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Written on: 07/02/2013 by zaedlo (2 reviews written)
Argos failed to deliver a sofabed/futon saying it was to large to get up the stairs and offered to send me a cheque as a refund on 28/01/2013. One week later I asked Argos where my money was, they again promised me a refund within 5 days. Today I received a voucher for the £306.44 they owe me. After my second complaint, I made it clear I would never shop in their store again, Why send a voucher. So far they have had my money for 7 weeks in all… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/01/2013
I've been with Argos cards services for a while and have ran up a good debt due to financial problems, but I'm on a turn around at the moment and can transfer the balance to my new card at a lower rate. But Argos won't allow you to pay your balance off with a credit card either by payment or balance transfer. I would look for a credit card first and if they offer you theirs ask if they allow balance transfers before signing on the bottom line. In times like this I want to know why they insist… Read Full Review
Written on: 03/01/2013
I want to cancel my card it's proving near on impossible, I have the online facility to access card services of course no cancel option there! I rang was on hold for 40 mins still no pick up of phone so emailed to be told I need to call its ridiculous I rang again still no answer after half an hour emailed again requesting account closure again told to ring it's awful service won't be using them again that's if I ever manage to cancel!… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/12/2012
Four weeks after applying for an Argos card my wife and I are still waiting but have pretty much given up! The customer service has been unbelievably bad. Argos badly need to shake up their rude staff. Ringing them is pretty useless. Twice they have written to us, asking for more details which we have quickly supplied. The letters are brusque and rude even though we have only shown these people politeness and consideration. Most letters finish with something like, "Please answer this letter… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/11/2012
I applied online for a Argos Store Card, given full and true detsils only to be refused at the end, the best is yet to come.....I was offered a Argos Credit Card!!!??? The fact remains that I have the financial facilities to repay the amount on a store card in full in order not to inccur interest charges. I was referred to Experion to which nothing in the report show any descrepancies. All payments met and are being met,how do they decide a refusal and have the audacity to offer a Credit… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/10/2012
i've waited 3 weeks for my card and it is still not here! it took 2 days for my agreement to reach me which i signed and returned the next working day. i rang up earlier today to chase up my card and i was shouted at down the phone by some woman. i only asked how long my card was going to take! i think argos need to take a step back and improve their customer service! they are supposed to be known for their promptness and excellent customer service but i am afraid that has all gone out of the… Read Full Review
Written on: 11/10/2012 by BabyRae (1 review written)
A few months back I went into the argos in airdrie retail park to my a bouncer for my 3 month old son. While I was at the check out the lady asked me if I would like to take out an argos card and explained the benefits of it. I payed for the bouncer cash in hand £24.99. Yesterday I recieved a letter from argos saying that I owed £24.99 on my card even though I have never used it. I phoned customers services and explained my situation but as u can guess they were absolutely useless and told me… Read Full Review
Written on: 28/09/2012
Total joke! Not clear agreement, no chance to get in touch with customer service, can't find out anything!… Read Full Review
Written on: 23/07/2012 by Jayoh (1 review written)
Can't beleive all the people complaining about interest charges, obviously they are going to do this, any types of loans do, they can't give away stock for years until you can pay! If you pay the full balance within the buy now pay later period it's a really good option. I hate debt and don't have any but decided on a store card after we were left without some electricals after a break in- was easy to make payments and customer service were always nice with me :-)… Read Full Review
Written on: 28/04/2012 by madcat (36 reviews written)
Never get a card from them, I got married and they wanted me to send my ORIGINAL marriage certificate so i refused. I then wanted to pay my balance off and close the account, but pay with the debit card in my married name and was told i couldn't as my name had changed....BUT I COULD GET someone else with a completly different name to pay it for me? how does that make sense? so i said i will get my mum who lives 200 miles away to call you, i then had to hang up, call my mum ask her to pay it… Read Full Review
Written on: 08/04/2012 by aslan_the_wise (1 review written)
Plz i advise ppl not 2 get a argos card or any other sort of store care and if u do feel the need 2 get 1 then use them in extreme emergencies because the store companies encourage u to use them and to buy more expensive items and they will keep bumping up your credit limit so u will but more its fine if u can keep up with the agreed payments but as soon as u miss 1 they will come down on you with debt collectors and balliffs . I work for a debt advisory group and ive seen countless ppl coming… Read Full Review
Written on: 12/03/2012 by trebor57 (1 review written)
I have had my Argos Store Card for many years and not suffered a single problem. Every month my statement arrives without delay. The statements clearly show how much you have spent and how much you have paid. I have never had any problems with BNPL deals which I have taken advantage of many times. They make it quite clear that your BNPL purchase will be interest free if you pay the full balance before the BNPL end date. If the full amount is not paid by the end date interest will be charged… Read Full Review
Written on: 06/01/2012 by SRERecordingEntertainment (1 review written)
I don't no why people are saying its terrible it's bassicly there for me coz I dnt lke credit cards or bank cards so I have one to use in store as a bnpl scheme ... Any one who does min payments needs to review wat they are doin and it's there own fault they are puttin them selves into so much dept. use ur brains people and stop moaning… Read Full Review
Written on: 14/10/2011 by Kanie79 (1 review written)
Terrible, terrible, terrible service. Lines are supposed to be open until 8pm, this is not the case. Lose your card Friday evening, wait until Monday to report. You are responsible for £50 when used fraudulently. Ridiculous service, locked me out of My argos card account when I logged on to check my balance to see if used fraudulently. You have to ring to unlock. Ridiculous service… Read Full Review
Written on: 20/01/2011
Fine for buy now pay later on anything over 3 months. ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE for purchases under £95. I was told that anything purchased for under £95 qualified for a 59 day buy now pay later. This was, however, completely untrue. It turned out to be 20days. I was on holiday when the statement was delivered and as I had been told I had 59 days to pay, had not arranged payment. Result= card I now cannot use, a £12 late fee and an arrears on my credit history. Customer services were abysmal and… Read Full Review
Written on: 29/07/2010
The argos card is good if you keep on top of your payment due dates. Anyone who falls foul of this really have themselves to blame. I have never paid intrest to argos. think about it, only use it if you think you can handle the payment when it comes round.
This said i think Argos are ruining the card service. When i first joined (around 8 years) i could put items on the card for over £295.00 and get 12 months intrest free. A few years back this was reduced to 9 months intrest free, with 12… Read Full Review
Written on: 13/07/2010
I buy now and pay before time and have had no problems and paid no interest. If you pay the minimum amount of course your going to pay thrugh the nose, any fool knows that don't they !!… Read Full Review
Written on: 11/06/2010
really awful...i suggest that no-one ever gets one!
i got this card because i was strapped for cash one xmas 4 years ago!
i was only able to make a minimum payment every month ...ive been doing that for 4 years and the balance has only gone down by £30 ! the interest is ridiculus! DO NOT GET ONE! Its the worst mistake ive ever made!… Read Full Review
Written on: 15/03/2010
I agree, no problems ever and the best BNPL's on the high street - FACT!
The apr isn't high for a "Store Card" at 27.9% but if you have a brain you would never pay interest as I don't, USE IT WITH A BNPL, SIMPLE!… Read Full Review
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