St.George Express Freedom Account

St.George Express Freedom Account

Fee Free Deposit

1,000

Account Keeping Fee

3.00

A flexible everyday bank account that gives you access to over 3,000 ATMs in Australia.

  • No monthly fee with a linked Visa debit card
  • Access to the Westpac ATM network
  • Deposit at least $1000 to get a $0 monthly fee
  • Cardless cash available

Product details

Important Information


St.George Express Freedom Account is no longer available for sale and you can no longer apply for this product. The information on this page has been kept for the benefit of existing customers.  

The Express Freedom Account from St.George gives you the chance to enjoy the freedom of no fee banking just for making an eligible deposit. With a linked Visa debit card, unlimited online banking and the freedom to withdraw all over Australia from eligible ATMs, this is an everyday account that you may want to look at further.

What are the features of the St.George Express Freedom Account?

This account is no longer available to new customers.

$0 Monthly service fee if you deposit $1000 that month

Otherwise a $3 monthly fee will apply.

Linked Visa debit card

The Express Freedom Account comes with a Visa debit card, allowing you to make purchases virtually anywhere that a Visa card is accepted, without having to worry about interest payments.

Internet and mobile banking

You can use the St.George internet banking facility for all of your transactions without incurring any fees. A mobile app is also available for both iPhone and Android devices. The app gives you all the same banking features as online banking does, as well as provide you with information about the nearest branch and ATM.

$0 ATM access across the St.George ATM network in Australia

There are no fees when you make withdrawals at an ATM that is a part of the St.George, Bank of Melbourne, Westpac and BankSA network. This includes over 3,000 ATMs around Australia.

No card? Use cardless cash

This is a feature on the mobile app which allows you to make a withdrawal at a St.George ATM without using your Visa debit card. Log into the app and follow the prompts. Once set up, you can withdraw your money at any of the ATMs in Australia stated above.

You get up to 3 cardless cash withdrawals per day and you can share your cash code to friends and family to pay them instantly.

St.George Branch and cheque services

You are charged for these services only if you need them. Cheques are $1 each, while teller assisted transactions are $2.50.

SMS and email alerts

This feature allows you to set up your account to notify you instantly if your account has been credited or debited, if you reach a certain balance level or anything else that will assist you in your banking.

Using your card overseas and for online shopping

If you use your Visa debit card to make a withdrawal at an overseas ATM, you will be charged $5 plus a 3.00% currency conversion fee by St.George in addition to any fees issued by the foreign bank.

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Pros

  • Account can be opened online in less than 5 minutes
  • Cardless cash available
  • Access over 3,000 ATMs in Australia

Cons

  • Minimum $1,000 deposit required every month to get the $0 monthly fee
  • $3 monthly fee applies if the minimum deposit requirement not fulfilled
  • 3% international transaction fee applies
  • $5 Overseas ATM withdrawal fee

How do I apply for the St.George Express Freedom account?

This account is no longer available for new customers. Instead, take a look at the range of other bank accounts and savings accounts offered by St. George.

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