Alliance and Leicester Current Account

Compare A&L Current Accounts

There is a range of Alliance and Leicester current accounts to choose from offering competitive rates depending on your needs.

From January 2010 Alliance & Leicester current accounts have been re-branded as Santander current accounts.

Santander current accounts offer:

  • Up to £300 when you switch to Santander
  • 5% interest on your balance when it's in credit
  • 0% on overdrafts for the first 4 months

See below for latest Santander current account deals or compare other provider deals below:

Latest Current Account Deals
 AccountInterest (AER)Overdraft RateFunding Required*Fee pmFeaturesApply
1.50%*Fee free for 4 months then £1 per day£500 per month£5 pm*1.50% AER (variable) on your entire balance up to £20,000 (3.0% AER until 1st November 2016). Up to 3% cashback on household bills.More Info >
N/A£1 per dayN/AN/AFour month fee-free overdraft when you switch your main current account using the Dedicated Switcher ServiceMore Info >
N/A0%N/A£13.50 pm More Info >
Latest Current Account Deals
 AccountInterest (AER)Overdraft RateFunding Required*Fee pmFeaturesApply
5.0%*0% for 12 months£1,000 per monthN/A5.0% IN-CREDIT INTEREST on balances up to £2,500 for the first year.More Info >

Nationwide FlexDirect Current Account

  • *5.0% AER fixed (4.89% gross pa) in-credit interest on balances up to £2,500 for the first 12 months
  • No monthly account fee
  • Paperless statements 
  • Visa Debit card and chequebook option
  • Manage your account online, by phone or in branch
  • Mobile app
  • No fees on arranged overdrafts for the first 12 months 
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Overdraft charge of 50p per day after the first 12 months
  • Must pay a minimum of £1,000 into the account each month, from an external source (i.e. not another Nationwide account)
5% AER**£25 interest and fee free overdraft plus £10 buffer£500 per monthN/A5% AER variable in-credit interest on balances up to £2,000More Info >
TSB Classic Plus Current Account

  • 5% AER on balances up to £2,000. Must pay in £500 a month, register for internet banking and paperless statements and paperless correspondence 
  • Plus 5% Cashback on your first £100 Contactless payments every month. Contactless Subject to eligibility. End Sept 2017. (T&Cs apply).
  • If you have a Plus account, earn up to £5 a month cashback with our selected TSB credit cards. T&C’s apply. Ends Sept 2017
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Representative example: If you use an overdraft limit of £1,200 the interest rate charged will be 19.94% EAR (Variable) 
1.50%*Fee free for 4 months then £1 per day£500 per month£5 pm*1.50% AER (variable) on your entire balance up to £20,000 (3.0% AER until 1st November 2016). Up to 3% cashback on household bills.More Info >

Santander 123 Current Account

  • *1.50% AER (variable) payable on your entire balance up to £20,000 (3.0% AER until 1st November 2016).
  • Up to 3% cashback on household bills - 1% on water, council tax bills and Santander mortgage payments, 2% on gas and electricity bills, and 3% on mobile phone, home phone, broadband and paid-for TV packages
  • Visa Debit Card
  • Mobile app
  • Withdraw up to £300 a day from any Santander or Link cash machine
  • Must be 18 or older and a UK resident
  • Interest and Cashback only available when you set up at least two eligible Direct Debits 
  • Monthly fee of £5
  • Must pay a minimum of £500 into the account each month
N/A0% for first £250No minimumFree if funding £1,000 or £10 below £1,000£100 for switching into account. £250 interest free overdraft. Free banking if paying over £1,000 per month. £100 if not satisfied after 6 monthsMore Info >

First Direct 1st Current Account

  • A current account that works together with your life
  • Switch your current account and you'll get £100
  • £250 free of overdraft interest
  • Comes with satisfaction guarantee - if you're not happy you'll get £100
  • Mobile banking on the go with app for iPhone, Android and iPad
  • Beautifully designed Internet Banking service
  • Award winning customer service from real people answering your calls, 24 hours a day, seven days a week
  • 1st Account Banking with Britain's most recommended bank (Source: GfK NOP FRS, 6 months ending May 2015.) 
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must pay a minimum of £1,000 into the account each month to qualify for free banking and £100 offers
0.75.%*£6 per month with £25 buffer and 2 day grace period No minimumFreeInnovative new banking service. *Get 0.75% AER on ALL instant access balances and 0.25% AER on current account balances up to £2,000More Info >

B Current Account

  • New Digital Banking Service powered by Yorkshire and Clydesdale Banks
  • Manage your account from Android or iOS device app
  • Savings goals, planning and budgeting tools
  • Multiple savings 'pots' for different goals
  • Balance sweeps to linked savings account
  • 'Good to go' alerts - letting users know their balance will cover regular spending
  • Hints and tips to help users get the most from their money
  • 0.25% interest up to £2,000, 0% thereafter
  • 2 day grace period on overdraft fees
  • No minimum deposit
  • Open online, in branch or by phone
  • Must be 18 or older
N/A£1 per dayN/AN/AFour month fee-free overdraft when you switch your main current account using the Dedicated Switcher ServiceMore Info >

Santander Everyday Current Account

  • No account fee and no monthly minimum funding required
  • Free text message and email alert service.Easy access to your account 24 hours a day.
  • Get a free Arranged Overdraft for 4 months when you use the dedicated Switcher Service (depending on your circumstances).
  • Visa Debit Card
  • Withdraw up to £300 a day from any Santander or Link cash machine
  • Must be 18 or older and a UK resident
  • After 4 month fee-free overdraft period, usual overdraft fees apply
N/A0%N/A£13.50 pm More Info >

