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DCU Visa Platinum Credit Card

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DCU Visa Platinum Credit Card Features

  • Our Lowest Rates
  • No Annual Fee*
  • No Fees or Higher Rates for Cash Advances and Balance Transfers
  • Earn up to $30 by shopping with your card  Learn More
  • Compatible with Apple Pay™
  • Insurance, car rental, travel, and warranty benefits
  • Optional Overdraft Protection on your DCU Checking
  • Buy online easily and safely with Visa Checkout

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*APR=Annual Percentage Rate. APR as of is as low as 8.50%. Your APR will be based on your personal credit history. Rates are variable, tied to the Prime Rate, and can change monthly. 2% foreign transaction fee applies. For more information refer to DCU's VISA Credit Card Agreement and Federal Truth-in-Lending Disclosure Statement.

"Best Ever Card"

Open quote I have been a DCU member for over 13 years and have gotten many cards. I can say confidently that the DCU platinum card is the best simply because of its simplicity and value. A perfect card to carry anytime or anywhere in the world! Close quote

— Agrawalji, Sunnyvale, CA

DCU Visa Platinum Credit Card Details

  • Our Lowest Rates – Save over other bank and store cards with a rate well below the national average. Transfer your higher interest credit card balances and start saving.
  • No Annual Fee – Save up to $45 over other credit cards.*
  • No Fee or Higher Rate for Cash Advances – Cash advances are free! Get advances 24-hours a day from any ATM displaying the Visa logo or by calling DCU or through Online Banking. Easily transfer money to any of your DCU Checking or Savings accounts or have a check mailed to you. Plus, we offer cash advances up to $200 per day at participating hotels.**
  • No Fee or Higher Rate for Balance Transfers – Balance transfers from other credit cards to your DCU Visa Platinum Credit Card are free. You can also make transfers through DCU Online Banking, Mobile Banking, ATMs, Easy Touch Telephone Teller System, the Information Center, or at any DCU branch.
  • Earn up to $30 by shopping with your card. – For first-time Visa cardholders, use your new DCU Visa Platinum Card to shop online, by phone, or in person over the first three months and earn $10 each month - up to $30!  Learn More
  • Compatible with Apple Pay – Enjoy all the benefits of your DCU Visa Platinum Card using Apple Pay on iPhone 6. It’s the easy, secure, and private way to pay with a simple touch. Learn More
  • Free Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver – You're covered for collision damage or theft on auto rentals.
  • Optional Overdraft Protection on your DCU Checking – Overdrafts are automatically charged to your DCU Visa Platinum Credit Card up to your credit limit when you choose this option.
  • Extensive Visa Travel Services – Receive $500,000 in free Travel Insurance Coverage when you charge tickets on any carrier whether it be airline, train, ship, or bus. Plus, you're assured your room remains available if you arrive late at participating hotels, motels, and resorts.**
  • Extended Warranty on Most Purchases – Extends the warranty on most purchases made with your DCU Visa Platinum Credit Card.**
  • Buy online easily and safely with Visa CheckoutLearn more

*APR=Annual Percentage Rate. APR as of is as low as 8.50%. Your APR will be based on your personal credit history. Rates are variable, tied to the Prime Rate, and can change monthly. 2% foreign transaction fee applies. For more information refer to DCU's VISA Credit Card Agreement and Federal Truth-in-Lending Disclosure Statement.

Great for Students, Too

The DCU Visa Platinum is the perfect card for college students. Online access is easy when you're away from home through Online Banking and it is safer than cash.

If your own financial situation doesn't allow you to qualify for a card on your own (based on your credit history, income, and expenses), you'll need to have an adult co-borrower who does qualify – most often a parent. That offers four advantages:

  1. It allows you to begin building your own credit history
  2. It may qualify you for a higher credit limit
  3. It can result in a lower interest rate since your rate will be determined by the best personal credit history among your co-borrowers
  4. Your co-borrowers can access the account through Online Banking and can easily help make payments by online transfer from their own DCU accounts

Additional Federal Disclosure Table


Additional Federal Disclosure Table
Annual Percentage Rate (APR) for Purchases, Balance Transfers, and Cash Advances  
DCU VISA 8.50% to 18.00% when you open your account, based on your credit-worthiness. After that, your APR will vary with the market based on Prime Rate*.
DCU Rewards VISA 11.25% to 18.00% when you open your account, based on your credit-worthiness. After that, your APR will vary with the market based on Prime Rate*.
DCU Secured VISA 11.50%. After that, your APR will vary with the market based on Prime Rate*.
Penalty APR (Delinquency) and When it Applies 18.00%
This APR may be applied to your account if you make a late payment.
How Long Will the Penalty APR Apply? If your APR is increased for this reason, the Penalty APR will apply until you have made six consecutive payments (minimum or higher) when due, beginning with the first payment due following the effective date of the change.
How to Avoid Paying Interest on Purchases Your due date is approximately 25 days after the close of each billing cycle. We will not charge you interest on purchases if you pay your entire balance by the due date each month.
Minimum Interest Charge NONE
For Credit Card Tips from the
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
To learn more about factors to consider when applying for or using a credit card, visit the web site of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau at http://www.consumerfinance.gov/learnmore.
Fees
Annual Fee NONE
Minimum Finance Charges
  • Balance Transfer
  • Cash Advance
  • Foreign Currency Transaction
 
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • Conversion Fee: 2%. Conveyance in US Funds Fee (no conversion necessary): 0.80%
Penalty Fees
  • Late Payment
  • Overlimit
 
  • Up to $35.00 per occurrence
  • NONE

How We Will Calculate Your Balance: We use a method called "average daily balance (including new purchases)".

