Credit Card Issuers

Different credit cards each offer different features, benefits and rewards, and it usually pays to avoid brand loyalties. However, if you know you are looking to apply for a credit card from a particular UK issuer, you can use the links below to quickly find pages exclusively featuring one issuer's products.
AA

AA
AA is one of the most trusted and respected brands in the UK. Having started as a car owners club, they now offer a range of financial service products, including credit cards.

American Express

American Express
American Express is one the biggest credit card businesses in the world. Accepted in more places than one might expect, they offer a range of cash back and reward card products.

Aqua

Aqua
Aqua offer a range of credit cards to people with difficult or unusual financial circumstances, including credit building, bad credit and cash back cards.

ASDA

ASDA
ASDA are one biggest retailers in the UK, with a focus on price and value. They also offer financial service products which are designed specifically for their customers.

Barclaycard

Barclaycard
Barclaycard were the first UK credit card issuer, and have a long history of offering market leading products to people with different credit circumstances.

Bank of Scotland

Bank of Scotland
Bank of Scotland is the oldest bank in Scotland. Still proudly headquartered in Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, they offer a range of market leading credit cards.

Capital One

Capital One
Perhaps best known for their League Cup sponsorship, Capital One have been establish in the UK since the mid-1900's, offering credit cards predominantly to people with poor credit.

Clydesdale

Clydesdale
Formed in Glasgow in 1838, Clydesdale Bank is one of the three Scottish banks entitled to issue its own banknotes.

Halifax

Halifax
Once the UK's largest building society, the Halifax remains a popular UK banking brand. They offer a range of credit cards, mostly to people with good or excellent credit.

Lloyds Bank

Lloyds Bank
Founded in Birmingham, Lloyds Bank has been at the forefront of UK financial services for around 250 years. They offer a range of credit card products, all emblazed with their famous black horse motif.

Luma

Luma
Luma is a relative newcomer to the UK credit card market. They offer credit cards specifically designed to appeal to people with poor or bad credit history.

M&S Bank

M&S Bank
M&S Bank offers a range of credit cards with unique Marks & Spencers related benefits, savings, and rewards.

Marbles

Marbles
Now part of NewDay, the Marbles credit card brand was established in the mid 1900's as a challenger to the existing credit card brands. They now offer a range of cards to people with bad or fair credit.

MBNA

MBNA
Headquartered in Chester, MBNA have been a leading UK credit card issuer for over two decades. They offer a range of own-brand and white-label products to people with good credit histories.

Nationwide

Nationwide
Nationwide are the largest mutual society in the world. As a mutual they are able to offer very competitive products to their customers since their customers are their shareholders.

NatWest

NatWest
Part of the RBS group, NatWest is one of biggest banks on UK high street. Having moved away from short-term introductory rates, they now offer a range of straightforward credit card products.

Ocean

Ocean
Ocean has been one of the most popular brands in the poor credit loans space for some time. They now offer the Ocean branded credit card, for people with bad credit.

Post Office

Post Office
With history dating to the 1600's the Post Office is one of the most respected and trusted brands in the UK. Having diversified from mail collection and delivery, they now of a range of financial service products.

RBS

RBS
With a rich history, RBS is one of the oldest UK banks and famously invented the overdraft. It is now partly owned by the UK government, but continues to offer a range of competitive products.

Saga

Saga
Offering a range of services, including home care, insurance, holidays and more, Saga was established to serve people over 50.

Sainsbury's Bank

Sainsbury's Bank
Sainsbury's is a popular UK supermarket. They offer a range of credit card products, all of which enable people to collect points towards Nectar, the UK's most popular loyalty scheme.

Santander

Santander
Santander has become a familiar brand on the UK high street, since it famously acquired Abbey National. In the credit card space is offers a number of very popular cards in different mass market categories.

Tesco

Tesco
Tesco is the UK's biggest supermarket retailer and their ClubCard program has inspired a number of copy-cat schemes. Now also a challenger bank, Tesco offer a range of market leading credit cards.

TSB

TSB
TSB has been a permanent feature of the UK high street for over 200 years. Now re-establish in their own right, TSB offer a range of products, including balance transfers and air mile cards.

Vanquis

Vanquis
Established in 2003, Vanquis offer a number of credit card products under their own name and partner brands.

Virgin Money

Virgin Money
Virgin Money has offered credit cards in the UK for a number of years in partnership with other organisations, but with the acquisition of Northern Rock they now have their own banking licence and can issue their own cards.

Yorkshire Bank

Yorkshire Bank
Originally formed in Leeds, Yorkshire Bank started life as a non-profit, serving the people of Yorkshire. Now part of the Clydesdale group, it continues to serve Yorkshire and the wider UK.