Current accounts

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Current accounts

A current account is an 'everyday' bank account. It's most likely the one which you'll pay your bills from, and get paid into - so it's pretty important. Switching current accounts used to be a big deal thanks to all the admin. But with the new switch service offered by most banks, it's now very easy for consumers to make the most of switch incentives and packaged accounts.

This section of the site is dedicated to current accounts and provides everything you need to get a great deal. Here you will find our current account comparison table and the product library, with in-depth information and customer reviews.

How to choose a current account wisely

With so many different types of current account on the market, it's good to know what you want from your account before searching. Are you happy to pay a monthly fee in return for added benefits? Do you just want a free, basic account? If you know what you're looking for before you start, your search becomes much easier. A good place to start is our current account comparison table. If you need some pointers before starting your search, have a read of our simple guide to applying for a current account.

Top current accounts by OPTIOSCORE
  • 1. M&S | Current Account 83.6/100 Apply

  • 2. First Direct | Current Account 82.5/100 Apply

  • 3. Nationwide | FlexStudent Current Account 78.1/100 Apply

  • 4. Halifax | Student Current Account 72.8/100 Apply

  • 5. NatWest | Select Account 69.2/100 Apply
Top current accounts by review
  • 1. First Direct | Current Account
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  • 2. Think Money Current Account Plus
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  • 3. Santander | 123 Current Account
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  • 4. RBS | Select Account
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  • 5. NatWest | Select Account
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Top current accounts by interest
  • 1. M&S | Current Account 5.0% Apply

  • 2. Tesco | Current Account 3.0% Apply

  • 3. Santander | 123 Student Current Account 3.0% Apply

  • 4. Santander | 123 Current Account 1.5% Apply

  • 5. Halifax | Ultimate Reward Account 1.5% Apply