Written on: 18/04/2013
we have a card which we use to get cash from a halifax account now the card is dirty/worn , we asked for a replacement the answer was you will have to open another bank account. up to now we have had nothing but courtesy and efficiency from halifax we have been with this concern from which was then the leeds building society up to halifax today. when we asked at the reception a women showed us to a person on a till and stood behind her whispering ,the teller looked annoyed , and so were we... (read more)
Written on: 12/04/2010 by RobN (1 review written)
I went into an I.V.A in October 2009. At the time I did was not sure what the best basic bank account was to to open. After much research I found there are only 2 banks that will guarantee to open you a basic account if you are undischarged bankcrupt or in an I.V.A beleive me I know. The two accounts are Barclays cash card account and the CO-OP cashminder account. I have opened both account with easy, the co-op accout I did over the phone, you can contact them on 08456027057. You will... (read more)
Written on: 29/01/2010
When I went bankrupt, they where the only bank to offer me an account and to be honest, I have always had a good banking relationship with Barclays.I have never had a problem with them and the cashcard account is wonderful. It only took about 4 days for the visa debt card to arrive and i get statements thought the post every month. The customer service is very very good for a bank of it's size and I can not rate this account highly enough. For people who want a basic account with no chance... (read more)
Written on: 02/10/2009
I opened a Cash Account in October 2008 when I went on a Debt Management Plan and I have to admit it was a nightmare to get the account open and I waited around 6wks to receive my card.
I am now filing for bankruptcy and Barclays have bent over backwards to be helpful and have said they can open a second cash card account for me 'while I wait' as soon as I have filed my papers with the court just incase the Official Receiver freezes my main account.
After the initial lengthy delay in... (read more)
Written on: 31/08/2009
wish i could properly advise on the actual use of the Barclays Cash Card Account. i have tried twice now to open this account.
once in the branch i filled in application forms, took 3 weeks to hear back that it was returned due to the bank forgetting to date the form. sent it off again in post this time to have it returned again 3 weeks later as they do not accept there own buisness statements as id ( failed to mention this on the forms) 6 weeks on i still have no account. when i phoned... (read more)
Written on: 19/05/2006 by Faye93x (1 review written)
The Barclays Cash Card Bank Account is terrible! I would recommend you just keep your money under a mattress rather than taking this account. (read more)
Written on: 06/12/2004 by Wellaz (1 review written)
I am not happy having a Cash Card account because of the limited nature of its services.
I am even reluctant to tell colleagues that i have a bank account.Its suitable for school going kids. (read more)
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