Halifax Rewards to be scrapped

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Post by Luke_PieStalker » Tue May 12, 2020 4:42 pm

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Re: Halifax Rewards to be scrapped

Post by Sarah » Mon May 18, 2020 2:56 pm

If anyone has cinema tickets through Club Lloyds Lifestyle that they can't use because of lock-down, you can give them a call on 0345 3030303 and they add them onto next year's allocation, e.g. if 4 tickets remaining this year, they can increase the next set issued at renewal to 10 tickets instead of the usual 6.
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Re: Halifax Rewards to be scrapped

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Tue May 19, 2020 9:13 am

Sarah wrote:
Mon May 18, 2020 2:56 pm
If anyone has cinema tickets through Club Lloyds Lifestyle that they can't use because of lock-down, you can give them a call on 0345 3030303 and they add them onto next year's allocation, e.g. if 4 tickets remaining this year, they can increase the next set issued at renewal to 10 tickets instead of the usual 6.
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Re: Halifax Rewards to be scrapped

Post by Sarah » Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:34 pm

Sarah wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 9:37 am
The 123 Lite account pays cashback on bills that can more than offset the fee, so still a worthwhile option.

https://www.santander.co.uk/personal/cu ... nt-account
Santander seem unable to leave their 123 customers in peace for long... they've now announced changes to 123 Lite accounts that apply from 27 October 2020. The fee will be increasing from £1 to £2 per month and they're swapping most of the 1% and 3% cashback categories, so that mobile and home phone bills, broadband and paid-for TV packages cashback drops from 3% to 1%, whilst cashback on water bills increases from 1% to become the only 3% item!

I haven't yet calculated what my new cashback earnings are likely to be, but they could be pretty close to the £2 fee, if not below, so might be dropping down to their free account quite soon.
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Re: Halifax Rewards to be scrapped

Post by expressman33 » Wed Jul 22, 2020 10:33 pm

Sarah wrote:
Wed Jul 22, 2020 9:34 pm
Sarah wrote:
Tue May 05, 2020 9:37 am
The 123 Lite account pays cashback on bills that can more than offset the fee, so still a worthwhile option.

https://www.santander.co.uk/personal/cu ... nt-account
Santander seem unable to leave their 123 customers in peace for long... they've now announced changes to 123 Lite accounts that apply from 27 October 2020. The fee will be increasing from £1 to £2 per month and they're swapping most of the 1% and 3% cashback categories, so that mobile and home phone bills, broadband and paid-for TV packages cashback drops from 3% to 1%, whilst cashback on water bills increases from 1% to become the only 3% item!

I haven't yet calculated what my new cashback earnings are likely to be, but they could be pretty close to the £2 fee, if not below, so might be dropping down to their free account quite soon.
They always make it as if they are doing you a favour
Here’s why we’re making changes
Since launching this account, we’ve seen an increase in the cost of offering the features and benefits. We want to keep offering cashback, so we’ve taken this difficult decision to ensure we can keep offering customers products and services to meet their needs balanced with our need to run a sustainable business.

The account still offers you the opportunity to earn more cashback than the cost of the monthly fee as well as access to the benefits of 1I2I3 World, so we hope you can continue to benefit from it.

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Re: Halifax Rewards to be scrapped

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Thu Jul 23, 2020 7:10 am

Not worth it anymore.
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Re: Halifax Rewards to be scrapped

Post by Luke_PieStalker » Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:51 pm

Anyone got the £5 halifax reward yet? Think mines still been £2.

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Re: Halifax Rewards to be scrapped

Post by parchedpeas » Thu Jul 23, 2020 10:53 pm

Luke_PieStalker wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 5:51 pm
Anyone got the £5 halifax reward yet? Think mines still been £2.
Yes. they made it even easier than the old DD method.

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Re: Halifax Rewards to be scrapped

Post by Sarah » Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:53 pm

Club Lloyds and BoS Vantage (which HBoS synchronised for interest rate purposes awhile ago) dropping rates again from 1 October 2020; the new tiers become:

below £4000 - 0.6%
£4000 - £5000 - 1.5%
above £5000 - nada

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Re: Halifax Rewards to be scrapped

Post by AAAlphaThunder » Fri Jul 24, 2020 3:13 pm

Sarah wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 1:53 pm
Club Lloyds and BoS Vantage (which HBoS synchronised for interest rate purposes awhile ago) dropping rates again from 1 October 2020; the new tiers become:

below £4000 - 0.6%
£4000 - £5000 - 1.5%
above £5000 - nada
There was once a time when you could get double digit interest in your hard earned savings.
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