Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, the Australian government has enforced strict lockdown restrictions in attempts to slow down the spread of COVID-19, instructing Australians to self-isolate at home for the next foreseeable future and only leave the house for essential travel.
This means Aussies are now opting for digital solutions as alternatives to leaving the house, in order to adhere to these new guidelines. We’re seeing people switch their regular gym workouts for online workout apps and ditching their usual coffee catchups for digital date via video-call.
But while visiting a bank branch technically comes under the essential’s category (at this stage), keep in mind that there are loads of online banking solutions available for you to access from home.
In addition to neobanks, nowadays, there are also lots of online lenders around that allow you to apply for loan products totally online without ever stepping foot into a branch.
So, if you’re using your time at home to take on a home renovation project and need some extra cash to get you started, then here are 5 online personal loans that you can apply for from self-isolation: