I've been a loyal customer of Capital One for around 15 yrs and for that loyalty Capital One increased my interest rate to almost 35%!!!
I questioned why and was fobbed of with a generic answer so i asked why i had such a high rate when my house mate applied for a card with them, just 12 months after getting a CCJ and has an interest rate almost half that of mine - again a generic response along the lines of we can't discuss another account...
I then went to the CEO of Capital One to ask why they were treating me in this way and yet again i received a generic get lost response from their executive office - as the CEO can't even be bothered to look at my complaint personally.
All in all Capital One seem to favor people with bad debt or poor credit history offering them preferential interest rates and sting there long term loyal customers to cover the risk.
Staying loyal to this company means nothing and as with other reviewers i have to agree that their customer service is diabolical,
If you have a poor history then maybe they are for you but once they class you as a loyal customer expect to be stung and stung hard
My account will be closed by the end of this month and i WILL NEVER USE OR RECOMMEND Capital One to anyone.
Their accounts and credit cards are not consolidated even for business banking. So you have logins for every different credit card holder and the main company. Ridiculous! Of course they don't tell you this when enrolling (this was last month, not years ago). They say upgrades are coming soon.......
Capital One Bank international wire transfer service is horrible since they merged with Chevy Chase Bank. Their international wire transfer service hour is 9 am to 2 pm. weekday.
(they do not international wire transfer on Saturday). I am working full time but I took the day off on Friday and went to Capital One Bank and do completed international wires transfer. However, the banker called later and said it is declined because banker did not put to wire purpose.
I do not understand why they need to know for transfer purpose, it is my money and will be withdrawal from my account (actually for my family support). They already checked my drive license and I got copy of transferred receipt, I asked them if they can fax to me I can put my signature and re-fax to them. But they denied my suggestion and told me that I have to stop by bank again. They should provide all information and make sure their job before customer finally stepped out of bank door.
This is second time, I got rejected. Last time, another Capital One branch banker made type error it also rejected. I never have seen like that before any of poor customer services. It is terrible and stupid banking system!!!