Barclaycard Advises Customers To Use Mybarclaycard Following UK
Postal Strike Fears
on: October 8, 2009, 4:57 am
is advising its customers to manage their accounts online with
its new online account management, mybarclaycard, following the
announcement of a possible national postal strike in October*.
service offers Barclaycard customers a variety of secure online
payment options, including one off payments and the setting up
of regular direct debits so customers do not have to worry about
missing a payment deadline.
is simple to use and gives customers more control over their accounts
as they can choose how to view their account information and spending
online. Customers will also be able to view statements online,
request a balance transfer, query or dispute a transaction and
request a new credit limit quickly and securely.
avoid the impact of prolonged postal problems Barclaycard customers
can register online using a simple registration process which
offers customers instant access to their account so there is no
need to wait for login details to come through the post.
Sajed, Chief Executive Barclaycard UK, said: "We want to
make our customers' lives as easy as possible and by managing
their account online, customers can take control.
an account online with mybarclaycard will avoid the impact of
issues such as postal strike action. If customers do not have
access to internet facilities, they can make a payment over the
Notes to Editors
* The Communications Union announced on 16th September that it
would ballot its 121,000 postal members on strike action - the
ballot closes 8th October 2009.
Barclaycard customers can get instant access to mybarclaycard
and make secure online payments. Barclaycard will review late
payment fees on a case-by-case basis if customers believe they
have incurred a late payment fee as a result of industrial action.
Customers can check their balance and pay their bill by debit
card by phone.
Barclaycard, part of Barclays Global and Retail Commercial Banking
division, is a leading credit
card provider and global payment business which helps consumers,
retailers and businesses to make and accept payments flexibly,
and to access short-term credit when needed.
company is one of the pioneers of new forms of payments and is
at the forefront of developing viable contactless and mobile payment
schemes for today and cutting edge forms of payment for the future.
It also issues charge and credit
cards to corporate customers and the UK Government. Barclaycard
partners with a wide range of organisations across the globe to
offer their customers or members payment options and credit.
addition to the UK, Barclaycard operates in the United States,
Europe, Africa and the Middle and Far East.
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