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KBC Bank Ireland wins big at bonkers.ie awards for the third year running

08 February 2019

KBC scoops best mortgage for switchers and best mobile app experience at the bonkers.ie Awards last night.

KBC Bank Ireland has been awarded best mortgage for switchers and joint winner for best mobile app experience at the bonkers.ie awards. KBC beat off stiff competition at the ceremony in Dublin’s Mansion House last night. This is the third year running that the bank has been recognised at the awards.

KBC Bank Ireland’s Director of Products, Fergal O’Riagain said: “We are delighted to have our switcher mortgage offering recognised by the industry at last nights awards. At KBC we are committed to providing choice to a broad range of consumers which includes better long term value and lower mortgage repayments.These awards truly recognise and credit our value proposition, which we will continue to deliver.”

Last September, KBC lowered its 1, 2, 3 and 5-year fixed rates by between 0.25% and 0.55%, while maintaining its market leading 10-year fixed rates. The new fixed rates, together with KBC’s competitive variable rate mortgages and €3,000 to help with the costs associated with switching, have provided further choice for a broader range of consumers. 

KBC Bank Ireland’s Director of Transformation and Innovation, Kelvin Gillen, said: “We are delighted to receive the best mobile app award which acknowledges KBC’s market leading mobile app. Last August, we launched our newly revamped mobile banking app which provides an unrivalled customer experience, with a range of market first digital capabilities specifically designed in direct response to customer feedback.”

The banking needs and expectations of Irish consumers continue to evolve and so we must continue to evolve in meeting their needs. KBC puts customer centric innovation at the core of all that we do. We are proud that our team has continually led the way in change for the better when it comes to banking in Ireland.

KBC’s revamped mobile app creates an unrivalled banking experience with a range of market first digital capabilities designed to meet customers’ needs. The features include Instant Credit Card, Digital Personal Loans and a new first to market Lost/Stolen instant card replacement service which are experienced by customers through a market-leading user interface and experience.