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Easy Street Credit Cards

This online bank offers a low rate credit card with simple features. Here's what else you need to know.

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Easy Street has been operating since 2004 as a division of Community First Credit Union Limited. It has a digital-first approach to banking, with no branches and a range of banking and insurance products. It offers one credit card, the Easy Street Low Rate Visa, which has the same low variable interest rate for purchases, cash advances and balance transfers (outside of any promotions).

Compare Easy Street credit cards

Name Purchase rate p.a. Bonus points Points per $ spent Interest-free period Balance transfer rate p.a. Annual fee
Easy Street Easy Low Rate Visa credit card
Purchase rate p.a.
8.99%
Bonus points
N/A
Points per $ spent
N/A
Interest-free period
Up to 55 days on purchases
Balance transfer rate p.a.
0% for 12 months, then 8.99%
Annual fee
$40
More Info
Save with a 0% p.a. introductory rate on balance transfers. Plus, a variable interest rate of 8.99% p.a. on purchases and cash advances combined with a low annual fee.
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Types of credit cards from Easy Street

  • Low rate credit card

The Easy Street Low Rate Visa is the only credit card currently offered by this bank. It offers a 8.99% p.a. variable interest rate that's at the low end of the scale for credit cards in Australia. Its $40 annual fee is also competitive with other low rate cards.

Benefits of getting an Easy Street credit card

  • Mobile wallets/h4>
    Easy Street credit cards can be added to Apple Pay, Google Pay and Samsung Pay so you can shop straight from your mobile phone or other devices.

  • Visa benefits

The Easy Street Low Rate Visa Credit Card can be used in-store, online and overseas, with acceptance in over 200 countries and regions around the world. It also gives you access to exclusive offers on shopping, dining, travel and entertainment through Visa Offers + Perks.

  • Free additional credit card

The Easy Street Easy Low Rate Visa offers an additional card at no extra cost. This can be helpful if you want to share your account with a partner or family member, but keep in mind that you'll still be responsible for managing the account.

  • Security features

This card gives you access to Visa's Zero Liability Policy against fraudulent transactions and 24/7 phone support for lost and stolen cards. It also offers Visa Secure and EFTPOS Secure for an added level of protection when you're shopping online.

  • Internet and mobile banking

Keep track of your balance, make payments and manage your account through Internet banking or Easy Street’s smartphone app.

How to apply

You can apply for an Easy Street credit card online by filling in a secure application form on the bank's website. Before you apply, make sure you meet the eligibility requirements and have all the key details and documents on hand.

Eligibility requirements

  • Age. You must be at least 18 years old.
  • Income. You must have a regular income from a job you've been employed in for at least 6 months.
  • Residency status. You can apply for this card if you’re an Australian citizen or permanent resident.
  • Credit history. You should have a clear credit history and good credit score. You won't be eligible to apply if you're an undischarged bankrupt or have a history of outstanding credit defaults.

Details and documents you need for the application

  • Personal information. Your application needs to include details such as your full name, date of birth, residential and postal addresses, email address and mobile phone number. You’ll also need a valid form of ID, such as your driver’s licence or Australian passport.
  • Income and employment details. You’ll be asked about your current work status, your employer’s name and contact details and how much you earn. You may also be asked to provide recent payslips or bank statements to verify these details. If you're self-employed, you'll need to provide supporting documentation such as your 2 most recent tax returns and the last 3 months of account statements.
  • Other financial details. This includes details of any savings, property or other assets you have, as well as any debts, such as other credit cards and loans. You will also be asked to estimate your regular expenses, such as rent, mortgage payments, bills and groceries.

What happens after you apply?

Easy Street will contact you with an outcome and let you know if any further details are required. If you're approved, you'll need to pay a $2 member share to set up your account, and your card will be sent in the mail.

Have a question about your application? Call Easy Street on 1300 13 14 65.

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