|Account name||eSaver (Issue 15)|
|What is the interest rate?|| |
Interest is calculated daily and added to this account annually or monthly on the anniversary of account opening. Once the frequency has been chosen (annual or monthly interest), this can’t be changed.
|Can Santander change the interest rate?||Yes, the rate can go up or down e.g. in response to industry and market conditions. If the rate goes down, we’ll let you know around 2 months before the rate changes. |
|What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a £1,000 deposit?|| |
Estimates assume that the account is opened and deposit made on 1st of the month, interest is paid annually and no change to interest rates.
Estimates assume no further deposits or withdrawals made and no change to interest rates.
|How do I open and manage my account?||To open the account you must be: |
To be eligible for the higher interest rate you must be a 1|2|3 World or a Santander Select customer at point of opening. For joint accounts, at least one person must be either a 1|2|3 World or a Santander Select customer.
Manage the account
|Can I withdraw money?||Yes, withdrawals can be made at any time by transfer to another account in Online and Mobile Banking. |
|Additional information||You can cancel the account within 14 days of opening and your money will be returned in full with interest. |
The eSaver is subject to availability. Rates and information correct as at 2 February 2017.
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Everything you need to know before you apply
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You can apply for the eSaver savings account if you:
are at least 16 years of age
are a UK resident
have at least £1 to deposit when you open your account
are signed up or are going to be signed up for Online or Mobile Banking
To get a higher rate of interest on your eSaver you must also be a 1|2|3 World or Santander Select customer.
A Santander 1|2|3 World customer is someone who holds one of our 1|2|3 current accounts, 1|2|3 Credit Card (including additional card holders) or the 1|2|3 Mini Account (in Trust). Trustees are not classed as 1|2|3 World customers. All customers must meet the eligibility for each product and 1|2|3 World offer. Find out more about 1|2|3 World
To join Santander Select you must have a current account with Santander and meet one of the following criteria: pay your main income of at least £5,000 per month into a Santander current account (excluding transfers from other Santander accounts), or maintain £75,000 in any Santander investment(s), savings or current account, or have a property worth at least £500,000 with a Santander mortgage. Find out more about Santander Select
Please ensure you select the correct button below. If you select the wrong option it may result in you receiving the incorrect interest rate or the account being closed.
|Not a 1|2|3 World or Santander Select customer||1|2|3 World and Santander Select customers|
Apply by phone
Call us on 0800 032 4601. Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday-Friday and 8am to 4pm Saturday.
Apply in branch
Find your nearest branch or call 0800 085 1553 to make an appointment. Lines are open 8am to 9pm Monday-Friday and 8am to 4pm Saturday.
How long will it be before your account is open?
If you already bank online with us, your account will be open and you'll be able to see it in Online Banking within 48 hours of submitting your application.
If you need to register for Online Banking, your account will be open within 48 hours and we'll register you for Online Banking automatically. You will have access to your eSaver savings account when you've received all your Online Banking log on details which usually takes about 1 week.
Rates and information correct as at 2 February 2017.
To find your savings interest rate you can use our Interest Rate Finder.
If you hold a Fast Access, SIPP Fast Access, Special Reserve, Cash ISA (TOISA), Retirement Investment Account (ANRIA), Santander Shareholder Account, Treasurers Instant Saver or Charity Investment Account, details of your interest rates can be found here (pdf).
We're sorry to hear that you are thinking about closing your savings account or cash ISA. Please call 0800 9 123 123. Lines open 7am to 9pm Monday to Saturday and 8am to 9pm Sundays.
AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate and shows what the interest rate would be if we paid interest and added it to your account each year.
Gross rate explained
The gross rate is the interest rate we pay where no income tax has been deducted.