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Barclays's Rewards?

Can anybody give any insight as to what might fall under the category of utilities for Barclay's. Obviously electricity would count but what about cable/internet. Any input would be greatly appreciated.



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Re: Barclays's Rewards?

I charge my cable bill, gas, water and sewer and receive double points on all charges, so I'm assuming they consider them Utilities.

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Re: Barclays's Rewards?

Thankya!



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Re: Barclays's Rewards?

My cell bill counts!
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Re: Barclays's Rewards?

< my cell bill works >

good to know.... who is your provider?

 



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Re: Barclays's Rewards?

I pay my water electric tv and cell bill for double points. I have att for my service provider and just a FYI sam's club counts as double points

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My AT&T cell bill is 2x.
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Re: Barclays's Rewards?


MissCredit9 wrote:

< my cell bill works >

good to know.... who is your provider?

 


Was ATT now TMO, both x2. My Time Warner x2 as well.

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Re: Barclays's Rewards?

My experience when I had the card was that anything you would call a utility, so did Barclays, so that was good.  I had wireless, wireline, internet and cable all on my telephone bills, so not a detailed test, but from others here it seems to work for all those individually.  My gas, electricity and water bills charged a surcharge (greater than 2%) for credit card usage so afte testing one of the once, I stopped charging them to the card!

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Re: Barclays's Rewards?

Does anyone know if car insurance counts towards Utilities for 2x points? I wouldn't think that it does, but I thought it was worth checking for some extra rewards. 

 

Thanks in advance!


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