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Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard®

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Highlights
Purchase APR  (Variable APR) 13.24% - 26.24%
Balance Transfer APR  (Variable APR) 13.24% - 26.24%
Credit Score Range N/A
Annual Fee $95

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® Review

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® is a rewards credit card issued by Banco Popular de Puerto Rico. If you're wondering whether Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® is the right card for you, read on. This is everything you need to know 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.
  • 0% APR on new purchases. New cardholders receive an introductory 0% APR rate on new purchases for up to 12 months.
  • Competitive APRs. Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® has a variable purchase APR that ranges from 13.24% up to 26.24%.
  • 2% Balance transfer fee. Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® charges a fee of 2% on balance transfers. For example, a balance of $1,000 could cost $20 in transfer fees. The minimum fee is $2.
  • Charges foreign transaction fees. Avoid using this card when traveling abroad because it charges a commission of 1.4% every time you make a transaction outside the U.S.
Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® Pros & Cons
The Good The Bad
  • Lower than average purchase APRs.
  • 0% APR balance transfer intro rate on balance transfers for up to 12 months.
  • 0% APR on new purchases during the first 12 months.
  • Access to a concierge.
  • Identity Theft Protection.
  • Cardholders can earn rewards on their purchases.
  • Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® reports to multiple credit bureaus.
  • Charges an annual fee of $95
  • Does not offer a signup bonus.
  • Charges a foreign transaction fee of 1.4%.
  • You don't earn rewards on every purchase.
  • Charges a 2% balance transfer fee.
Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® FAQ

Is there a Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® cash back or rewards program?

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® offers a rewards program to its customers.

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® Rewards
Rewards rate (all purchases) N/A
Max rewards rate N/A
Annual rewards limit N/A

Does Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® have a signup bonus?

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® doesn't offer a cash signup bonus.

Does Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® offer an annual loyalty bonus?

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® doesn't offer a cash loyalty bonus.

What are the Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® benefits?

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® provides the following benefits:

  • Zero fraud liability
  • Reports to major credit bureaus

What are the relevant APRs for Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard®?

According to the Federal Reserve Board, the average interest rate is 15% for all credit cards and 17% for accounts that carry a balance. Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® has lower than average purchase APRs.

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® has a variable purchase APR that ranges from 13.24% up to 26.24%. The card has a variable balance transfer APR that ranges from 13.24% up to 26.24%. It also has a variable cash advance APR that ranges from 24.24% up to 28.24%. Note that late payments are subject to an APR of 29.99% 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 Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® have an introductory APR offer on balance transfers?

Yes, Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® offers an introductory APR rate on balance transfers of 0% for a period of up to 12 months.

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® Balance Transfers
Description
Balance Transfer Introductory APR 0%
Balance Transfer Intro APR Period 12 months
Balance Transfer APR 13.24% - 26.24%
Balance Transfer Fee Minimum $2
Balance Transfer Fee % 2%

Does Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® have an introductory APR offer on new purchases?

This card does offer an introductory APR rate of 0% on qualified purchases for a period of up to 12 months.

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® Purchase Intro Offer
Description
Introductory Rate 0%
Purchase Intro APR Period 12 months

What are the fees for Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard®?

The following fees apply to Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard®:

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® Fees
Fees Amount
Annual Fee $95
Foreign Transaction Fee 1.4%
Returned Payment Fee up to $10
Late Payment Fee up to $38

Does Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® have a foreign transaction fee?

Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® charges a foreign transaction fee of 1.4%. For example, if you spend $2,000 on a week vacation abroad you would pay a foreign transaction fee of $28. If you travel abroad you may want to leave this card at home and apply for one that doesn't charge a foreign transaction fee.

Does Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® report your account activity to credit bureaus?

Yes, Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® 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 Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard®

  • Visit the Popular Bank Preferred World Mastercard® 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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Availability

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

Feature Breakdown

Introductory Rate 0%
Purchase Intro APR Period (Variable APR) 12 months
No Interest Grace Period for Late Payment 25 days
Additional Card Fee Amount $0
Cash Advance Fee Minimum $2
Cash Advance Fee (%) Starting at 2%
Minimum Cash Advance Fee ($) Starting at $2
Foreign Currency Transaction Fee 1.4%
Annual Fee $95
Returned Payment Fee Up to $10
Late Fee Amount Up to $38
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
  • Employed Full-Time
  • Employed Part-Time
  • Other
  • Retired
  • Self-Employed
Immigration Status Considered
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
Credit Bureau Reporting
  • Experian
  • Equifax
  • TransUnion
Credit Card Benefits
  • Concierge
  • Fraud Liability
  • Identity Theft Protection
No Reward Expiration Period
Rewards Type Cash Back
Cash Advance APR (Variable APR) 24.24% - 28.24%
Penalty APR (Variable APR) 29.99%
Purchase APR (Variable APR) 13.24% - 26.24%
Balance Transfer Introductory APR (Variable APR) 0%
Balance Transfer Intro APR Period (Variable APR) 12 months
Balance Transfer APR (Variable APR) 13.24% - 26.24%
Balance Transfer Fee Minimum $2
Balance Transfer Fee % 2%
Card Type
  • Rewards
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