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What can introductory rate cards offer?

Designed by banks and credit unions to entice new customers, introductory rate credit cards may offer considerable benefits, including bonus rewards, no fees or reduced interest rates for a special introductory period.

Introductory rate cards are an attractive product when used wisely, but remember that they will revert to higher rates once the introductory period is up. Our comparison table lays out the benefits, rates and specific offers of different introductory rate credit cards, so you can choose the best card for your needs.

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Card Name Purchase Rate Max Free Days Introductory Purchase Rate Balance Transfer Rate Annual Fee Rewards Program Available? First Year Cost Comparison* Click on the column heading to sort
Bank First Visa Classic Credit Card - 55 0%6 mths $0 $0
Virgin Australia Velocity Flyer Credit Card - 0% p.a. for 12 months on purchases and 0% p.a. for 6 months on BT) 20.74% 44 0%12 mths 0%6 mths $129 $129
Education Community Credit Card 9.99% 55 0%6 mths 0%6 mths $0 $150
Low Rate Visa Credit Card 11.99% 55 1.99%6 mths 1.99%6 mths $24 $234
Bank First Visa Platinum Credit Card 9.99% 55 0%6 mths $99 $249
Lifestyle Visa Card 12.34% 0 4.99%5 mths 4.99%5 mths $0 $278
True Blue Credit Card 11.74% 55 3.99%6 mths 3.99%6 mths $45 $281
Horizon Credit Union Visa Credit Card 12.95% 55 4.99%5 mths 4.99%5 mths $0 $289
Teachers Credit Card 11.50% 55 7.9%6 mths $0 $291
Credit Card 11.50% 55 7.9%6 mths $0 $291
People's Choice Visa Credit Card 12.95% 62 2.99%6 mths $59 $298
Cash Rewards Visa Credit Card 15.99% 55 1.99%6 mths 1.99%6 mths $48 $318
Lifestyle Plus Visa Card 15.85% 46 4.99%5 mths 4.99%5 mths $0 $340
BOQ Blue Visa Card 20.74% 44 0%6 mths 0%6 mths $60 $371
MasterCard - Platinum 20.24% 55 0%6 mths 0%6 mths $99 $403
Visa Platinum Credit Card 18.99% 46 4.99%5 mths 4.99%5 mths $249 $644

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*The First Year Cost Comparison is the total interest payable over one year on a monthly outstanding balance of $3,000 plus the credit card’s annual fee. Introductory purchase rate offers and balance transfer offers are taken into account where applicable.

**The Spend required is based on the approximate everyday spending needed to redeem a $100 gift card or a return flight from Sydney to Melbourne from the rewards program, given the credit card’s point earning capability. For rewards programs that do not have a set number of points to redeem flights, the approximate spend is based on a $300 travel voucher. Bonus point offers and point capping are not included in the calculation.

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