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Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum

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Highlights
Purchase APR  (Variable APR) 8.49% - 23.74%
Balance Transfer APR  (Variable APR) 8.49% - 23.74%
Credit Score Range 600 - 850
Annual Fee $0

Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum Review

This is a credit card issued by Great Lakes Credit Union. If you're wondering whether Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum is the right card for you, read on. This review will provide you with with all the details you need to make a good choice.

Key Takeaways
  • 0% APR balance transfer intro rate. Offers an introductory 0% APR rate on balance transfers for up to 12 months, which is the average period for 0% APR balance transfer cards.
  • Competitive APRs. Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum has a variable purchase APR that ranges from 8.49% up to 23.74%.
  • No annual fee*. This is a great option for people looking for a low-maintenance card. It gives you the benefits of a credit card, but you don't have to pay an annual fee for the privilege.
  • 3% Balance transfer fee. Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum 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 $10.
  • Charges foreign transaction fees. Avoid using this card when traveling abroad because it charges a commission of 2% every time you make a transaction outside the U.S.
  • Fair or better credit required. You will have good approval odds if your credit score is above 600.
Pros & Cons of Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum
The Good The Bad
  • Lower than average purchase APRs.
  • 0% APR balance transfer intro rate on balance transfers for up to 12 months.
  • No annual fee.
  • Offers auto rental collision damage waiver.
  • Extended warranty on purchases.
  • Considers applicants with fair or poor credit.
  • Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum reports to multiple credit bureaus.
  • Does not offer a signup bonus.
  • Does not offer rewards or cash back.
  • Charges a foreign transaction fee of 2%.
  • You don't earn rewards on every purchase.
  • Charges a 3% balance transfer fee.
Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum FAQ

Does Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum have a cash back or rewards program?

No, it does not offer a rewards program.

What are the Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum benefits?

It provides the following benefits:

  • Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver
  • Extended Warranty Protection
  • Zero fraud liability
  • Reports to major credit bureaus

What are the relevant APRs for Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum?

According to the Federal Reserve Board, the average regular APR is 15% for all credit cards and 17% for accounts that carry a balance. It has lower than average regular APRs.

It has a variable purchase APR that ranges from 8.49% up to 23.74%. The card has a variable balance transfer APR that ranges from 8.49% up to 23.74%. It also has a variable cash advance APR that ranges from 8.49% up to 23.74%.

The good news is this card does not charge a penalty APR if you are late on a payment.

Does Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum have an intro APR offer on balance transfers?

Yes, it offers an intro APR rate on balance transfers of 0% for a period of up to 12 months.

Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum Balance Transfers
Description
Balance Transfer Introductory APR 0%
Balance Transfer Intro APR Period 12 months
Balance Transfer APR 8.49% - 23.74%
Balance Transfer Fee Minimum $10
Balance Transfer Fee % 3%

Does Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum have an intro APR offer on new purchases?

This card does not offer an intro APR rate on new purchases.

What are the fees for Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum?

The following fees apply:

Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum Fees
Fees Amount
Annual Fee $0
Foreign Transaction Fee 2%
Returned Payment Fee up to $25
Late Payment Fee up to $25

This card does not charge an annual fee, which makes it a smart choice for consumers looking for a low-cost card.

Does Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum have a foreign transaction fee?

Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum charges a foreign transaction fee of 2%. For example, if you spend $2,000 on a week vacation abroad you would pay a foreign transaction fee of $40. If you travel abroad you may want to leave this card at home and apply for one that doesn't charge foreign transaction fees.

What is the customer service phone number for Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum?

The Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum customer service number is (800) 982-7850.

What is the support contact email for Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum?

The support contact email for Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum is memberservices@glcu.org.

Does Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum report your account activity to credit bureaus?

Yes, Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum 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 for Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum

  • Visit the Great Lakes Credit Union Visa Platinum website.
  • Fill in the application form. You will typically need to provide general financial information, such as your Social Security Number, address, and annual income.
  • Check the information is accurate and submit your application.

If your credit score is preventing you from qualifying for this credit card, check out our guide for the best credit cards for bad credit.

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Contact

Hours of Operation

  • Sunday Closed
  • Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday 9:00am - 6:00pm
  • Saturday 9:00am - 1:00pm

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Availability

  Available in 50 states and Washington, D.C.
  • Alaska
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Arizona
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Washington, DC
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Iowa
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Massachusetts
  • Maryland
  • Maine
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Missouri
  • Mississippi
  • Montana
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Nebraska
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • Nevada
  • New York
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Virginia
  • Vermont
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin
  • West Virginia
  • Wyoming

Feature Breakdown

No Annual Fee
Annual Fee $0
Minimum Interest Charge $0
No Interest Grace Period for Late Payment 21 days
Cash Advance Fee Minimum $10
Cash Advance Fee (%) Up to 3%
Minimum Cash Advance Fee ($) Starting at $10
Foreign Currency Transaction Fee 2%
Returned Payment Fee Up to $25
Late Fee Amount Up to $25
Customer Type Personal
Minimum Age 18
Supported Income Types
  • Direct Deposit (W2, SSA, SSDI)
  • Cash
  • Payroll Check or Prepaid Card
  • 1099 Misc. Income
Military Status
  • Active Duty Military
  • Non-Military
  • Veterans
  • Military Dependent
Employment Statuses Considered
  • Other
  • Employed Full-Time
  • Employed Part-Time
  • Self-Employed
  • Retired
Immigration Status Considered
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
Credit Score Range 600 - 850
Credit Bureau Reporting
  • Experian
  • Equifax
  • TransUnion
Credit Card Benefits
  • Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver
  • Extended Warranty Protection
  • Fraud Liability
Rewards Type No Rewards
Cash Advance APR (Variable APR) 8.49% - 23.74%
Balance Computation Average daily balance (including new purchases).
Penalty APR (Variable APR) 0%
Purchase APR (Variable APR) 8.49% - 23.74%
Balance Transfer Introductory APR (Variable APR) 0%
Balance Transfer Intro APR Period (Variable APR) 12 months
Balance Transfer APR (Variable APR) 8.49% - 23.74%
Balance Transfer Fee Minimum $10
Balance Transfer Fee % 3%
Card Type
  • Low Interest
Card Network Visa

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