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    Has anyone recieved their railcard yet or any info about their card? I only sent mine off on the 20th - one day before the deadline so i'm a bit worried i wont get one :-(
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    i Have not heard any thing yet. But i would not worry as i found out of the women that works in my local branch of hsbc that the offer is actual valid till the end of the month. A small lie on the behalf of hsbc me thinks
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    Do you have to apply for the card or just the account before the end of the month?

    I went into the back the other day, I have had an HSBC account for a while now. They said that I could get the card whenever because I already have the account.....so what's the truth?
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    (Original post by Willla2)
    Do you have to apply for the card or just the account before the end of the month?

    I went into the back the other day, I have had an HSBC account for a while now. They said that I could get the card whenever because I already have the account.....so what's the truth?
    I've had a pre student account with them for a while and it said on my letter and application form for the railcard that you had to apply for the card before 21st august or you would automatically get £50 cash instead of railcard
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    ahhh damn it!
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    I applied for it last week Tues and nothing yet.
    You have to apply for the card before the end of the month, you can upgrade the account anytime.
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    i know of 2 people who have already got theirs!
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    I haven't had mine yet, applied on the day of the deadline though. They said that it would take about 2 weeks, which means another week from now. I haven't had any of the actual accont infor mation through yet either. The card/credit card etc
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    Ive got my HSBC railcard and already making damn good use of the cheap fares!
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    Got mine back a few days ago in the post..and i applied on the 20th as well.

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    Oh poo! That means that I won't get my railcard coz' I'm an intl student and I'm only going to open my account when I get my confirmation letter.
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    (Original post by lilsunflower)
    Oh poo! That means that I won't get my railcard coz' I'm an intl student and I'm only going to open my account when I get my confirmation letter.
    You'll be over here in a few weeks though right?? Cos...i think....and this isn't for absolute sure..but i think natwest are also offering the railcard when you open a student account...and their offer goes till end of october i think???

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    Check out this link

    http://www.natweststudents.com/important-information/

    Says it's available till end of october

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    (Original post by lilsunflower)
    Oh poo! That means that I won't get my railcard coz' I'm an intl student and I'm only going to open my account when I get my confirmation letter.
    the other thing with HSBC is that it's very hard to open a student account as an international student... ...coz you're meant to be self-sufficient..etc. so there are no chances of getting a rail card there anyway.
    (but sometimes it depends on who's serving you at the counter... ...just smile lots and look poor.)
    Natwest has no problems...and i think you can swap the railcard for £50 which i prefer
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    (Original post by p8224)
    the other thing with HSBC is that it's very hard to open a student account as an international student... ...coz you're meant to be self-sufficient..etc. so there are no chances of getting a rail card there anyway.
    (but sometimes it depends on who's serving you at the counter... ...just smile lots and look poor.)
    Natwest has no problems...and i think you can swap the railcard for £50 which i prefer
    Hmmm... I think in Brunei HSBC they actually give the railcard! That's what they said in the brochure they gave us.. like they've made some kinda arrangements. Not sure! I'm still waiting for my confirmation letter to come through, then I can settle it all.
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    I applied on the 23rd through my local branch and they said it was ok as they were sending off all the forms that day. Haven't even received my details yet, though, and I'm worried as Cardiff want to know which account to debit in 5 days time and it doesn't even exist yet!
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    (Original post by gzftan)
    Got mine back a few days ago in the post..and i applied on the 20th as well.

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    What? argh, i applied on the 20th, why do I not have mine? *going to have words with HSBC on tuesday*.
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    I applied for mine over a week ago through HSBC, i've received all my info from them (card/cheque book etc...) but no pin number :confused: maybe later.

    I asked the person who sered me in the branch and apparently due to massive demand they could take up to 4-6 weeks to arrive.
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    i applied in JULY and STILL havnt had my railcard come thru yet...its REALLY annoying because i keep making trips back&forth leicester/liverpool!!! its costing me soo much atm!!
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    oh that's really annoying. i applied for a student account waaaay before i got my results and i got the actual confirmation a few days ago (AFTER 20th august) so does this mean i can't get a railcard now? if so that's really unfair :mad: :mad:
 
 
 
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