Apple and Barclays Stop Issuing 'Apple Rewards Visa' as Product Financing Shifts to Apple Card

Apple has ended its credit card partnership with British bank Barclays, according to Bloomberg, on the same day as the company's virtual "Time Flies" event.


For many years, Barclays issued an "Apple Rewards Visa" with special financing rates for qualifying Apple purchases, but this offer has now been discontinued. Apple has advised its retail employees that existing cardholders can continue using the card as a normal credit card, according to today's report.

Apple now offers interest-free financing on iPhones, iPads, Macs and several other products through its own Apple Card, although only in the United States. There are some hints that the Apple Card may be released in other countries soon.

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2 weeks ago
I'd love to see Apple Card come to the UK, even if it's only useful for 0% finance on Apple Store.
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2 weeks ago
'cept Barclay's had 18 month financing on Macs while AC only has 12 month? ( if I am not mistaken that is)
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2 weeks ago
Fingers crossed this indicates Apple Card coming to the UK
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2 weeks ago


I had a Barclays card. Used it twice in like 5 years. They offered zero percent like twice in that time. Dumped them years ago.

All you had to do is call them and they would activate the offer for you literally any time you wanted to buy a apple device.
I will miss it.
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2 weeks ago
Total bummer! The Barclaycard extended the time by six months to up to 18 months, and the Apple Card only has 12 months, so when you actually break down the payments to finish off the balance, it’s a huge difference. That’s a total bummer, I was planning on purchasing my new iMac with a Barclaycard
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2 weeks ago
Goldman Sachs is much better in my opinion. Apple card has been amazing.
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