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This comparison simply includes all savings accounts.

RCI Bank
Freedom Savings Account RCI Bank
Min deposit £100
Term Instant Access
Interest AER 0.72%

Why we like it: Which? Recommended Savings Provider. No notice period. Deposit from £100. Interest paid monthly or annually. Apply in minutes. Your eligible deposits with RCI Bank UK Limited are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services. Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

Shawbrook Bank
45 Day Notice Account Shawbrook Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 45 Days Notice
Interest AER 0.55%

Why we like it: Interest can be paid monthly or annually. £500,000 maximum balance. FSCS Protected. Must be UK resident and aged 18 or older. Unlimited withdrawals subject to 45 days notice

Shawbrook Bank
120 Day Notice Account Shawbrook Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 120 Days Notice
Interest AER 0.6%

Why we like it: Interest can be paid monthly or annually. £500,000 maximum balance. FSCS Protected. Must be UK resident and aged 18 or older. Unlimited withdrawals subject to 45 days notice

Habib Bank Zurich
Fixed Rate Bond Habib Bank Zurich
Min deposit £1000
Term 1 Year
Interest AER 1.00%

Why we like it: Minimum deposit £1000. No withdrawals permitted. Apply online. Eligible deposits covered by UK FSCS.

Hodge Bank
Fixed Rate Bond Hodge Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 18 Months
Interest AER 0.95%

Why we like it: Minimum deposit £1,000. Interest paid at maturity. No withdrawals permitted. Apply online. Eligible deposits covered by UK FSCS.

RCI Bank
Fixed Rate Bond RCI Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 2 Years
Interest AER 1.05%

Why we like it: Which? Recommended Savings Provider. Save from £1,000 to £1,000,000. No withdrawals before the end of the term. Your eligible deposits with RCI Bank UK Limited are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

RCI Bank
Fixed Rate Bond RCI Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 3 Years
Interest AER 1.20%

Why we like it: Which? Recommended Savings Provider. Save from £1,000 to £1,000,000. No withdrawals before the end of the term. Your eligible deposits with RCI Bank UK Limited are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

RCI Bank
Fixed Rate Bond RCI Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 4 Years
Interest AER 1.35%

Why we like it: Which? Recommended Savings Provider. Save from £1,000 to £1,000,000. No withdrawals before the end of the term. Your eligible deposits with RCI Bank UK Limited are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

RCI Bank
Fixed Rate Bond RCI Bank
Min deposit £1000
Term 5 Years
Interest AER 1.40%

Why we like it: Which? Recommended Savings Provider. Save from £1,000 to £1,000,000. No withdrawals before the end of the term. Your eligible deposits with RCI Bank UK Limited are protected up to a total of £85,000 by the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS)

Santander
123 Current Account Santander
Open With £500
Account Type Current Account
Interest AER 1.00%

Why we like it: Earn 1.00% 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.

Think Money
Mobile App Bank Account Think Money
Maximum Monthly Fee £10
Account Type Mobile Bank Account
Features A New Way to manage your money

Why we like it: Check where you’re up to anytime, anywhere with our app and online banking. Keep track of your money with real-time balance and transaction details. Instant spending alerts. Send money in seconds to your existing payees or set up new ones. Contactless debit card. Pay in cash and cheques at the Post Office. Use your fingerprint or facial recognition as a way to access your account. Lock your card if you lose it, and unlock it again if it turns up. No minimum monthly pay in. No fees if we’re refusing a payment due to lack of funds (such as if a Direct Debit bounces). No credit checks. Improve your credit score. Apply in a few minutes with no tricky questions

Compare Bank of Cyprus savings accounts

Below are some of the best savings options on offer from the Bank of Cyprus

Current Accounts

High street banks have increased their current account interest rates to entice more customers to switch accounts. However, the current accounts usually have a low threshold over which interest is not paid.

If your savings goes over the interest-paying threshold, you might want to deposit the excess capital into another savings account.

The Bank of Cyprus currently offer a euro online current account, which provides competitive interest but is only available for euros.

Instant Access Savings Accounts

If you want to obtain competitive interest, as well as the ability to withdraw from you savings, an instant access account could be the best option for you.

The instant access account from the Bank of Cyprus offers comparatively high interest as well as access to your savings. Unlike their current account, it is possible to deposit sterling into their instant access account.  

Easy Access Savings Accounts

Easy access accounts are usually more or less identical to instant access accounts, except there may be a delay when you want to make a withdrawal from your savings.

The Bank of Cyprus has an online easy access account, which allows you to earn a high rate of interest on your savings and enables you to withdraw from your savings online.

It should be noted that the high interest rate is only available for the first 12 months and reverts back to a much lower underlying interest rate thereafter.  

Notice Savings Accounts

On the whole, notice savings accounts have higher interest rates than run of the mill savings accounts. However, in exchange for higher interest, you have to give a certain amount of notice before removing funds, which can be between 40 and 95 days.

The notice account from the Bank of Cyprus offers slightly lower interest than their easy and instant access accounts, but the interest will not dramatically drop after the first year.

Fixed Rate Bonds

Fixed rate bonds often provide attractive rates of interest, which do not change over the course of the bond. Although the interest rates are higher than the majority of other savings options, you cannot withdraw from a fixed rate bond without a significant penalty.  

The Bank of Cyprus provide two different fixed rate products: fixed rate bonds and flexibonds.

Their fixed rate bond runs from between 1 and 3 years with their highest rate of interest. Their flexibond offers a medium rate of interest and the ability to withdraw a certain percentage from your savings, giving you more freedom with your capital.

Cash ISAs

If you have a substantial amount of savings and you are looking to benefit from £20,000 tax-free interest ISA allowance, you could explore the ISAs the Bank of Cyprus have on offer.

The Cash ISA from the Bank of Cyprus offers the ability to withdraw from your savings and earn tax-free interest, in exchange for a lower interest rate than their other products.

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