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    Currently the only favourable option is Santander with their 4 year Railcard deal, also seems like HSBC have retracted their offer from last year which was rather appealing (£60 amazon voucher + 1 year of Amazon prime).
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    Yeah, it's not like there's been any kind of massive economic issue in the last few years. The banks shouldn't care about how much money they give out for free...
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    (Original post by Paladin597)
    Currently the only favourable option is Santander with their 4 year Railcard deal, also seems like HSBC have retracted their offer from last year which was rather appealing (£60 amazon voucher + 1 year of Amazon prime).
    it could be that the banks try to compete on overdrafts instead or they aren't concentrating on attracting students as much as people don't tend to stick with a bank for life like they used to, since switching services make it easier than it used to be.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    it could be that the banks try to compete on overdrafts instead or they aren't concentrating on attracting students as much as people don't tend to stick with a bank for life like they used to, since switching services make it easier than it used to be.
    Overdrafts don't bother me at all, I'll most likely not use it in my 4 years of studying, I'm a bit disappointed tbh
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    (Original post by Paladin597)
    Currently the only favourable option is Santander with their 4 year Railcard deal, also seems like HSBC have retracted their offer from last year which was rather appealing (£60 amazon voucher + 1 year of Amazon prime).
    Students arent as attractive a market any more. What he said its all about the overdraft.
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    (Original post by Glassapple)
    Yeah, it's not like there's been any kind of massive economic issue in the last few years. The banks shouldn't care about how much money they give out for free...
    Brexit? How does that affect bank freebies, would you mind to elaborate
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    (Original post by Paladin597)
    Overdrafts don't bother me at all, I'll most likely not use it in my 4 years of studying, I'm a bit disappointed tbh
    Well if you don't feel the need to have an overdraft (although you could always build your credit history a little by having one and using it responsibly) , get a decent current account instead at least you'd get some interest that way.
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    (Original post by claireestelle)
    Well if you don't feel the need to have an overdraft (although you could always build your credit history a little by having one and using it responsibly) , get a decent current account instead at least you'd get some interest that way.
    fair enough
 
 
 
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