Yorkshire Bank Current Account Signature

  • Includes multi-trip travel insurance for you and the family including winter sports
  • My Signature Rewards - access to discounts on travel, leisure and retail shopping (save at Asda, Sainsbury's & Morrisons) 
  • UK breakdown cover from Greenflag
  • Preferential rates on Signature linked savings accounts
  • 24 hour telephone and internet banking
  • Must be 18 or older and a UK resident
  • Monthly charge of £13.50
N/a*First £250 interest free, £6 pm thereafterNo minimum£18*Instead of interest you receive 3% rewards on selected household bills, plus extra benefits including free Worldwide travel insurance, UK breakdown cover and mobile phone insurance. Top 20% of NatWest Reward customers earn, on average, £217 in Rewards per year. Based on average Dec ‘15/Jan’16 Direct Debit amounts. Excludes monthly fee.More Info >
NatWest Reward Platinum Current Account

  • Instead of interest you receive 3% off selected household bills
  • Also earn at least 1% on qualifying purchases at Reward partners
  • Extra benefits included: free Worldwide insurance (up to 31 days), free UK Breakdown cover, free mobile phone insurance, 10% discount on travels services (such as holdays, airport parking and baggage upgrades), preferential foreign currency rates, National Trust family day passes, 2 for 1 or 50% off selected restaurants
  • Access account anytime with 24-hour UK call centres, Online Banking and Mobile Banking app
  • Emergency Cash Service - access money from ATMs (limits apply) if debit card lost or stolen
  • No specific minimum funding required

  • Must be 18 or older
  • £18 monthly fee
  • £250 interest free Overdraft threshold. £6 per month thereafter

 

N/a*First £10 interest free, £6 pm thereafterNo minimum£12*Instead of interest you receive 3% rewards on selected household bills, plus extra benefits including free European travel insurance and mobile phone insurance. Top 20% of NatWest Reward customers earn, on average, £217 in Rewards per year. Based on average Dec ‘15/Jan’16 Direct Debit amounts. Excludes monthly fee.More Info >
NatWest Reward Silver Current Account

  • Instead of interest you receive 3% off selected household bills
  • Also earn at least 1% on qualifying purchases at Reward partners
  • Extra benefits included: free European travel insurance (up to 22 days), free mobile phone insurance, preferential foreign currency rates, 25% cashback on selected ticket bookings, 2 for 1 or 50% off selected restaurants
  • Access account anytime with 24-hour UK call centres, Online Banking and Mobile Banking app
  • Emergency Cash Service - access money from ATMs (limits apply) if debit card lost or stolen
  • No specific minimum funding required

  • Must be 18 or older
  • £12 monthly fee
  • £10 interest free Overdraft threshold. £6 per month thereafter

 

N/a*First £10 interest free, £6 pm thereafterNo minimum£3*Instead of interest you receive 3% rewards on selected household bills. Top 20% of NatWest Reward customers earn, on average, £217 in Rewards per year. Based on average Dec ‘15/Jan’16 Direct Debit amounts. Excludes monthly fee.More Info >
NatWest Reward Current Account

  • Instead of interest you receive 3% off selected household bills
  • Also earn at least 1% on qualifying purchases at Reward partners
  • Access account anytime with 24-hour UK call centres, Online Banking and Mobile Banking app
  • Emergency Cash Service - access money from ATMs (limits apply) if debit card lost or stolen
  • No specific minimum funding required

  • Must be 18 or older
  • £3 monthly fee
  • £10 interest free Overdraft threshold. £6 per month thereafter

 

0%No charges for going up to £25 into planned overdraft (subject to approval)N/AN/A7 day switching service available, no monthly account feeMore Info >
TSB Classic Current Account

  • No monthly fee
  • Available to new and existing customers
  • Access to features such as Money Planner and text alerts to help you manage your money
  • 7 day switching service available to move your existing account to TSB hassle free
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Must be a UK resident
N/A19.30% pa (variable)£0.00 N/AContactless debit card. Telephone and Online Banking. Free text alerts.More Info >
Barclays Bank Account

  • Contactless debit card for faster payments
  • No monthly fee
  • Barclays loyalty mortgage - get a better mortgage deal (subject to status and availability)
  • Get 0% interest on the first £200 of your overdraft when you purchase selected additional features for your current account (see terms and conditions for details)
  • Manage your account online
  • Free text alerts to help you keep track of your spending
  • Must be 18 or older
  • Overdraft interest of 19.50% pa (variable) up to £5000 

N/A£6**N/AN/AEarn a minimum of 1% of your spend at participating retailers with CashBack Plus. More Info >

NatWest Select Current Account

  • No monthly fee
  • Visa Debit card
  • Earn rewards when you use your debit card at selected retailers with CashBack Plus
  • Access to emergency cash if you lose your debit card (limits apply)
  • Manage your account online or on your mobile
  • Free text alerts to help you keep track of your spending
  • Must be 18 or older
  • **A £6 Arranged Overdraft Usage Fee applies per charging period if you use your arranged
    overdraft by more than £10
N/A£6**N/AN/AEarn a minimum of 1% of your spend at participating retailers with CashBack Plus. More Info >

Royal Bank of Scotland Select Current Account

  • No monthly fee
  • Visa Debit card
  • Earn rewards when you use your debit card at selected retailers with CashBack Plus 
  • Access to emergency cash if you lose your debit card (limits apply)
  • Manage your account online or on your mobile 
  • Free text alerts to help you keep track of your spending
  • Must be 18 or older
  • **A £6 Arranged Overdraft Usage Fee applies per charging period if you use your arranged
    overdraft by more than £10