Reward Platinum Current Account | Royal Bank of Scotland

Reward Platinum current account

Great benefits plus Rewards. It all adds up.
£18 per month.

Mobile and worldwide travel insurance   

UK car breakdown cover   

3% Rewards on 7 types of household bills paid by Direct Debit 

To apply you must be 18 or over and a UK resident

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To apply, you need to be aged 18 or over and permanently resident in the UK.

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All these great benefits for just £18 per month

Travel Benefits

Worldwide Travel Insurance

Worldwide travel insurance that covers you and your family for trips of up to 31 days. The policy also includes winter sports and £10 million medical expenses cover (underwritten by U K Insurance Limited).

What you should know:

  • Family cover includes you and your partner, plus any dependent children under age 18 at the start of the journey, (under 23 if they’re in full-time education). Children must be living at the home address (or with the other parent), and be neither married or in a Civil Partnership.
  • Your partner is the person you, the account holder, live with at the same home address in a relationship, whether married or cohabiting.
  • If anyone covered by the policy is aged 70 or over, there’s a £50 annual premium per person insured aged 70 or over.
  • If you have a medical condition, please click here or call 0345 609 0456 (or Minicom number 0370 600 0856) to confirm your premiums and cover. Lines are open 8am-8pm Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm Saturday, 10am-5pm Sunday and 9am -5pm on bank holidays. We are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year's Day and Easter Sunday. Calls may be recorded.
Travel money

Get preferential rates on foreign currency from our Travel Money service – we’ll even deliver the money to your door.

What you should know:
  • Orders must be online or over the phone through membership services to receive preferential rates
  • Minimum order of £100 applies.

Protection Benefits

Mobile Phone Insurance

Your policy covers your mobile phone for loss, theft, accidental damage and if your phone stops working (underwritten by Aviva Insurance Limited).

What you should know:

  • The policy covers unauthorised calls up to £2,500 (inc VAT) for monthly contracts and up to £100 (inc VAT) for pay as you go customers
  • Covers account holders’ phones only
  • 2 phones are covered if you have a joint account
  • The replacement value per phone is unlimited (excluding cosmetic embellishments with precious metals, stones or crystals)
  • There is a £75 excess.
UK Car Breakdown Cover

Our partners, Green Flag will get you and your vehicle home, or to your preferred location, anywhere in the UK (underwritten by U K Insurance Limited).

What you should know:

  • Full national service - anywhere in the UK, including homecall
  • Cover for vehicles you own that are  kept and registered at your home address
  • Anyone driving or travelling in the vehicle owned by you is covered too
  • Limited to 5 callouts in any 12 months
  • Doesn't cover any repair costs once the insured vehicle has been transported to a garage or repairer

Lifestyle benefits                                    

National Trust for Scotland days out


Discover some of Scotland's treasures with two family day passes each year at a selected range of National Trust for Scotland properties.

What you should know:
  • Choice of over 130 places to visit in Scotland
  • Each pass is valid for two adults and three children aged 5-16 (under 5's do not count towards the three and incur no additional cost)
  • Includes car parking at no additional cost
  • You can also visit National Trust sites in the rest of the UK


2 for 1 or 50% off at thousands of restaurants UK wide.

What you should know:
  • Some restaurants may exclude tastecard use on Friday or Saturday evenings, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day, the whole of December and potentially other “event” type days
  • Where restaurants offer 50% off they may limit the number of people; where restaurants offer 2 for 1 this does not include side dishes or extras
  • Some restaurants require the customer to book prior to arriving at restaurants.

3% in Rewards on these bills when you pay by Direct Debit

As soon as your available Rewards balance is the equivalent of £5 or more, you can convert your Rewards to money, which you can either transfer into your Royal Bank of Scotland current account or use towards reducing your Reward credit card balance. Rewards can also be exchanged for gift cards at selected retailers or converted to money and donated to participating charities.

Calculate how many Rewards you could earn

Payments to billing organisations but which are for other services such as maintenance, repairs or insurance will not earn Rewards.

Account features when banking with us

Ways to bank

Access your account anytime with 24-hour UK call centres, online banking or our mobile app. We also have one of the UK's largest branch networks.

We have lots of ways to bank with us, whether you want to use your mobile phone, tablet, or even use one of our mobile branches in more rural locations in the UK. There's plenty of ways to make managing your money easier.

App available on most smartphones, to Royal Bank of Scotland customers with Online Banking and a UK mobile number.


Ways to bank with us

Get cash without your bank card

Our mobile app lets you withdraw money (up to £130 of your money per day) from Royal Bank of Scotland, NatWest or Tesco cash machines.

Get Cash is a function on our Mobile Banking app that lets you withdraw money quickly without using your bank card. It's great for those times, when you pop out during your lunch hour, but don't have cash on you.


More about Get Cash

Pay your contacts with our mobile app

Pay Your Contacts lets you send money to someone aged 16 and over with a UK mobile number who has a UK Visa Debit card.

Paying money to anyone with a valid UK Visa debit, credit or prepaid card is simple – all you need is their mobile number and your Mobile Banking app. Open your Mobile app, click on the ‘Pay Your Contacts’ option, enter their mobile number, the amount you want to pay them and add a personal message.

If the person you’re paying is a Royal Bank of Scotland Mobile app user, they’ll receive a text and the money will be in their account instantly.


More about mobile payments

Opening an account or switching to Royal Bank of Scotland

What you need when opening an account

Opening a new current account with us is easy. Find out what documents you need when applying for an account.

To apply in a branch please try and have a UK Passport or Driving licence to hand along with a working credit or debit card.

It's easy to switch to us

Switching bank accounts from one UK bank or building society to another is simple with the Current Account Switch Service. It takes just 7 working days.

On your switch date, your payments, such as Direct Debits, Standing Orders and Bill Payments, will transfer to your new account. Any credit balance from your old account will have been transferred, your new account will be ready to use and your old account will be closed, if you wish.

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