For smart spending at home and abroad

Check if you're eligible for a Platinum Card without affecting your credit score.

0% on purchases for 28 months - No fees when you buy overseas

  • Contactless payments
  • Buy Post Office Travel Money with no fee
  • 0% on balance transfers with a 2.89% fee for 18 months*
  • Pay no annual fee for the card
  • Manage your account anywhere, 24/7 with our safe, secure mobile app or through online servicing

Things to consider before you apply

*You'll need to transfer the balances within three months of your account opening. You may receive an APR of 22.9% depending on your individual circumstances.

To keep these rates, make sure you stay within your agreed credit limit and make your minimum payment on time every month.

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More features and benefits

There's even more to your Platinum Credit Card

For big buys or little treats, at home or abroad, our Platinum Credit Card makes it easy to pay securely.
As well as great introductory rates, it gives you all these benefits too:

  • Buy Travel Money easily – no cash fee when you pay with your card in a Post Office branch or online

  • Accepted worldwide – MasterCard is welcomed in over 35 million places

  • Includes MasterCard® SecureCode™ – helps protect you from online fraud

  • Contactless payments – just tap and pay for lower-value purchases in seconds

  • Handy mobile app – check your account anywhere, plus online servicing for full control

Manage your account and spending 24/7

Manage your account with our Mobile App

Easy online servicing and mobile app

When you like to be on top of your spending, you'll need tools that make managing your money as easy as possible, wherever you go.

With our mobile app you can check your balance and transactions, make payments and set up or change Direct Debits at any time.

When you need more control – like access to your PIN or to transfer a balance – there's our full online servicing. Just sign up and access it any time from a laptop or desktop.

Here's what you can do with them

• Check your balance
• View your transactions
• Make a payment
• Set up or change a Direct Debit
• See, download and print recent transactions^
• Transfer a balance^
• See your PIN^
• Update your contact details^

^With online servicing only.

Already an existing customer?

Manage your Post Office Money® Credit Card online or get the mobile app.

Find out how

Talk to someone
Customer Service:

0345 607 6500
8am-8pm, Mon-Fri
9am-5pm, Sat 
Closed, Sun
10am-5pm, Bank Holidays

Lost or Stolen Cards
If you need to tell us that your card has been lost, stolen or is likely to be misused, then you should call us on 0800 169 2646 or +44 800 169 2646 if abroad. 

If we need to contact you about potential fraud on your account, we will do this via a secure channel including, but not limited to, SMS or Email.

Account Alerts
To help you manage your Credit Card, from time to time we will send you free alerts about your account. If you would like not to receive these alerts in the future please contact us. 

You may request a copy of your Agreement at any time while your account remains open.

Our interest rates and fees explained

Be clear on the charges

We know you'll want to know every detail of the card, how it works and any charges involved.

So here's a summary of our introductory offers, when they change, and when we'll charge you extra.

You'll find a full breakdown of our fees in the Platinum Card Product Summary box.

Our introductory offers

With our Platinum Credit Card you'll pay:

  • 0% on purchases for the first 28 months

  • 0% on balance transfers for the first 18 months

  • For every balance you transfer there's a fee of 2.89%


To keep these rates, make sure you:

  • Transfer balances within the first 3 months

  • Stay within your agreed credit limit

  • Make your minimum payment on time every month


After the offer period

When the 0% periods end any outstanding balance will be charged at your standard variable rate.
New purchases will be charged at the standard variable APR.

What fees do we apply?

We try to keep fees to a minimum but sometimes we do need to charge them

  • If you're late with a payment or go over your credit limit we'll charge £12

  • There is no fee to have the card 


Fee free travel spending

With your Platinum Credit Card, you'll pay no fees on:

  • Purchases you make overseas

  • Post Office Travel Money you buy with the card

 

If you take cash from an ATM while abroad you'll pay a 2.5% cash fee and higher APR of 27.9%.

 

Using your card abroad

Take a Platinum Credit Card when you travel

The Platinum Credit Card is a great choice for regular travellers.

It's convenient, secure, and helps you spend without incurring foreign exchange fees while you're away.

Convenient and secure

Security is the big advantage of taking a credit card when you travel. Many people don’t like carrying too much cash with them for obvious reasons. The great news is Post Office Money Credit Cards are accepted in 35 million locations worldwide – wherever you see the MasterCard sign.

Buy Travel Money with your card

If you do need some foreign currency, we won't charge you a cash fee for it.
Just buy Post Office Travel Money with your Platinum Credit Card.
You can get our best rates online. Or order and buy in any of our 11,500 branches.

Spend overseas with no fees

Want to buy something in another currency – online or while you're away?
The Platinum Credit Card won't charge you a fee. And if you pay your balance in full and on time when you get back, that emergency purchase or must-have item will cost you nothing extra.

Withdrawing cash abroad

You can take cash from an ATM overseas, but you'll be charged a cash fee of 2.5% and a higher interest rate of 27.9%. The ATM provider may apply additional fees and cash withdrawal limits.

Check the currency before you pay

Sometimes, retailers and ATMs will give you the option to pay in either the local currency or Sterling. It should always be performed with your consent. Choosing to pay in pounds could mean you're charged additional fees.

Stay in control while you're away

Our online servicing and mobile app let you view and manage your account and spending 24/7.

  • Set up a Direct Debit for any payments you don't want to miss while you're away
  • Keep track of your spending and stay within your credit limit

  • If your mobile number or email adress have changed in the the last 12 months, please let us know your new details in case we need to contact you while you are abroad.

Remember your PIN

Make sure you know your credit card PIN and passwords before you travel.
If you forget, you can view your PIN through online servicing.

Need a different credit card?

Matched Card

The 2 in 1 card that's designed for balance transfers
and purchases for up to 25 months.

Balance Transfer Card

Transfer your credit and store card payments for up to 32 months.

Important legal information

Credit is subject to status to UK residents aged 18 years or over.

Post Office Money® credit cards, personal loans and overdrafts are provided exclusively by Bank of Ireland (UK) plc. Post Office Limited is a credit broker and not a lender. Post Office Limited is an appointed representative of Bank of Ireland (UK) plc which is authorised by the Prudential Regulation Authority and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority and the Prudential Regulation Authority.

Post Office Limited is registered in England and Wales. Registered Number. 2154540. Registered Office: Finsbury Dials, 20 Finsbury Street, London, EC2Y 9AQ. Post Office Money and the Post Office Money logo are registered trademarks of Post Office Limited. Our FCA Register Number is 409080. You can confirm our registration on the FCA's website (www.fca.org.uk).

For smart spending at home and abroad

Apply online

It takes just a few minutes and you'll get an instant decision.

Existing customers

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