Personal Loans

3.3% APR representative
£7,500 - £15,000

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Terms and conditions

Before applying please read our lending terms and conditions

Key Benefits

Limited Offer - low rate loan

Whether you want to get your finances in order, you're planning some home improvements or a new car, you could find a loan from Sainsbury's Bank is more affordable than you think.

  • 3.3% APR representative† on loans from £7,500 to £15,000 if you apply by 10am on Thursday 30th June 2016
  • Sainsbury's shoppers with a Nectar card borrowing from £7,500 to £15,000 over 1-3 years could get an even lower rate
  • Price Promise - if you're offered a better rate on a like-for-like loan elsewhere, we'll beat it^
  • Choose to repay from 1-5 years
  • Option of 2 month repayment holiday at the start of the loan#

If you have an existing loan with another provider, see how much you could save by switching to a Sainsbury's Bank Personal Loan.

The rate you are offered will depend on your personal circumstances, credit assessment procedures and other related factors. What APR will I receive?

Quoting your Nectar card could lower your rate

Remember, entering your Nectar card number during your application will allow you to qualify for our lowest rates and help us to better assess your application. Different rates may apply if you don't have a Nectar card.

How do I get a Nectar card?

Key Information

Loans from £7,500 to £15,000 - Key information

The information contained in the table below summarises key product features and is not intended to replace any terms and conditions.

Representative APRRepresentative 3.3% APR if you apply by 10am on Thursday 30th June 2016
APR rangesWe treat all our customers and their applications on an individual basis. At least 51% of accepted loan applicants will be offered our advertised Representative APR or less. All other accepted applications will be offered a higher rate. The APR and the interest rate we offer are determined by the details you supply, along with an independent verification of your credit and repayment history.
Interest charging informationThe interest rate is fixed and guaranteed for the life of the loan. Interest is calculated for the full term of the loan and is applied at the start of the loan.
Repayment informationPayment is made by monthly Direct Debit. If you take a Repayment holiday, the first monthly repayment is due three months after the date the loan has been opened. We charge interest between the start of your loan and your first monthly repayment
Repayment periodYou can choose to repay your loan over 1 to 5 years
Amount of Loan availableLoans are available from £7,500 to £15,000 in increments of £1
Application / Arrangement feeThere is no application/arrangement fee
Default feesThe following charges will be made if any of the following actions have to be taken: If a Direct Debit is returned unpaid: Up to £25; Letter requesting payment or telephone call to home or business: £10; Pre-default notice: £40; Default expired: £50; Issues of solicitors’ letter, instruction of agency to collect the balance, instruction to solicitor to issue court proceedings or instruction to obtain new address: £50
Early settlementYou have the right to repay all or part of the loan at any time. If the original length of your loan is more than 12 months an early settlement fee of the equivalent of 58 days interest on your remaining balance will be charged.
Lending criteriaLoans are provided, subject to status by Sainsbury’s Bank plc, Tower House, Charterhall Drive, Chester CH88 3AN. Written quotations are available on request. To apply you must be at least 18 and a UK resident (excluding the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man). Rates correct at time of print. Different rates will apply for telephone applications. Sainsbury’s Bank reserves the right to vary rates without notice. The rate you are offered will depend on your personal circumstances, credit assessment procedures and other related factors. Your application will not be considered without your home telephone number
Representative exampleAnnual Interest Rate (fixed) is 3.30% p.a., with a representative 3.3% APR based on borrowing £10,000 and repaying over 60 months with 60 monthly repayments. Monthly repayments of £180.80 with total amount repayable of £10,848.00

Offer Ts & Cs

You can repay your loan at any time during the repayment period. If the original length of your loan is more than 12 months an early settlement fee of 58 days interest on your remaining balance will be charged.

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APR representative. The actual rate we offer may be higher depending on your personal circumstances, credit assessment procedures and other related factors.

#Interest will be charged between the start of your loan and your first repayment.
^Price Promise Guarantee

Our Price Promise Guarantee means that if you are offered a like for like loan with a lower APR by another lender we will beat it by 0.1%. You must have qualified for our Personal Loan but must not have accepted our offer by signing and returning the loan agreement.
How to make a claim:
  • Carefully read the Price Promise Guarantee terms and conditions
  • Send a copy of the competitor loan agreement/ formal offer in the same name as your Sainsbury's loan to the address below.
  • Remember to quote your Sainsbury's loan agreement number.

Claims Address

Sainsbury's Bank Loans
Price Promise Guarantee Claims
Loans Pricing Team
1st Floor
3 Lochside Avenue
Edinburgh Park
EH12 9DJ

Price Promise Guarantee Terms and Conditions:

  • The Price Promise Guarantee ("the Offer") is only available to individuals who successfully apply for (and subsequently open) a Sainsbury's Personal Loan (“the Loan”).
  • Claims under the Offer must be received within 28 days after the Sainsbury's Loan has been approved.
  • Claims under the Offer will not be accepted after the Sainsbury's Loan offer has been accepted by signing and returning the Sainsbury's Loan agreement. 
  • You must provide us with a written offer from the other lender in the same name as the Loan offered by Sainsbury's. In most cases a photocopy of the loan agreement will suffice but we may ask you to provide the original agreement. If you provide an original document, we will return this to you within 5 days of assessing your claim. Photocopies will not be returned and will be securely destroyed by us. Sainsbury's will verify the validity of your claim within 5 business days of receiving your request and notify you of the result.
  • A “Lower rate” means a lower Annual Percentage Rate (APR) of an alternative unsecured, fixed rate loan from a lender, compared on a “like for like” basis. We will assess “like for like” based on features such as, but not limited to, length of loan, fixed loan amount, repayment structure (including interest and set up fees (if any).
  • The Lower rate must be available to the general public and be verifiable by Sainsbury's. The Lower rate must have been offered and must still be available to you at the time of the claim.
  • The Offer does not apply to the following rate or loan types:

    - Loans where the funds are not available for immediate use
    - Discount rates offered only to members of groups or individuals who meet previously specified criteria;
    - Rates that are not immediately available, promotions that are not at everyday rates and products which are sold under different terms and conditions, such as special financing (i.e. dealer loans, promotional loans for specific goods);
    - Loans that are secured on land, investments or goods.
    - Any personal products being charged interest at a variable rate;
    - Any personal and non personal loan type products including but not limited to lease, contract hire, hire purchase or conditional sale agreements;
    - Loan agreements where interest has been temporarily or permanently suspended (including deferred payments and 0% loans for an initial period);
    - Loan agreements where the funds are to support periods of study, or the period immediately following completion of studies (for example, student loans or graduate loans).
  • If your claim is successful we will reduce the APR on your Sainsbury's Loan to below that of the alternative lender by 0.1%. e.g. If the alternative lender formally offers you a rate of 6.9% APR, your claim is successful and 6.9% APR is lower than our rate offered we will reduce our offer rate to 6.8% APR  
  • We reserve the right to modify or cancel the Offer at any time without prior notice.

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