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HSBC Term Deposit
Interest rate 12 months interest rate
Up to 5% p.a.
Minimum opening deposit
$5,000
Account keeping fee
$0

Summary

A HSBC term deposit offers the flexibility of being fully online, while earning bonus interest.

When you open an HSBC term deposit online, it rewards your account by increasing the interest rate by an extra 0.10% per annum (p.a.). With this type of high interest savings account, your money is locked into a fixed rate term, letting you to know exactly how much will be earned and giving you more incentive to reach that potential.

Pros

  • Available in both Australian dollars and selected foreign currencies
  • Earn a bonus when opening through Online and Internet banking

Cons

  • Minimum balance of AUD $5,000

In this guide

  • Review
  • Details
    • Key details
    • Eligibility
  • Key features
  • How to apply
  • Compare other savings accounts
  • Your reviews
  • Ask a question

Details

Key details

Product Name HSBC Term Deposit
3 month interest rate 4.00%
4 month interest rate 3.75%
6 month interest rate 4.40%
7 month interest rate 4.00%
9 month interest rate 4.50%
12 month interest rate 5.00%
24 month interest rate 4.10%
36 month interest rate 4.00%
48 month interest rate 4.00%
60 month interest rate 4.00%
Minimum Opening Deposit $5,000
Minimum age requirement 18
Government guarantee Yes

Eligibility

Minimum Age Requirement 18
Joint account availability Yes
Min Deposit $5,000
Available to children Not available for children

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Key features

Account keeping fees

You are not charged any fees for applying for this account or for its monthly maintenance.

Interest rates

The interest rates applied to your balance are fixed and tiered so that the longer you keep your savings inside of the account, the higher the return on your investment.


How to apply

Eligibility

If you are not already an HSBC customer, or are looking to open a term deposit of longer than one year, you will need to visit your local branch in order to apply for a term deposit. Existing customers with internet banking and who plan on opening an account with terms between 1 and 12 months can get started on applying by visiting HSBC website. Before heading out to a branch or starting an online application, you should note the following eligibility criteria for this account:

  • Minimum age. While HSBC lists no minimum age requirement for their term deposit, applicants under the age of 18 should ask at their local branch before starting to apply.
  • Residency requirements. An applicant will need to show that they have a valid residential address in Australia at the time of application.

Compare other savings accounts

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Name Maximum Variable Rate p.a. Standard Variable Rate p.a. Intro Period Government Guarantee Monthly Max Rate Conditions
Bank of Queensland Future Saver Account - 14 to 35 years
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Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.50%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
0.05%
Intro Period
Ongoing
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • Deposit $1,000
  • 5 eligible transactions
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Macquarie Savings Account
Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.35%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
4.75%
Intro Period
4 months
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • N/A
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Westpac Life (18-29 year olds only)
Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.20%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
2.00%
Intro Period
Ongoing
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • Grow your balance
  • 5 debit card purchases
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Bendigo Bank Reward Saver
Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.25%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
0.30%
Intro Period
Ongoing
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • Grow your balance
  • Requires Bendigo transaction account
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ING Savings Maximiser
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Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.50%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
0.55%
Intro Period
Ongoing
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • Deposit $1,000
  • 5 transactions
  • Grow your balance
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ING Savings Accelerator ($150,000 - $500,000)
Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.20%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
4.70%
Intro Period
4 months
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • Welcome rate applies up to $500K
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Rabobank High Interest Savings Account
Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.75%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
4.40%
Intro Period
4 months
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • N/A
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Newcastle Permanent Online Savings Account
Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.00%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
1.00%
Intro Period
3 months
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • N/A
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Bank of Queensland Simple Saver Account
Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
4.85%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
4.85%
Intro Period
Ongoing
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • N/A
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St.George Maxi Saver
Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.35%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
1.10%
Intro Period
3 months
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • N/A
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Max Variable Rate includes 0.35% p.a. for 3 months for new customers who apply online
AMP Saver Account
Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.40%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
1.20%
Intro Period
Ongoing
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • Deposit $1000 in previous month
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First Option Bank Savings+Bonus Account
Maximum Variable Rate p.a.
5.00%
Standard Variable Rate p.a.
2.00%
Intro Period
Ongoing
Government Guarantee
Monthly Max Rate Conditions
  • Deposit $100
  • No withdrawals
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