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ANZ Low Rate Credit Card
ANZ Low Rate Credit Card

ANZ Credit Cards

ANZ Low Rate Credit Card

Updated 15 November 2019

Choosing the ANZ Low Rate Card will not just get you a credit card with low interest rate, for a limited time, get 0% p.a. for the first 15 months on balance transfers with no balance transfer fee. Reverts to 20.24% p.a. The card comes with a low purchase rate of 12.49% p.a. and a low annual fee of $58.

Purchase Rate (p.a)

12.49%

Balance Transfer (p.a)

0% for 15 months No BT fee. reverts to 20.24% p.a.

Annual Fee (p.a)

$58

$0 over 15 months

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Pros and cons

  • 0% p.a. for the first 15 months on balance transfers
  • No Balance Transfer Fee
  • Low purchase rate of 12.49% p.a.
  • Eligible with Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, Fitbit Pay, and Garmin Pay.
  • Low annual fee
  • Worldwide emergency credit card replacement
  • Up to 3 free additional card holders on the account

  • Introductory balance transfer offer reverts to 20.24% p.a. after the period ends

Creditcard.com.au review

Editor Review

ANZ Low Rate Credit Card

Roland Bleyer
Credit Card Expert with over 15 years card experience and the founder of Creditcard.com.au. about this card.

The ANZ Low Rate Credit Card

If you’re looking for a perfectly simple, perfectly affordable credit card, the ANZ Low Rate Credit Card could be well worth a look. With a 0% balance transfer offer and a number of very useable features, this card could provide you with everything you need in a card – all rolled into a low rate, low annual fee package.

So, if the sound of that tickles your fancy, read on and we’ll get into all the need-to-know on this lovely piece of plastic.

What we love...

What sells this card has to be its affordability. While some credit cards provide platinum packages and remarkable rewards programs, they generally come with a hefty price tag. So, if you opt for a card with those kinds of features, it’s quite likely you’ll end up paying for them with a higher interest rate, higher annual fee, or both.

It’s true the ANZ Low Rate Credit Card doesn’t provide any show-stopping features, but it does have one ace up its sleeve. As a cardholder, you will benefit from a low purchase rate and a low annual fee, while still enjoying access to credit and a decent set of features.

Oh, and there’s also that balance transfer offer to think about. Get 0% for the first 15 months with no balance transfer fee. The rate reverts to the standard rate of 20.24% p.a.

What’s not so great...

At this point in the review, we tend to go over some of the small print you should be aware of as a cardholder. This usually relates to important info on the introductory offer, features or rewards program, which allows you to weigh up whether the card is still right for you.

However, as this card doesn’t really have any complicated offers, features or programs, there’s not much we feel we should mention.

In terms of limitations, the main downside to this card is simply its simplicity. But that really only counts as a downside if you’re looking for a credit card packed with extras. If you happen to be looking for a simple, affordable card, the ANZ Low Rate Credit Card could be the perfect choice.

Why should you choose this card?

Aside from its low purchase rate and low annual fee, this card does offer some extras that you’ll probably come to appreciate. First up, to apply for this card you have to be a permanent Australian resident or a non-permanent resident with more than 9 months remaining on your Visa.

As for features, it provides worldwide emergency card replacement, up to 55 days interest free on purchases and up to three free additional cardholders.

In terms of security, ANZ offers its cardholders ANZ Fraud Money Back Guarantee and 24/7 Falcon fraud monitoring, which monitors your transactions for suspicious activity.

Overall Rating

A simple low rate, low annual fee card with a nice balance transfer offer with no balance transfer fee.

