With current account fees on the rise, is it time to switch?

Customers rarely change accounts, but as costs go up here are the options if you do

Some current accounts now offer digital payment solutions such as Apple or Google Pay. Photograph: iStock

Some current accounts now offer digital payment solutions such as Apple or Google Pay. Photograph: iStock

As banks increasingly hike how much they charge customers for everyday banking, consumers still have a window in which they can express their disapproval by switching. Whether they will or not however, is another thing.

Despite the widespread application of the switching code, which helps consumers switch accounts quickly and effectively, Irish based banking customers are still reluctant to do so.

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