Tesco’s leading supermarket has now evolved into a convenient banking solution. Tesco Bank offers its customers a variety of credit cards that offer interest-free periods for easy purchases. Looks like Tesco has something for everyone’s debt needs. You can easily manage your Tesco credit card through online banking.
Here’s how you can activate your Tesco credit card, view your accounts, make payments, and view your statements online.
Activate Your Card through Tesco’s Online Banking App
As soon as you receive your Tesco Bank credit card, the most convenient way to activate it is through Tesco Bank’s mobile banking app. Just download the app on your phone and you will get complete guidance from there.
When you log in to the app, you will see a picture of the credit card on the landing page. Click ‘Activate your card’ and then enter your CVV number which is engraved on the back. Your Tesco credit card will then be activated.
You can call the customer service of the bank on their telephone number 0345 300 4278 * (Minicom 0345 671 0676 *). The operator will ask you to enter your 16 digit credit card number so it is best to keep the card in hand.
If you are registered for online banking, you will need to enter selected digits from your security number. If there are other cardholders in this account, this action will also activate their cards.
Check Your Tesco Credit Card Details Online
You can log on to your credit card online by viewing your online banking overview. It will display a summary of the credit card along with your available credit and current balance. The app will show you the most recent transactions in the tile that you can click to learn more details.
Manage Your Tesco Credit Card Online
Tesco credit cards can be easily managed through online banking.
- If your card is lost or stolen, you can report it and get a new card without any hassle.
- You can temporarily block your card; So you can’t use it for any transaction without any pending transaction.
- You can only unblock when you are ready to use the card again.
- If your card breaks, you can place a new order.
Online Payments and Transactions for Tesco Credit Card
There are several online payment options for credit cards. Online banking allows you to choose the amount to be paid.
One way is to set up a direct debit to pay the minimum amount. You can choose to pay any other amount or the entire balance. This feature is a great help for those who often forget to pay their credit card bills. Direct Debit is a hassle-free solution to this problem if you haven’t forgotten to enable it from the menu.
You can also use your debit card to make payments. If you do not have one, you can create a new debit card.
You can also send payments directly from your bank using the ‘Make a Payment Option’. This will give you a list of banks from which you can choose your bank to pay your bills. If your bank name is not on the list, transfer money directly from any of your bank accounts. All you need is your 16-digit Tesco credit card number as a reference for payment.