NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland launch 2018 Student Account
New account entitles students to choose between three offers.
14 August 2018
As students prepare for university, this year NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland are giving students the choice to pick the reward that best suits their lifestyle when they sign up to the new Student Account. Students can choose between a subscription to Amazon Prime Student, a National Express Coachcard, or a Tastecard.
The four year Coachcard gives students a third off standard fares on National Express’ network, which serves over 900 destinations including major airports, cities and attractions as well as serving all major university cities.
Some students may prefer to benefit from the 1-year Amazon Prime Student membership which includes unlimited One-Day Delivery on millions of items, unlimited streaming of thousands of movies and TV shows with Prime Video, access to a growing selection of over two million songs with Prime Music and much more. NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland have even thrown in a £10 Amazon.co.uk Gift Card.
The third option, a Tastecard, gives savvy students access to up to 50% off or 2 for 1 meals at participating restaurants as well as 40% off cinema tickets and 70% off hotels.
The new student account offers an interest free overdraft*, as well as a mobile banking app to help students better manage their finances on the move. The account also offers GetCash, which can be used to withdraw money without a bankcard.
Haydn Williams Head of Student Accounts at NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland said, “Our Student Account helps students to stay on top of their finances, whether it is through the mobile banking app, perks to suit every student lifestyle or access to their money when they need it most using Get Cash.”
*Students can apply for up to £500 interest free overdraft in their first term and up to a maximum of £2,000 throughout their studies.
This information is for media use only and is not a financial promotion.
To apply you must be aged 17 or over & completing a full-time undergraduate course that lasts at least 2 years; completing a full-time post-graduate course; or training as a nurse, at a UK university or college of higher education. If you want to apply for the Arranged Overdraft too, you'll need to be aged 18 or above and a permanent UK resident (ordinarily resident in the UK for 3 years or more)
The 1 year Amazon Prime Student membership and a £10 Amazon.co.uk Gift Card is applicable to over 18s only.
Prime Student is a service provided by Amazon.co.uk. Amazon.co.uk is not a sponsor of this promotion. Restrictions apply to Amazon.co.uk Gift Card – see www.amazon.co.uk/gc-legal.
Allows to get up to 50% off food or 2-for-1 meals at participating restaurants. Plus save on cinema tickets, hotels and more. Valid for four years (smartphone required).
Get Cash allows customers to withdraw up to £130 within their daily limit from any NatWest, Royal Bank of Scotland or Tesco cash machine to get your money. Customers must have £10 minimum funds available including overdraft.
Mobile banking app available on selected smartphones to NatWest and Royal Bank of Scotland customers with Online Banking and a UK or international mobile number in specific countries.