Barclaycard is a global payment business. It is a subsidiary of Barclays that the bank founded in 1968. In the UK, it was the first credit card that the bank introduced to customers. For many years until 1972, it enjoyed a monopoly in the UK until the introduction of Access.
In the United Kingdom alone, more than 10.4 customers use it. Outside the UK, the card is a favorite of more than 10.8 million customers who pay for goods and services using it across the world. In the United Kingdom, it remains the leading issuer of credit cards.
Barclaycard has Visa, MasterCard and American Express versions. It allows users to pay for goods and services at different establishments. Users can use it to pay for goods and services online as well. This after many established store started online shops that is convenient to their customers. Cards are not only secure, but safe to use.
Customers use it to pay for goods and services for personal as well as business needs. Customers are entitled to Freedom Rewards, which refers to a credit card that rewards them based on their shopping habits. Customers do not have to change their shopping habits to receive the rewards.
Two of the main products that it provides to customers are Contactless, which refers to debit and credit cards that it has been providing to customers in conjunction with Barclays since 2007, and mobile payment. Contactless terminals are found at over 50,000 outlets in the United Kingdom.
Contacting Barclaycard Customer Service
The useful customer service numbers that you should call regarding any issue with your Barclaycard include 0800 151 0900 as well as 0333 200 9090, which is available for the UK-based customers. Customers who are outside the UK should call +44 (0) 1604 230 230.
The customer service numbers are available to call 24/7. The customer service number that members of the IHG Rewards Club should call is 0333 202 1149 when in the UK and +44 (0) 1604 230 230 when calling from outside the country.
Barclaycard Contact Tips
The customer service number for individuals with personal accounts is open 24/7. Customers who want to report lost or stolen cards can do so by calling either 0800 151 0900 or 0333 200 9090 from within the UK or +44 (0) 1604 230 230 from abroad.
All existing customers can send secure messages to the company right on the official Barclaycard website and specifically at the Contact Us section. However, the existing customers would have to either sign in or register to use the secure messaging service. This service makes it easy to access help via their chat or email facility which is instantaneous.