Credit Cards Star Ratings 2016

2017
5-Star Rated Winners

Low Fee Credit Cards

  • ASB Bank
  • Kiwibank

Low Rate Credit Cards

  • ASB Bank
  • BNZ
  • Westpac

Rewards Card

  • BNZ
  • Gem
  • Warehouse Money
  • Westpac

Flight Rewards Card

  • American Express
  • ANZ Bank
  • Kiwibank
  • Westpac

Numbers crunched by Canstar Researchers

Methodology Rating Results Compare Credit Cards
45 Credit cards rated
34 Rewards credit cards rated
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Low fee cards 2 x 5-star rated products
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Low rate cards 3 x 5-star rated products
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Rewards cards 4 x 5-star rated products
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Flight Rewards cards 7 x 5-star rated products
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What's the difference between Visa and MasterCard?

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Zero fee credit cards on the rise

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About Star Ratings

Canstar's Star Ratings are unique. We evaluate literally thousands of products from hundreds of financial institutions. Our expert researchers analyse every product by comparing price and features to determine what represents value.

View 2016 Credit Card Star Ratings (January)

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