HSBC Flexible Saver
Whether you’re saving for a wedding, a new car, a once-in-a-lifetime holiday or maybe all 3, you can open as many Flexible Saver accounts as you have reasons to save.
Open an account with £1. How much you save is up to you – you can put in a lump sum or save a little at a time, starting from just £1
Save a bit every month. You can choose to save by standing order, transferring a set amount into the account each month or by making a lump sum payment. There’s no maximum balance
Access your money instantly. This is an instant access account, so you can take out and transfer money whenever you need to, no notice required
Watch your money grow. You’ll earn interest on your savings – and, if you’re an HSBC Advance customer, you’ll enjoy preferential rates that could help you save even more. More on HSBC Advance
Manage your money anytime. Once opened, you can manage your account via telephone and online banking, the HSBC UK Mobile Banking app or in any of our branches
Open a Flexible Saver account today
Start saving for something special with just a £1 deposit.
Please read the important product information and check eligibility before you apply.
Key product information
How it works
Flexible Savers help you save for anything, in a way that suits you. You can start your Flexible Saver account with just £1, and pay in lump sums or set up a standing order to save a set amount each month.
It's an instant access account, so you can put in or take out money whenever you like. There are no charges for withdrawals.
You can open as many Flexible Saver accounts as you like – perhaps one for a wedding and another for a holiday.
What is the account name?
What is the interest rate?
0.01% AER / Gross
0.01% AER / Gross
Interest is calculated daily and credited to the account monthly.
Can HSBC change the interest rate?
Yes, we can change the interest rate on this account, in line with the account's Terms and Conditions.
What would the estimated balance be after 12 months based on a £1,000 deposit?
|Initial deposit||Interest rate||Balance at the end of 12 months|
|£1,000||0.01% AER / Gross||£1,000.10|
|Interest rate||0.01% AER / Gross|
|Balance at the end of 12 months||£1,000.10|
For the purpose of this calculation it is assumed:
- initial deposit of £1,000
- no further deposits
- no withdrawals
- no change to the interest rate during the 12 months
Projection provided for illustrative purposes only and does not take into account individual circumstances.
How do I open & manage my account?
- aged 16 years or over
How to open the account:
- this account can be opened in sole or joint names.
- open an account via online banking, telephone banking or in branch
- a minimum of £1 must be deposited to open the account.
- there is no maximum balance
How to manage the account:
- once opened you can manage your account via online banking, telephone banking, the HSBC Mobile Banking app or in branch
Can I withdraw money?
Yes, you have instant access to your account. You can make as many fee free withdrawals as you like.
A 14 day cancellation period applies to this account.
We do not deduct tax from any interest paid to you.
Tax benefits depend on individual circumstances and could change in the future.
- AER stands for Annual Equivalent Rate. This shows you what the gross rate would be if interest were paid and compounded each year.
- gross is the rate of interest if interest were paid and not compounded each year.
Rates correct to 17 June 2020
How to apply
Services in our branches and contact centres are currently limited because of the coronavirus outbreak. Unfortunately we are unable to offer new products in branches or contact centres, or set up appointments at the moment.
If you’ve opened a new account online recently, please allow extra time for your application to be processed as the queues are longer than usual – no need to call us, we’ll let you know when it’s ready to use.
We’re also receiving far more calls than usual, so our wait times are longer. Please check the information on our dedicated coronavirus hub page, which is updated regularly. Please only call us if it’s urgent, so we can help those most in need.
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If you have an HSBC current or another savings account and you're registered for online banking, you can apply online in minutes.
If you don’t have a HSBC current account please apply in your local branch.
Non-UK tax residents
If you’re liable to pay tax outside the UK, please apply at your local branch
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It only takes a few minutes. Then, once you receive your security details, you can apply online right away.
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