Can you overpay a loan?
Yes, with us, you can. We give you the option to make loan overpayments to pay your loan off faster than originally agreed. You can add an extra lump sum or repay more each month – whatever works for you.
It’s all about being flexible with your finances. Taking out a personal loan is a big decision. And making sure you have enough money to pay for whatever life throws at you is important. Over time your financial situation may change. So if you want pay back a bit more, you can make personal loan overpayments.
With all our loans you can make overpayments or pay a partial early settlement.
Why make an overpayment?
It could save you money. Making overpayments to your personal loan will reduce the loan term, so you'll pay it back faster which will save you money overall. You’ll also be pay less interest on the outstanding balance. Before you make an overpayment, you’ll need to let us know first as otherwise your interest rate or total amount won’t change. Find out how to get touch with us here.
Paying off a loan faster is a great option if you have some extra money each month or an extra lump sum.
How is the reduction in interest calculated?
When paying back an additional amount, either by making an extra lump sum payment or more each month, you’ll only pay interest on the outstanding balance. In order to do this, you need to let us know in advance that you'd like to make an overpayment. The balance and interest due will be calculated automatically to tell you the new costs. If you haven’t told us in advance your interest rate or total amount may not change.
Unsure about taking out a loan and making overpayments? Use our loans calculator and see the amount of interest you could pay on a loan and how long it will take to pay it off.
How to make an overpayment on your loan?
Whether you want to make an extra lump sum payment, or pay more each month, give us a call on 0800 096 0543*.
Please note that your original direct debit will still continue, and you will need to set up a second payment method.
Want to pay your loan in full?
We also give you the option to do that. If you want advice on repaying your loan in full, we’ve got you covered.
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