewards program with the Classic card so if you’re looking to earn rewards head to the Mozo rewards cards section to compare all rewards cards.

While we always recommend that you set up automatic payments so that you never miss a credit card repayment, the good news is that the Classic card doesn’t charge a late fee if you forget to pay your bill on time.
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Who is it good for

The Classic credit card is a suitable credit card for anyone wanting a low cost credit card for everyday purchases. You’ll need to be 18 years of age, a permanent Australian resident or citizen and not have any outstanding defaults, judgements or be an undischarged bankrupt.

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Any catches

While there isn’t a late payment fee charged on the Classic card by bcu, be aware that any late payments will be noted on your credit history so it is best to always ensure you make the minimum repayment by the due date. The minimum repayment percent is 3% of the balance.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 9 May 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
  • 11.80% p.a.

  • none

  • No current offer

  • none

  • 14.80% p.a.

  • 55

Fees
  • $45.00

  • none

  • none

  • none

  • $0.00

  • $0

  • 3.65%

  • $6.00

  • $24.00

  • $0.00

Features
  • $10.00

  • 3.0

  • yes

  • none

Payment options

Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay

Customer Reviews

How are bcu credit cards rated by the Mozo community?

Overall
9.1/10
Price
8.7/10
Features
8.5/10
Customer service
9.5/10
Convenience
9.1/10
Trust
9.3/10

Latest reviews of bcu Classic Credit Card

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About bcu

bcu began in 1970 when a group of north coast banana growers pooled their resources, and formed a credit union. Since those humble beginnings bcu has grown to 54,000 members, and includes 21 stores from the Sunshine Coast to Port Macquarie, plus telephone and Internet banking facilities. bcu is now a division of Police & Nurses Limited after a 2019 merger. bcu has a wide range of personal finance options to simplify your banking, including credit cards, home loans, personal loans, savings and transaction accounts and term deposits.

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