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Most popular credit cards

Our credit card comparison tables can help you compare some of the best credit card deals available. We compare cards from companies so you can find and apply for a credit card that suits you today. Additional results may be available with an eligibility check.

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What is a credit card?

Credit cards are a flexible way of borrowing money to pay for bills, goods or services.

The credit card provider sets a limit on how much you can spend on the card based on your financial circumstances.

When you reach that limit, you can't use the card until you have paid off some of the balance.

There's no set time to pay off the debt, but there's a minimum monthly amount you need to pay back to avoid penalties, however, you're free to pay off more than that.

And short-term borrowing is interest-free if you pay off the balance in full each month.

Credit cards can be of great benefit to some when used responsibly. However, missing payments or using all of your credit limit can impact your credit score.

Comparing credit cards

You normally apply for a credit card online or in-branch at a bank or building society.

However, popular credit cards offered by lots of supermarkets, such as Sainsbury’s and Tesco, and other specialist providers, like Capital One, also offer cards.

From the traditional high street banks to the major supermarket providers, our Uswitch credit card comparison tables include all the big names to help you find great credit card deals.

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What type of credit card are you looking for?

Whether you’re looking for a cashback, rewards, 0% on purchases or balance transfer credit card, finding popular credit card deals with Uswitch is simple.

You can also compare: credit cards to use abroad, cards with low APRs, and the top credit card deals for people with a bad credit history. Use our comparison tables to see the best credit card deals.

Find the credit card that's right for you

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Types of credit card in the UK

Some popular credit cards in the UK come in a variety of different forms - some cards are better for new purchases or getting cashback on your spending, while others are better for transferring existing debt.

We compare the following types of credit card:

Using credit card comparison tools

How they work

Credit card comparison tools can help you identify the best credit cards in the UK, but it all comes down to your circumstances and what works for you.

That means, finding the best 0% credit cards, or the best high income credit cards on the market isn't as straightforward as it seems.

Compare the credit card market and get the right credit card deals for you. You can use our credit card comparison tables above to see our most popular credit card offers.

What is a credit card?

Read our guide to learn how a credit card differs from a loan, and how to responsibly use one.

Section 75 - What is credit card protection?

For many people using a credit card can offer great benefits. A key perk of owning a credit card is the protection you're given with Section 75.

How to pay off credit card debt

Here is our step-by-step guide to help you pay off credit card debt, rebuild your credit score and regain your financial health.

Debt help

Debt can often cause stress and anxiety, our debt help guides provide tips and resources, to get back on track with your finances.

Help is at hand

When we use the term ‘most popular’ on Uswitch in reference to credit cards, these cards are ranked by the number of clicks they have received on the site in the past 48 hours.

The most clicked on cards are at the top, with the least at the bottom. This reflects how popular they are with visitors to Uswitch.com. Consequently, this is a good table to look at if you’re interested in seeing which cards most people think are worth getting.

Check your eligibility for credit cards

  • 1Improve your chances of being accepted
  • 2It won't affect your credit score
  • 3It's quick, free and easy

Uswitch Limited is a credit broker, not a lender, for consumer credit.

Our services are provided at no cost to you. We may receive a commission from the companies we refer you to, but this does not affect what you will pay for the product you choose.