Silver Mastercard with purchase protection

KBC Silver Credit Card

  • Pay securely worldwide and online
  • Extra protection for what you buy on your card
  • Our cheapest credit card

Silver Mastercard with purchase protection

KBC Silver Credit Card

  • Pay securely worldwide and online
  • Extra protection for what you buy on your card
  • Our cheapest credit card

What is a credit card?

A credit card is a payment card that lets you pay for things or withdraw cash at home and abroad. Payments by credit card don’t leave your account straightaway, but are rather charged to your account at a fixed time every month.

Why might a Silver Mastercard credit card be useful?

Mastercard Silver Credit Card

Our Silver Mastercard is the ideal credit card for occasional use. It lets you easily book holidays, shop online or make larger purchases, with a spending limit of up to 2,500 euros a month.

What are the benefits of a Silver Mastercard credit card?

Select a benefit for more details.

1. Payments and cash withdrawals worldwide

  • Fast payments across the world using the Mastercard network
  • Online shopping and travel and ticket reservations
  • Cash withdrawals at ATMs worldwide

2. Extended warranty insurance

This cover adds a further two years to the two-year warranty required by law.

If your dishwasher or power drill gives up the ghost after three years, you will receive compensation for the cost of repairing or replacing it provided the item was purchased using your KBC Silver Credit Card.

What’s excluded?

  • Damage caused intentionally by you
  • Ordinary wear and tear

Good to know

  • The insurer is London General Insurance Company Ltd., established at Twenty Kingston Road, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, TW18 4LG, United Kingdom, licensed under code 987 to provide insurance services for covering financial losses (class 16) via its branch office in Belgium, located at Steenpoeldreef 11, 1850 Grimbergen.
  • The administrator is TWG Services Ltd., established at Twenty Kingston Road, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, TW18 4LG, United Kingdom, regulated by the British Financial Conduct Authority and registered in the UK under number 312440, with a branch in the Netherlands, conducting business there under the name The Warranty Group Europe, Nederland, established at Paasheuvelweg 1, 1105 BE Amsterdam, conducting business in Belgium within the framework of the free provision of services and licensed under code number 39900 A to act as an insurance intermediary, acting in this regard as administrator on behalf of London General Insurance Company Ltd.
  • The conditions of cover are available from all KBC Bank branches and at www.kbc.be/en/silver. The applicable general conditions alone determine your right to compensation from the insurer.
  • You can submit any advertising complaints you may have to complaints@kbc.be, tel. 0800 62 084 or ombudsman@ombudsfin.be, www.ombudsfin.be. You can submit any insurance complaints you may have by e-mailing info.be@thewarrantygroup.com or info@ombudsman.as,  www.ombudsman.as.
  • You must register for the insurance policy in order to benefit from its cover. Signing up is free of charge. You can submit a claim under the insurance as long as your credit card is active and you have paid the card fee. The insurance ends automatically when the contract between KBC Bank NV and the insurer is terminated.
  • Belgian law applies.
  • This insurance is a class 16 product (financial loss insurance).
  • For a quote, please contact your KBC insurance intermediary.

3. Purchase protection insurance

This cover protects your purchases against accidental damage and aggravated theft (involving violence or forced entry) for up to 90 days after purchase. The items have to have cost over 50 euros and been purchased using your KBC Silver Credit Card.

If you catch your new jersey on a door handle after a week, that’s covered.

What’s excluded?

