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Community First Credit Union Low Rate Credit Card

Advertiser disclosure
Purchase rate
8.99% p.a.
Balance transfer rate
0% p.a. for 6 months and then 8.99% p.a.
Annual fees
$40
Interest free days on purchases
55

Mozo editorial review Community First Credit Union Low Rate Credit Card

Last updated: 19 February 2021.

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What's hot
  • 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Award
  • Low 8.99% purchase rate
  • 55 days interest free
  • 0% interest on balance transfers for six months
What's not
  • $25 late payment fee
Mozo snapshot

With a 8.99% purchase rate, 0% interest on balance transfers for six months, 55 interest-free days on purchases and a low annual fee, the Low Rate Credit Card from Community First Credit Union comes with all the features of a budget-friendly credit card. In fact, in 2020 it was named a Mozo Experts Choice Award winner in the Best Low Rate Credit Card category.

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Key features

If you’re likely to carry a balance each month but you're looking to reduce your costs, then the Low Rate Credit Card from Community First Credit Union could be one of the better options out there. At just 8.99%, the purchase rate is one of the lowest on the market, plus the annual fee is a relatively low $40 and you'll pay 0% interest on balance transfers for six months.

If you avoid carrying a balance each statement period then you’ll be able to take advantage of 55 interest-free days on your purchases. And speaking of purchases, you’ll be able to make them using your physical Low Rate Credit Card, or via your phone with either Apple Pay, Google Pay or Samsung Pay. 

Need a credit card you can use internationally? While you’ll definitely be able to take the Low Rate Credit Card on your next trip abroad, just bear in mind that there is a 3.00% foreign exchange margin for overseas purchases. 

It’s also worth mentioning that you’ll only be able to have one additional cardholder, and you’ll want to avoid making late payments otherwise you’ll be hit with a $20 fee.

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Who is it good for

Given the low purchase rate and annual fee, Community First Credit Union’s Low Rate Credit Card really is one of the more reasonable credit card options around for cardholders wanting to minimise the amount of interest and fees they pay.

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Any catches

While the cash rate on this card is also on the lower side (comparatively) at 8.99%, it’s generally advisable to use a debit card when withdrawing your own money to avoid paying more than you need to.

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 17 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
  • 8.99% p.a.

  • none

  • 0% p.a. for 6 months and then 8.99% p.a.

  • yes

  • 8.99% p.a.

  • 55

Fees
  • $40.00

  • none

  • none

  • none

  • $25.00

  • $2.50

  • 3.00%

  • $1.50

  • $20.00

  • $0.00

Features
  • $20.00

  • 3.0

  • 1

  • none

Payment options

Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay

Customer Reviews

How are Community First Credit Union credit cards rated by the Mozo community?

Price
9.3/10
Features
7.8/10
Customer service
9.2/10
Convenience
8.8/10
Trust
9.2/10
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About Community First Credit Union

Community First Credit Union is the largest community based Credit Union operating throughout the Sydney and Central Coast region, and the 23rd largest in Australia based on total assets. With over 70,000 members, Community First aims to continue to be an integral part of the communities in which its members live and work, and offers a wide range of financial services, including award winning savings and loans and credit cards. Membership is open to the community at large.

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