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Costco ALMOST got me to bite today......

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Costco ALMOST got me to bite today......

Since Sams will accept AMEX and my gameplan is to run all my regular expenses through my AMEX chatge card I decided to pick up a Costco membership today. Pretty cool that the executive membership can earn 2% cash back!

 

Well anyway the rep. was pushing that True Earnings AMEX HARD on me. Had to say no like 10 times!!! I like my relationship with AMEX currently and I wouldn't want any bad things *cough FR cough* coming my way.

 

I did good today!! Smiley Happy

 

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Re: Costco ALMOST got me to bite today......

Pretty looking card!


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drkaje wrote:

Pretty looking card!


You would say something like that................Smiley Very Happy

 




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Re: Costco ALMOST got me to bite today......

Shiny, too! Smiley Happy


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drkaje wrote:

Shiny, too! Smiley Happy


I actually seen one while I was there.......I must say it was elegant. Too bad it can't find a spot in my lineup cause i'm GARDENING!!!!! Smiley Surprised

 

Smiley Very Happy

 




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I've always found it interesting that you can order from SamsClub.com & use your AMEX, but not in the store. You can buy Walmart shopping cards in-store, pay with AMEX (earn membership rewards) & use dually at Sam's Club online/in-store. I don't know if it's the swipe fee they're avoiding or what, but that's how I've gotten around using my Anex green. Someday maybe the True Earnings Costco card for me, but I'd have to drive 20 miles to the nearest location & gas is $3.65/gallon regular.

 

SisterGirl 

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SisterGirl wrote:

I've always found it interesting that you can order from SamsClub.com & use your AMEX, but not in the store. You can buy Walmart shopping cards in-store, pay with AMEX (earn membership rewards) & use dually at Sam's Club online/in-store. I don't know if it's the swipe fee they're avoiding or what, but that's how I've gotten around using my Anex green. Someday maybe the True Earnings Costco card for me, but I'd have to drive 20 miles to the nearest location & gas is $3.65/gallon regular.

 

SisterGirl 


They have exclusive deals with each other.

 

Sams is exclusive with Discover. You cannot use a Visa CC only debit card. You can use MC.

 

Costco is AMEX exclusive. Correct me if im wrong here guys can you use VISA/MC there?

 

 

 




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LS2982 wrote:

SisterGirl wrote:

I've always found it interesting that you can order from SamsClub.com & use your AMEX, but not in the store. You can buy Walmart shopping cards in-store, pay with AMEX (earn membership rewards) & use dually at Sam's Club online/in-store. I don't know if it's the swipe fee they're avoiding or what, but that's how I've gotten around using my Anex green. Someday maybe the True Earnings Costco card for me, but I'd have to drive 20 miles to the nearest location & gas is $3.65/gallon regular.

 

SisterGirl 


They have exclusive deals with each other.

 

Sams is exclusive with Discover. You cannot use a Visa CC only debit card. You can use MC.

 

Costco is AMEX exclusive. Correct me if im wrong here guys can you use VISA/MC there?

 

 

 


Nop you cannot use VISA/MC CC in Costco, just Debit, and AMEX Smiley Wink 

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drkaje wrote:

Shiny, too! Smiley Happy


OMG!!  SHINEY!!! SPARKLY!!! 

 

 

noooooooooooooo!!!  Smiley Tongue


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zerobacan wrote:

LS2982 wrote:

SisterGirl wrote:

I've always found it interesting that you can order from SamsClub.com & use your AMEX, but not in the store. You can buy Walmart shopping cards in-store, pay with AMEX (earn membership rewards) & use dually at Sam's Club online/in-store. I don't know if it's the swipe fee they're avoiding or what, but that's how I've gotten around using my Anex green. Someday maybe the True Earnings Costco card for me, but I'd have to drive 20 miles to the nearest location & gas is $3.65/gallon regular.

 

SisterGirl 


They have exclusive deals with each other.

 

Sams is exclusive with Discover. You cannot use a Visa CC only debit card. You can use MC.

 

Costco is AMEX exclusive. Correct me if im wrong here guys can you use VISA/MC there?

 

 

 


Nop you cannot use VISA/MC CC in Costco, just Debit, and AMEX Smiley Wink 


Thats just grimy lol. Well im SOL if AMEX decides they dont wanna play with me no more...... Smiley Surprised

 




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