This comparison simply includes all savings accounts.
Bank Of Scotland Current Account
Why we like it: 2.00% interest for 12 months on balances up to £1,500 for the first year. You must pay in £1,000 or more each month to receive interest (excluding transfers from any Nationwide account held by you or anyone else). 12 month fee-free arranged overdraft available. No monthly fee. Access to Flexclusives - Select Credit Card and low personal loan rate. Must be aged 18 or older
Why we like it: Earn 0.60% AER (variable) interest on balances up to a maximum of £20,000. Up to 3% CASHBACK on various household bills. Monthly fee of £5. Cashback capped at £5 for each cashback tier each month. Must pay in £500 pm.
Why we like it: Get set up in minutes. No paperwork, monthly fees or branch visits. Send money abroad: Fast and secure money transfers to bank accounts in 38 countries worldwide. No fees when you pay with your card abroad or withdraw money. Real Mastercard exchange rates and real-time notifications in both currencies. Get a spotlight on your spending: See what you’ve spent instantly with real-time payment notifications. Current account is completely free.: No charge for making electronic payments, domestic transfers or ATM withdrawals. Three-month interest holiday on the first £500 of an arranged overdraft. Earn Interest: current account pays 0.05% AER on balances up to £85,000.Card gone missing? Lock it in-app temporarily while you look for it or cancel it with a tap if you think it’s gone for good. Personal loan available that’s straightforward to use, competitively priced and tailored to you. Best British Bank and Best Current Account in 2018, 2019 and 2020 at the British Bank Awards. Awarded 5 stars by Defaqto too. Fully registered bank and a member of the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS), so any money you keep will be fully protected, up to £85,000
Why we like it: UK & Europe Breakdown Cover, Worldwide family travel and mobile phone insurance, and commission-free cash withdrawals and card payments abroad. Free mobile banking app, text alerts and secure online banking. Access to Flexclusives - Select Credit Card and low personal loan rate. £13 monthly account fee
Why we like it: Everyday current accout. No monthly account fee. Access to Flexclusives - Select Credit Card and low personal loan rate.
Compare Bank of Scotland Current Accounts
Bank of Scotland offer a range of current accounts for all needs. You can add the free ‘Vantage’ reward to any of their accounts, which allows you to earn earn 3% AER (2.96% Gross) variable interest on your balance of £3,000 - £5,000.
To qualify for this, you must pay at least £1000 into your account each calendar month, stay in credit (above £0) during the monthly billing period and pay at least two different Direct Debits from your account each calendar month. This is a great option if you can meet the requirements, as otherwise Bank of Scotland does not pay interest on your balance.
All Bank of Scotland accounts offer the following:
- Access to Internet and Mobile Banking, 24-hour telephone services as well as any of their branches in Scotland
- A great range of tools you can add to your account, such as control to stop you going overdrawn
- A VISA debit card enabled for contactless payments
- Current Account Switch Guarantee
- Free mobile text alerts
- Arranged Overdraft
Their accounts include:
This is a basic bank account which does everything you would expect from a standard account, such as making payments and setting up Direct Debits.
This account comes with an overdraft with a £25 buffer at 0% EAR variable interest. The overdraft interest rate on the remainder would be 19.89% EAR variable. A monthly overdraft usage fee of £6 does apply.
This account comes with a charge of £9.95 a month but comes with added value benefits.
- European travel insurance for you and your family including winter sports cover (for account holders under 65)
- AA breakdown cover with roadside assistance and accident management
- Mobile phone insurance
- Card loss assistance
This account comes with a 0% interest buffer of £50 and the remainder will be 19.89% EAR variable. A Monthly Overdraft Usage Fee of £6 will apply.
This account comes with a charge of £17 a month but comes with added value benefits. These include:
- Worldwide travel insurance for you and your family including winter sports cover (for account holders under 80)
- AA breakdown cover with roadside assistance, relay, home start and accident management
- Mobile phone insurance
- Card loss assistance.
This account comes with a 0% interest rate on £300 and the remainder will be 19.89% EAR variable. A Monthly Overdraft Usage Fee of £6 will apply.
Overall Bank of Scotland offer some great options, particularly due to their optional ‘Vantage’ add-on which allows you to earn interest on any of these accounts. Users who have separate insurance policies and desire a higher rate of 0% interest free overdraft could save with the Silver and Platinum accounts.