Whether it’s time to sort out your money, replace the family car or finally make a start on those home improvements, a personal loan could help.
Why choose a loan with us?
- Loans are available from £1,000 to £35,000 with terms from 1 to 10 years depending on loan amount and purpose
- Get an instant decision when you apply online
- Eligible customers can apply for a two month payment break - terms apply
- You can make additional payments to your loan with no extra charges, which could help you pay off your loan faster and save you money overall.
- You can pay off and close your loan account early. Find out more about early settlement charges
This calculator is designed to be illustrative only. If you apply for a loan we’ll need to assess your financial circumstances. This may change the interest rate and your monthly repayments. Our loans are available to UK residents aged 18 and over. Subject to status.
Buying a car with a loan
Found your dream car or just need to change your runaround? A Tesco Bank Loan could get you going.
Consolidate your debt with a loan
If it's right for you and your circumstances, a debt consolidation loan from Tesco Bank could help you manage your money better, with a simple monthly payment.
A loan for home improvements
A Tesco Bank Loan could be a smart way to upgrade and add value to your home, without adding to your mortgage.
Get a joint loan
If taking on a personal loan by yourself doesn't feel right for you, then a joint loan with a trusted friend, close relative or your partner may be the solution.
Pay for a wedding with a loan
Planning a big do, a smaller wedding, or something in between? A Tesco Bank Loan could help pay for the perfect day.
Plan a holiday with a loan
Thinking about the trip-of-a-lifetime? You could make your travel plans happen with a Tesco Bank Loan.
How our loans work
A loan gives you the money you need upfront and lets you spread the cost of paying it back. So whether it's a special holiday, a car or a new kitchen, a personal loan can make it more affordable.
Loans are available to UK residents aged 18 and over. Rates will vary depending on loan amount, term and individual circumstances. Subject to status.
Tesco Bank Loans: PO Box 27014, Glasgow, G2 9FE
We offer unsecured personal loans
This means that if we decide to lend you money, it won't be secured on your home, car or other assets. You can then spend this money on the things you need.
Available repayment periods
You can apply for a loan term from 12 to 120 months depending on the loan amount and purpose. Just remember that the maximum repayment period might be lower for certain loan purposes.
Borrow exactly what you need
We offer loans to cover costs big and small and you can be specific about the amount you need, down to the pound.
How interest is charged
The interest rate is fixed for the life of the loan.
At the beginning of the loan we work out the interest you will pay over the whole length of your loan and add this to your loan amount. We calculate your interest charge by applying interest at a monthly rate based on the APR to the balance of your loan, as reduced by your monthly repayments. We add this to the loan amount and then divide this total by the number of monthly repayments.
The loans calculator will give you an example of what it might cost you based on the loan amount and term you want. However, the interest rate we offer may be higher depending on your individual circumstances.
How soon can I get my loan?
If you've been approved, you'll receive some important documents within five days, which you'll need to check, sign and return to us.
If you apply online, you’ll get an immediate decision and, if eligible, can digitally sign your loan agreement with us. We’ll then use Faster Payments to send the money directly to your bank account.
Once we're happy with the information you've sent, we'll fully approve your loan and pay the money into your bank account.
Take a payment break
Sometimes it can really take the pressure off when you don't have to start repaying your loan straight away, especially if you've got extra expenses to cover.
So when you apply for a loan, you might be eligible to apply for a payment break before stating your monthly loan repayments.
- This break is only available at the start of your loan.
- If your application for this option is successful, then the first payment would be taken the third month after the issue of the loan.
- Interest will be charged during the payment break and your overall loan period will be extended by two months, which means that you will pay an extra two months' interest.
- Your offer documentation will explain the terms of the payment break, so please read everything carefully.
Your payment is made by monthly direct debit from the account the loan is paid into. Your first payment will be made one month after issue of the loan on the date you have chosen in your application, unless you apply for an initial payment break (See under Payment Break tab).
You'll always know what you have to pay
All Tesco Bank Personal Loans are fixed rate. This means your monthly Direct Debit payments will be the same every month until your loan is paid off. Nice and simple.
What happens if a payment is late?
We'll charge £12 each time a loan payment is late and £12 when a default notice is issued.
Can I make additional payments to my loan?
Yes, you can do this at any time at no extra cost. It may help pay off your loan faster, reducing the amount of interest you pay which would save you money overall. You can learn all about what this means for your loan on our page about additional payments.
Can I pay off my loan early?
You can do this at any time which could save you money on interest charges. Remember to factor in a two-month interest fee when you settle early though. For more on early settlement figures visit our page on paying your loan off early.
Credit checks during application
We'll carry out a credit reference search when you apply for a loan and a credit score will be calculated based on the information you enter and your credit reference information. This will help us make a decision on whether or not we're able to lend to you. We'll then let you know the decision and what the status of your application is.
Who provides these loans
Our loans are provided by Tesco Bank, PO Box 27014, Glasgow, G2 9FE
What do we mean by Annual Percentage Rate (APR) and annual rate of interest?
The APR is the total cost of borrowing, as a percentage of the amount you owe, over a year. The APR is calculated from the annual rate of interest plus any upfront fees. It gives you a way to compare the cost of different loan and credit offers.
The annual rate of interest is the amount of interest that will be charged on your loan, as a percentage of the amount you owe, over a year.
How to apply
Use our loans calculator to find out how much your repayments might be, and the interest you could end up paying.
Simply tell us the reason you'd like the loan, how much you'd like to borrow and the length of time to pay it back. Hit 'apply' to get a decision in as little as 10 minutes.
Contact us - we're here to help
Need a few questions answered? Our UK-based teams are here to talk to you seven days a week. Lines are open Monday to Friday, 8am-8pm, and Saturday to Sunday, 9am to 5pm.