How much can I apply to loan?
Dot Dot Loans have 2 types of loan products. Short term loans between 2 and 9 months and loan amounts between £200 & £1000 carry a Representative APR of 1255%. You can also borrow between £1500 & £4000 for loan periods up to 48 months which have a Representative APR of 99.9% (if you qualify). New short-term loan customers can borrow up to a limit of £600, while returning customers can borrow up to £1,000 (depending on how well managed the previous loan was).
How soon do I have to repay the loan?
Dot Dot Loans offer repayment schedules of either 3, 6 or 9 months for short term loans and up to 48 months for personal loans.
What sort of interest should I expect to repay?
Short-term Dot Dot Loans advertise an APR of 1255%, with a daily interest rate of 0.80%.
Borrowing £300 would require a total payment of £460.89. This is based on a 3 month repayment schedule of 3 equal instalments of £153.63, using a fixed annual rate of 292% and a representative APR of 1255%.
Borrow £2500 over 24 months with monthly repayment of £198.68 and the total amount payable is£4768.25 at an Interest rate 71.1% p.a. (fixed). 99.9% APR Representative.
How quickly will I receive the money?
Loans approved and agreed before 3.30pm Monday to Sunday will be transferred on the same day. For loans approved after that time the funds will be received the following day.
Are there any late payment fees?
Dot Dot Loans say you will not be charged for any missed or late payments.
Can I repay a Dot Dot Loan early?
Yes, you need to contact the customer service team who will tell you the amount that needs to be paid. No initial mention is made of additional fees or costs. You may also be entitled to a rebate of interest.
How do I apply for a Dot Dot Loan?
The only limitations placed on applying for a Dot Dot Loan is that you have to be:
- Aged 18 years or over
- A full UK resident
- Currently in employment (no mention of minimum income is made)
- Valid email address and working mobile number
The application is made online, and Dot Dot Loans will ask for further details related to expenditure, outgoing and bank account information. They will also use a system called ‘Open Banking’ to check the activity of your bank account via an API.
Are Dot Dot Loans regulated by the FCA?
Yes, they can be found on the FCA register under Shelby Finance Ltd and have been authorised to by the FCA since 30/3/16.
How can I contact Dot Dot Loans’ customer service team?
You can call 0333 240 6215, Monday to Friday 8am to 7pm, and Saturday 9am to 2pm.
No direct email address is available, but you can send a message via the Contact Us page.
Can I see Dot Dot Loans on social media?
The company has no presence on Twitter or Facebook.
How do they fare with customer reviews?
Dot Dot Loans have an ‘Excellent’ rating on Trustpilot, with 4.6/5 from 444 reviews, which is correct as of March 2020.
Do Dot Dot Loans offer an online account?
You can manage your loan via their online portal, where you can keep on top of your scheduled instalments and also make payments.
Dot Dot Loans summary
Dot Dot Loans provide short-term and personal loans to consumers and have been active since 2017.
First-time customers of short term loans are able to loan between £200 and £600, and returning customers can apply for a loan of up to £1,000, depending on how their previous loan was managed.
They offer repayment terms of either 3, 6 or 9 months, with a representative APR of 1255% and a daily interest rate of 0.80%.
Loans agreed before 3pm will ensure the money is sent the same day, with anything after that time taking place the next day.
Dot Dot Loans do not charge for missed payments. You have the option to repay early and you may also be able to claim a rebate on interest.
To apply for a Dot Dot loan you must be:
- At least 18 years old
- A UK resident
- In part-time or full-time employment
- The owner of a working mobile number and email address
The company has a positive rating on Trustpilot of 4.6/5 and are authorised & regulated by the FCA under Shelby Finance Ltd.