Fixed Rate Saver
Choose a 1-year or 2-year term, and deposit any amount from £2,000 to £1 million
Get a great interest rate. Earn between 0.30% AER / gross and 0.35% AER / gross, depending on the term you choose
Reinvest your savings. Before the end of the term, we'll write to you to ask you if you want to withdraw your money, start a new Fixed Rate Saver or discuss your options
Interest paid directly into your account. We’ll pay your interest into the HSBC account you used to pay your initial deposit
Know exactly what you'll get. Your interest rate remains fixed throughout the term, so you’ll know in advance exactly how much interest you'll earn
Close early if you need to. Provided the deposit is under £50,000, you can close the account early for a fee of 90 days’ interest. Do bear in mind that depending on when the withdrawal is made, you may get back less than you originally invested. If the deposit is £50,000 or over, you can't close your account or withdraw any money until the end of the deposit term
Apply for a Fixed Rate Saver
Know how much you’ll earn right from the start
Please read the important product information and check eligibility before you apply.
Looking to reinvest?
Fixed Rate Saver coming to an end?
If you’re thinking about what to do next, here are some maturity options. Depending on your circumstances, you could put your money into a new Fixed Rate Saver, consider other savings products, repay debts or explore investing.
Key product information
How it works
You choose a deposit term for your Fixed Rate Saver - either 1 or 2 years
You can deposit anything from £2,000 to £1 million. The money is locked away in the savings account for the whole of the term.
The interest rate depends on the amount you deposit and the length of the term. As the rate is fixed in advance, you know exactly how much interest you will earn by the end of the term.
The interest is paid directly into your HSBC current or savings account - the same one you used to pay in your initial deposit.
What is the account name?
Fixed Rate Savings
What is the interest rate?
|2 years||£2,000+||0.35% AER / Gross
||0.30% AER / Gross
0.35% AER / Gross
0.30% AER / Gross
- interest is calculated daily and credited either monthly or annually.
- if you choose monthly interest, we'll pay interest on the monthly anniversary of your account being opened. If you choose annual interest, we'll pay it on the anniversary of your account being opened.
The interest is paid directly into your HSBC current or savings account - the same one you use to pay in your initial deposit.
Can HSBC change the interest rate?
No, once your account is opened the rate will remain fixed for the duration of your fixed rate period.
What would the estimated balance be at the end of the term based on a range of deposits?
|Term||Deposit||Interest rate||Balance at end of term|
|2 years||£2,000||0.35% AER / Gross
||0.30% AER / Gross
0.35% AER / Gross
|Balance at end of term||£2,014.00|
0.30% AER / Gross
|Balance at end of term||£2,006.00|
For the purpose of these calculations, it is assumed:-
- initial deposit of £2,000
- no further deposits
- no withdrawals
- no change to the interest rate during the fixed term
Projection provided for illustrative purposes only and does not take into account individual circumstances.
How do I open & manage my account?
- aged 7 years or over
- have an HSBC current account or savings account (excluding an ISA, Regular Savings Account or Basic Bank Account) which you must maintain for the duration of the fixed term
- if you are aged between 7 years and 15 years you will need your application signed by a parent or guardian
- if you are aged 18 years or over, you may also open a beneficiary account for a child providing you also hold a Future Saver for Children in the same names. This can only be opened in branch
How to open the account:
- if you’re applying for a Fixed Rate Saver in your sole name you can apply on line, via telephone banking or pop into your local branch
- if you’re applying for a Fixed Rate Saver in joint names you can apply via telephone banking or pop into your local branch
- the Fixed Rate Saver funds will be transferred from a nominated account with HSBC UK Bank, please ensure that funds are available
- only one deposit per Fixed Rate Saver
- the minimum deposit is £2,000
- the maximum deposit is £1 million
How to manage the account
- once opened you can view your balance via online banking or via the HSBC UK Mobile Banking App. You can manage the account via telephone banking or in branch
Can I withdraw money?
Deposits of £50,000 or over: You can't close the product or withdraw any money until the end of your fixed rate period.
Deposits under £50,000: You can withdraw all of the money and close the product early, for a fee of 90 days interest. You can't withdraw part of the money.
At the end of the fixed rate period your account will be closed and your funds and interest paid into the account they came from unless you have asked us to reinvest some/all of your funds.
Can I access funds from a Fixed Rate Saver account early if I’ve been impacted by coronavirus?
Yes. We’ll be waiving access restrictions and early closure fees for the Fixed Rate Saver product if you need to access your money. Customers can still close their Regular Saver account and withdraw the funds if they need to, as normal.
There is no cancellation period with 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
Information correct to 17 June 2020
How to apply
Are you eligible?
- Are you aged 7 or over?
- Do you have an HSBC current account or savings account (excluding Loyalty Cash ISA, Regular Saver or Basic Bank Account)?
If you are eligible to open a Fixed Rate Saver, you can also open a beneficiary account in branch on behalf of a child aged 7 years or over.
(If you are aged between 7 years and 15 years you will need your application signing by your parent or guardian).
If you’re registered for Online Banking, login to apply for a Fixed Rate Saver in just a few minutes.
Not registered for online banking yet?
Register now - once you’ve received your security details, you’ll be able to apply for and manage your savings account online.
Apply in branch
Apply in branch
Our branches are offering a limited service because of coronavirus. We aren’t offering our Fixed Rate Savings Account in branches at the moment.
It's usually quickest to apply online, but if you're having trouble with your application, we're here to help - just head to our contact us page.
Before applying, please take the time to read the following documents. You may also want to save them for future reference.
How would you like to reinvest?
We have 3 ways for you to choose from – see below.
You can apply to reinvest your Fixed Rate Saver up to 90 days before and 90 days after the maturity date, and keep the same account number.
Please note rates are subject to change, so if you do instruct us to reinvest before maturity, the actual rate you receive will be the rate applicable on the day of maturity, not the rate applicable on the date you submitted your instruction to reinvest.
If we receive your instructions after your account has matured, the rate you receive, will be the rate available on the day your instruction is received by us.
We’ll write to you to confirm the interest rate and maturity date within two working days of the reinvestment.
How to reinvest
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I apply for a Fixed Rate Saver?
Am I eligible?
How much can I save?
How can I access my savings?
How is interest calculated?
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