  • Damage caused intentionally by you
  • Ordinary wear and tear

Good to know

  • The insurer is London General Insurance Company Ltd., established at Twenty Kingston Road, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, TW18 4LG, United Kingdom, licensed under code 987 to provide insurance services for covering financial losses (class 16) via its branch office in Belgium, located at Steenpoeldreef 11, 1850 Grimbergen.
  • The administrator is TWG Services Ltd., established at Twenty Kingston Road, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, TW18 4LG, United Kingdom, regulated by the British Financial Conduct Authority and registered in the UK under number 312440, with a branch in the Netherlands, conducting business there under the name The Warranty Group Europe, Nederland, established at Paasheuvelweg 1, 1105 BE Amsterdam, conducting business in Belgium within the framework of the free provision of services and licensed under code number 39900 A to act as an insurance intermediary, acting in this regard as administrator on behalf of London General Insurance Company Ltd.
  • The conditions of cover are available from all KBC Bank branches and at www.kbc.be/en/silver. The applicable general conditions alone determine your right to compensation from the insurer.
  • You can submit any advertising complaints you may have to complaints@kbc.be, tel. 0800 62 084 or ombudsman@ombudsfin.be, www.ombudsfin.be. You can submit any insurance complaints you may have by e-mailing info.be@thewarrantygroup.com or info@ombudsman.as,  www.ombudsman.as.
  • You must register for the insurance policy in order to benefit from its cover. Signing up is free of charge. You can submit a claim under the insurance as long as your credit card is active and you have paid the card fee. The insurance ends automatically when the contract between KBC Bank NV and the insurer is terminated.
  • Belgian law applies.
  • This insurance is a class 16 product (financial loss insurance).
  • For a quote, please contact your KBC insurance intermediary.

4. Standard spending limit of 2,500 euros

A Silver Mastercard from KBC has a standard spending limit of 2,500 euros a month.
If you want to alter your limit, you can do so in KBC Touch.

5. Our cheapest credit card

For as little as 3 euros a month, you have the convenience of a KBC Silver Credit Card, including your current account.

6. Flexible repayments

Your credit card spending is generally deducted from your account in one go in the next month. If you want to spread your repayments over several months, link your KBC credit card to a KBC Flex Budget facility. This extra cash reserve can be repaid at your own pace. In exchange for a certain rate of interest, you choose how much you pay off every month.

Learn more about a KBC Flex Budget facility.

7. Contactless payments

This lets you pay using your credit card without having to enter its PIN. All you have to do is hold your card against the terminal. If you’d sooner not, you can disable the option in KBC Touch.

Find out more about contactless payments.

What does a Silver Mastercard credit card cost?

Price of a KBC Plus Account with a KBC Silver Credit Card 3 euros per month ((2 euros for the KBC Plus Account, 1 euro for the credit card)

Withdrawing cash in euros

  • At an ATM: 1% of the amount, with a minimum charge of 5 euros
  • Over the counter at a bank or bureau de change located abroad: 2% with a minimum charge of 5 euros

Withdrawing cash in a foreign currency

  • At an ATM: 1% of the amount (with a minimum charge of 5 euros) + 1.6% commission
  • Over the counter at a bank or bureau de change located abroad: 2% (with a minimum charge of 5 euros) + 1.6% commission

How do you apply for a Silver Mastercard credit card?

Apply for your credit card online

Log in on KBC Touch from your PC or tablet
If your application is approved, you can sign digitally
Your credit card is posted to you

If you don't use KBC Touch yet, contact KBC Live.

Apply for your credit card online

Log in on KBC Mobile
If your application is approved, you can sign digitally
Your credit card is posted to you

If you don't use KBC Mobile yet, contact KBC Live.

How can you use a Silver Mastercard credit card?

The KBC Silver Credit Card is a credit card issued by: KBC Bank NV, with registered office at Havenlaan 2, 1080 Brussels, Belgium, VAT BE 0462.920.226, RLP Brussels, FSMA 026256 A.

KBC Flex Budget is an open-ended credit facility linked to the KBC Silver Credit Card, KBC Gold Credit Card or KBC Platinum Credit Card and used as an additional means for drawing credit.

Lender and credit card issuer: KBC Bank NV. Subject to your card or credit application being approved by KBC Bank NV.

The annual percentage rates of charge of 12.44% for a KBC Silver Credit Card with KBC Flex Budget are calculated on the basis of the following assumptions:

  • *the standard credit amount is 2,500 euros for a KBC Silver Credit Card with KBC Flex Budget;
  • *the stated credit amount is drawn down immediately and in full by means of payment at a retailer; paying at retailers within the SEPA is the most common way the card is used;
  • *the variable debit rate of interest stands at 10,09% for a KBC Silver Credit Card with KBC Flex Budget;
  • *the fee for the credit card is 22 euros for a KBC Silver Credit Card with KBC Flex Budget;
  • *the credit has a term of one year;
  • *the credit amount is repaid in equal monthly instalments (at the end of each period); debit interest is calculated based on projected credit use and principal repayments. 

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