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St.George Rainbow Vertigo

Advertiser disclosure
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

Mozo editorial review St.George Rainbow Vertigo

Last updated: 9 February 2021.

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What's hot
  • Mozo Experts Choice Award 2020
  • 0% balance transfer offer for 22 months (1.5% BT fee)
  • 0% purchase rate for 7 months
  • No first year annual fee ($55/year after)
What's not
  • 21.49% cash advance rate
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Looking for a credit card with some serious upfront value? From the 0% balance transfer and purchase rate offers to the discounted first-year annual fee, the Rainbow Vertigo credit card from St.George really has a lot going on for it. Our expert judges even named it a 2020 Mozo Experts Choice Award winner in the best Balance Transfer Credit Card category. 

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Key features

Whether you’re looking to get a handle on your credit card debt with the help of a balance transfer offer, or you just like the sound of zero interest on purchases, the St.George Rainbow Vertigo card has an offer for you. 

First of all, for the first seven months St.George is giving cardholders the ability to use their card with a 0% purchase rate. After that period the purchase rate will revert back to the normal 13.99%. 

Applicants will also be able to transfer up to 80% of their existing credit card debt onto the Rainbow Vertigo, then make use of the 0% balance transfer offer for 22 months to pay off that debt without incurring any interest. There are a couple of points to note though:

  • There’s a 1.5% balance transfer fee. 

  • After the 22-month period the balance transfer rate increases to 21.49%. 

  • If you choose to make use of the 0% purchase rate offer (for 7 months) you’ll need to ensure that you pay off the minimum 'Monthly Payment Balance' listed on the account statement by the relevant payment date.

New Rainbow Vertigo cardholders will also have the annual fee (normally $55) waived for the first year. 

Other handy features for St.George customers include 55 interest-free days on purchases when they pay off their card balance in full each statement period, plus they’ll have the ability to pay on their smartphones after linking the card to Apple Pay, Google Pay, or Samsung Pay.

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Who is it good for

The St.George Rainbow Vertigo could be a great credit card option for anyone who can make use of the 0% balance transfer offer (22 months, 1.5% BT fee) or the 0% purchase rate offer (7 months).

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Any catches

While you’ll certainly be able to use the Rainbow Vertigo on an overseas trip or to do any online shopping on an international website, bear in mind that the card does come with a 3% foreign exchange margin. Other than that, just make sure you’re fully aware of conditions involved with the balance transfer offer. 

Details

Rates and fees information correct as at 2 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 St.George credit cards rated by the Mozo community?

Overall
6.8/10
Price
6.2/10
Features
5.3/10
Customer service
6.9/10
Convenience
7.4/10
Trust
7.1/10
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About St.George

St.George is Australia's fifth largest bank and has merged with Westpac to create a banking mega force. St.George offers a wide range of products aimed at business and corporate customers. St.George still have a customer focused team who tailor products to suit its customers needs. So if you want a bank that's good with people and good with money too, check out the St George range of credit cards, bank accounts, savings accounts, home loans and personal loans.

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