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 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 offer a range of credit cards to people with difficult or unusual financial circumstances, including credit building, bad credit and cash back cards.
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 is the oldest bank in Scotland. Still proudly headquartered in Scotland's capital, Edinburgh, they offer a range of market leading credit cards.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
Established in 2003, Vanquis offer a number of credit card products under their own name and partner brands.
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.
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.