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  Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card

Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card

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Highlights
Purchase APR  (Variable APR) 13.99% - 22.99%
Balance Transfer APR  (Variable APR) 13.99% - 22.99%
Credit Score Range 650 - 850
Annual Fee $0

Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card Review

Key Takeaways
  • 0% APR balance transfer intro rate. Offers an introductory 0% APR rate on balance transfers for up to 6 months , which is shorter than the average 0% APR period of 12 months.
  • 0% APR on new purchases. New cardholders receive an introductory 0% APR rate on new purchases for up to 6 months.
  • Signup bonus. Offers a signup bonus of $25.
  • Signup bonus. Offers a signup bonus of 2500 points that can be redeemed for travel, gifts, or other perks.
  • Competitive APRs. Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card has a variable purchase APR that ranges from 13.99% up to 22.99%.
  • No annual fee*. This is a great option for people looking for a low-maintenance rewards card. It gives you rewards on your purchases, but you don't have to pay an annual fee for the privilege.
  • 3% Balance transfer fee. Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card charges a fee of 3% on balance transfers. For example, a balance of $1,000 could cost $30 in transfer fees. The minimum fee is $5.
  • Charges foreign transaction fees. Avoid using this card when traveling abroad because it charges a commission of 3% every time you make a transaction outside the U.S.
  • Fair or better credit required. You will have good approval oods if your credit score is above650.
Pros & Cons of Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card
The Good The Bad
  • Lower than average purchase APRs.
  • 0% APR balance transfer intro rate on balance transfers for up to 6 months.
  • 0% APR on new purchases during the first 6 months.
  • No annual fee.
  • Identity Theft Protection.
  • Cardholders can earn rewards on purchases everywhere Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card is accepted.
  • Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card reports to multiple credit bureaus.
  • Charges a foreign transaction fee of 3%.
  • Charges a 3% balance transfer fee.
  • Does not include many credit card benefits.
Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card FAQ

Who is Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card designed for?

This is a credit card issued by Berkshire Bank. 

This business card is designed for small businesses with fair credit. The minimum credit score to apply is 650.

What are the relevant APRs?

This business credit card has a variable purchase APR that ranges from 13.99% up to 22.99%. The card has a variable balance transfer APR that ranges from 13.99% up to 22.99%.

It also has a variable cash advance APR of 23.99%. Note that late payments are subject to an APR of 28.99% if you are late or miss your payments. Typically, the penalty APR applies for a minimum of six months but can go on indefinitely.

Does it have an introductory APR offer?

Yes, this business card offers an introductory APR rate on balance transfers of 0% for a period of 6 months from account opening.

This business card does offer an introductory APR rate on new purchases of 0% for a period of 6 months.

Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card Rates & Terms
Purchase APR 13.99% - 22.99%
Balance Transfer APR 13.99% - 22.99%
Cash Advance APR 23.99%
Penalty APR 28.99%

What fees does it charge?

The following fees apply to this business credit card:

  • There is no annual fee.
  • A late payment penalty of up to $39.
  • A returned payment fee of up to $35.
  • An overlimit fee of $39.

Does it charge a foreign transaction fee?

This business card charges a foreign transaction fee of 3%. For example, if you spend $2,000 on a week vacation abroad you would pay a foreign transaction fee of $60. If you travel abroad you may want to leave this business card at home and apply for one that doesn't charge a foreign transaction fee.

Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card Fees
Fees Amount
Annual Fee $0
Foreign Transaction Fee 3%
Balance Transfer Fee 3%
Minimum Balance Transfer Fee $5
Returned Payment Fee $35
Late Payment Fee $19 to $39

Does it offer a cash back rewards program?

This business credit card offers a rewards program to its customers. This business card offers rewards to small business owners that use the card to make purchases in the following bonus categories:

  • Every Purchase

Does it have a sign up bonus?

Yes, it offers card users a signup bonus worth up to $25.

However, it does include a 2500 points signup bonus that can be redeemed for travel, gifts, or other perks.

Does it offer an annual loyalty bonus?

This business card doesn't offer a cash loyalty bonus.

Can I get it with just an employer identification number (EIN)?

You can apply for this business credit card with your EIN number, but expect the credit card issuer to also require your Social Security number. This is because, as with most business cards, it requires you to personally guarantee the line of credit.

What are the benefits?

This business credit card provides the following benefits:

  • Fraud Liability
  • Reports to major credit bureaus

What is the customer service phone number?

The customer service number for this business card is (800) 773-5601.

Does Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card report your account activity to credit bureaus?

Yes, Berkshire Bank Visa® Business Real Rewards Credit Card reports your account activity to the following credit reporting agencies:

  • Equifax
  • Experian
  • Transunion

Making regular on-time payments to a creditor that reports to one or more credit bureaus will demonstrate your financial responsibility and may help improve your credit.

How to apply?

  • Visit the Berkshire Bank .
  • Fill in the application form. You will typically need to provide general financial information, such as your Social Security Number, address, annual income, and source of employment.
  • Check the information is accurate and submit your application.
  • If you're denied click here to find out why your application may have been rejected and what you can do about it.
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Feature Breakdown

Every Purchase (Points) Earn 1.5 Points for every eligible net $1 you spend.
Every Purchase (Points) 1.5
Introductory Rate 0%
Purchase Intro APR Period (Variable APR) 6 months
Annual Fee $0
No Annual Fee
No Interest Grace Period for Late Payment 24 days
Cash Advance Fee (%) Up to 5%
Cash Advance Fee Minimum $10
Foreign Currency Transaction Fee 3%
Late Fee Amount $19 - $39
Minimum Cash Advance Fee ($) Starting at $10
Minimum Interest Charge $2
Over-Limit Fee $39
Returned Payment Fee $35
Customer Type Business
Minimum Age 18
Credit Score Range 650 - 850
Credit Bureau Reporting
  • Experian
  • Equifax
  • TransUnion
Credit Card Benefits
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Fraud Liability
Rewards Categories
  • Every Purchase
Signup Bonus Starting at $25
Signup Bonus (points) 2,500
Balance Computation Average daily balance (including new purchases)
Cash Advance APR (Variable APR) 23.99%
Penalty APR (Variable APR) 28.99%
Purchase APR (Variable APR) 13.99% - 22.99%
Balance Transfer Fee % 3%
Balance Transfer Fee % After Intro Period Starting at 3%
Balance Transfer Fee Minimum $5
Balance Transfer Intro APR Period (Variable APR) 6 months
Balance Transfer Introductory APR (Variable APR) 0%
Balance Transfer APR (Variable APR) 13.99% - 22.99%
Card Network Visa
Card Type
  • Rewards
  • Balance Transfer
  • Bonus Offers
  • Zero Percent

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