With a standard current account you get a number of benefits, such as a debit card, overdraft and online banking, but the Barclays platinum accounts offered extra benefits. However, the Barclays platinum accounts have now been replaced with Barclays current accounts like:

  • Barclays Current Account Plus -  Added extras like the interest free £300 overdraft for a small monthly charge of £3
  • Barclays Premier Direct account - A paid for bank account that includes insurance deals
  • Additions Active Account - Added benefits like high interest in return for a monthly fee

You can apply online today for accounts like Barclays platinum accounts. Just see the table below to compare Barclays current accounts against a range of leading UK competitors.

ProviderAccount Set Up FeeFee per monthFeaturesApply
N/A£12.50No credit checks.** Prepaid MasterCard. No account opening fee. More Info >
£4.95£9.95No credit checks**. Prepaid MasterCard. Credit Building facility. More Info >
£4.95£9.95No credit checks.** Up to 20 free payments and standing orders a month. Prepaid MasterCard.More Info >

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