* The Prime Rate used to determine your APR is the Prime Rate as published in the Wall Street Journal at the end of the month immediately preceding the start of each billing cycle.

Rates are effective .

How We Compare

  DCU Bank of America Citizens Bank TD Bank
Lowest APR* Purchases 8.5% 10.99% 13.99% 12.99%
Lowest APR* Balance Transfers 8.5% 10.99% 13.99% 12.99%
Lowest APR* Cash Advances 8.5% 13.99% 22.24% 23.24%
Annual Fees NONE on some none on some
Balance Transfer Fee NONE YES YES YES
Cash Advance Fee NONE YES YES YES
* Actual APR based on creditworthiness, most vary with Prime Rate, Citizens varies with LIBOR

As of 6/16/2015


Rated 4.6 out of 5 by 863 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Competitive rates. Visa Platinum very competitive rates. Very easy, one cost to set up and receive card. August 29, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by The process of applying and getting the Credit approved was so convinient and quick. I like the way things happened quickly in getting a credit card approved. I now have VISA Platinum and am happy to be a DCU Customer. August 27, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Excellent Excellent.. they have given excellent APR and also liked it. August 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by good card i liked it! i refinanced my auto loan and with new APR i am satified. August 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Great card to establish your credit. Applying for the credit card was quick and easy. After I was approved, I was able to go into my local DCU bank and get the card. The member service was excellent. I am very happy with my first credit card. August 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by DCU Visa Platinum Quick turnaround after application submission. Loved the online portal where I was able to ask questions, get updates and the representatives were able to respond quickly. DCU offers great rates and no annual fees! August 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by Good service from DCU Good Service from DCU, Loans, Credit card , account etc. offering . Loan means DCU we need to approach like opinion is in people. August 22, 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by great service and rates super low interest rate i love it this card have the lowest rate i got so far compare to other 15 cards. August 22, 2015
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It used to but not any more. If you want rewards, you need to take Platinum Rewards card ( not just Platinum or gold or classic)
State: Virginia
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We are currently offering 2 credit card options. Our DCU Visa Credit Card offers DCU's lowest available rates to our members, while the DCU Rewards Visa offers competitively low rates along with a Rewards Program.
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Apply with no credit?

Can you apply for a credit card if you have ZERO credit?
If so, what can you apply for as a limit?
State: New Hampshire
Age: 18-24
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DCU does review applicants with no prior credit history. The loan decision and limit would be based on employment history and verification of income. Please contact us at 800-328-8797 option 3 for more information or to apply. You may also apply online at dcu.org by clicking "Get a Loan."
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We offer a DCU Visa as an unsecured or secured card. There is no annual fee and a low minimum monthly payments. The rates are competitive and based on personal credit history. If you would like to apply for a Visa card, simply choose the Loans/Visa link on the top of our homepage, and then choose the Credit Cards link. Or, you may apply over the phone by calling 800-328-8797 option 3.
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I have yet to receive a statement of any kind online. What is the best way to make a payment, can i make an online payment or transfer from a different bank account to make a payment on my DCU Visa card?
State: Massachusetts
Age: 35-44
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Your Visa bill can be accessed while logged into PC Branch with your member number and password. Once logged in select the eStatements tab and choose the View button beside the Credit Card Statement area.

DCU Visa payments may be made by mail to DCU, 220 Donald Lynch Boulevard, P.O. Box 9130, Marlborough, MA 01752, in person at a CU Service Center or DCU Branch, or using the Cash Edge service.

You can find DCU Branch and CU Service Center locations available in your area by selecting the Branch/ATM Locator link from our home page.
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I understand that the credit line is dependent on the credit history, but can you indicate what the range of the credit limit would be for a person with an good credit
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The minimum credit limit is $500 and the typical maximum is up to $25,000. You want to apply for the limit you desire and the decision will be made based on your personal credit history and income.
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low interest rate
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No Reward points are associated with the DCU Visa® Platinum Credit Card. In order to convert to the DCU Visa Platinum Rewards Credit Card program, please give us a call and we can review the criteria with you further.
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"Great Credit Card"

Open quote This is my best credit card because of 2 reasons. 1) Lowest rate. 2) Great service always. Their service never fails to impress. I will definitely recommend this card to anyone in the market for a credit card. Close quote

— Rajesh, Houston, TX

Easy Ways To Apply Today

Before you apply, please refer to the Details tab for important information.

  1. Apply Online – Most members get an answer on their application while still online.
  2. Apply by Phone – Apply 24 hours a day by phone 508.263.6700 or 800.328.8797, (select 3).
  3. Any DCU Branch – Visit your local branch to open a Visa Platinum account today.

We're Here To Help!

If you have any questions, please speak with a Member Service Representative at your nearest DCU branch or call our Information Center at 800.328.8797, weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., and Saturdays 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Eastern time.

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Open quote I am really proud to be a Member of DCU. I am 100% sure that I never saw this much caring and awesome banking services in my life. I have visited a couple of countries and I can say this is the ***BEST*** financial institution in the world. Thanks to every one. You guys rock. Close quote

— Mani, St. Louis Park, MN

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  • StreetWise Guide to Credit and Credit Management – Pertinent information on how to obtain and maintain a good credit rating, credit scoring information, and much more.
  • Calculation of Finance Charges – Learn exactly how finance charges or interest on DCU loan accounts are calculated.
  • Financial Wellness and Recovery – Learn what DCU can do for you if you are now or think you may soon be experiencing a financial setback
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  • Visa Credit Card Disclosure (.pdf format, 6 pages) – This covers rates, terms, and conditions related to DCU's Visa credit card programs.
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PO Box 9130

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