User reviews

ANZ Low Rate Credit Card ( based on 58 Creditcard.com.au user reviews )

88% rating based on 58 reviews

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Value
63%

Creditcard.com.au Visitor

28 January 2013

As a Balance Transfer it was brilliant. ANZ gave excellent service until the end when I paid off the card and closed the account. At that point, access to internet banking stopped and they couldn\'t tell me what the final interest would be until the computer worked it out for them! (What did we do before computers?) I then received a statement through snail-mail for a few dollars and cents which I had to go to a branch to pay off. Then the next month I received a bill for $0.03. What a pain! Why do banks spend money on paper and postage to send you a bill for three cents? Wake up ANZ --all was really good until the end.

Recommends this card
90%

Creditcard.com.au Visitor

28 January 2013

A great 0% offer from a great bank.

Recommends this card
78%

Geoff Atkins

28 January 2013

For a cheap card, this is a good option. After having an expensive rewards card for years, I decided I didnâ??t use half of what was on it. This was a good choice for me. Low annual fee and low interest rate, plus I get to stay with ANZ.

Recommends this card

Rates and fees

Interest rates



Purchase rate 12.49% p.a.

Cash advance rate 20.24% p.a.

Interest free period on purchases up to 55 days

Balance transfer

Balance transfer rate 0% p.a. for 15 months

Balance transfer revert rate 20.24% p.a.

Balance transfer from personal loan No

Balance transfer fee No fee

Balance transfer limit 95% of approved credit limit

Banks you can't balance transfer from ANZ

Credit limits

Minimum credit limt $1,000

Maximum credit limit $15,000

Fees & repayments

Annual fee $58 p.a.

Additional card holder fee Up to 3 at no extra cost

Foreign transaction fee 3%

Minimum repayment 2%

Cash advance fee 2%

Late payment fee $20

Additional features

Complimentary insurance

International Travel Insurance No

Flight Inconvenience Insurance No

Transit Accident Insurance No

Smartphone Screen Insurance No

Purchase Protection Insurance No

Extended Warranty Insurance No

Rental Vehicle Excess In Australia Insurance No

Extras

Eligible with Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, Fitbit Pay, and Garmin Pay.

Overview

ANZ Low Rate Credit Card

With a low on-going interest rate, this is a great choice as an on-going everyday credit card. Cardholders can also enjoy worldwide emergency card replacement, up to 55 days interest free on purchases, 24/7 Falcon fraud monitoring and up to 3 free additional cardholders.

Key features

  • 0% p.a. for the first 15 months on balance transfers. No Balance Transfer Fee. Reverts to standard balance transfer rate, currently 20.24% p.a.
  • Low purchase rate of 12.49% p.a.
  • Up to 3 free additional card holders on the account
  • $58 annual card fee
  • ANZ's Fraud Money back guarantee
  • Eligible with Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay, Fitbit Pay, and Garmin Pay.
  • PayPass for quick transactions under $100
  • Worldwide card replacement in emergencies
  • ANZ's Falcon security monitors your transactions for suspicious activity

Minimum criteria to apply for this card

  • Be over 18 years old

  • Good Credit and have not applied for multiple credit cards recently

  • Permanent Australian resident or non-permanent resident with more than 9 months remaining on your Visa

  • You have your personal details ready to complete the online application

Roland B Bleyer

Roland B Bleyer founded Creditcard.com.au in 2005 and has extensive knowledge about credit cards. He personally answers all questions and write the editor reviews for each card here. Always keen to share his passion to educate consumers and help you select better suited credit cards.

Recently Asked Questions

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Denise Hegarty

Denise Hegarty

29 October 2019
what is the income requirement
    Roland B Bleyer - CreditCard.com.au Founder

    Roland

    30 October 2019
    HI Denise, its $15,000 a year to apply as a minimum income.
FikreMariam Abraha

FikreMariam Abraha

24 October 2019
I need 2 get a credit card
Breanna

Breanna

4 October 2019
Hello. I'm just enquiring about a credit card. I'm wanting to build up my credit report
    Roland B Bleyer - CreditCard.com.au Founder

    Roland

    8 October 2019
    Hi Breanna, this is a good entry level credit card from ANZ. What questions do you have? You can apply online for this offer.

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