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Walmart MasterCard

Well as well all know we should take what CSR's say with a fine tooth comb but i just thought i'd share my experience... I called Walmart Discover customer service to inquire about if we were going to get a new reward structure like the Sam's Club during the conversion to Mastercard and the representative replied that we will have the same benefits and rewards we have now..i sure hope shes just uninformed...

CH7 Filed (3/29/17) - 516 EQ, 517 TU, 483 EX -- Discharged (5/31/17) - 538 EQ 501 TU 559 EX
PenFed CLOC $500 - NFCU nRewards $1k - CreditOne $500 - VS $250 - Overstock $250 - KingSize $250 - Macys $5.8K (AU) - AmEx $1k (AU)
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Re: Walmart MasterCard

Um hold up. Walmart is offering MC or will all existing cards be switched to MC?
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Re: Walmart MasterCard

Its new its gonna be changing to Mastercard Network all Discovers will be transitioned to Mastercard http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-04-04/wal-mart-picks-mastercard-for-processing.html

 

and in comparison to the other thread created for Sams Club mastercards which are gonna become 5% gas, 3% restaurant and travel and 1% everything else i was inquiring if Walmart cards will get the same reward structure during the switch to MC.

CH7 Filed (3/29/17) - 516 EQ, 517 TU, 483 EX -- Discharged (5/31/17) - 538 EQ 501 TU 559 EX
PenFed CLOC $500 - NFCU nRewards $1k - CreditOne $500 - VS $250 - Overstock $250 - KingSize $250 - Macys $5.8K (AU) - AmEx $1k (AU)
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Ok I haven't received any notification from them so thanks for the info.
Do you know if the account opening well still be from the original DS date or will it be from the conversion date?
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I have no clue honestly its a very new article so most are still finding out i hope they give us more information soon but all of this according to the article should be completed throughout the year and Discovers will be phased out.
CH7 Filed (3/29/17) - 516 EQ, 517 TU, 483 EX -- Discharged (5/31/17) - 538 EQ 501 TU 559 EX
PenFed CLOC $500 - NFCU nRewards $1k - CreditOne $500 - VS $250 - Overstock $250 - KingSize $250 - Macys $5.8K (AU) - AmEx $1k (AU)
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MoreRewards wrote:
Ok I haven't received any notification from them so thanks for the info.
Do you know if the account opening well still be from the original DS date or will it be from the conversion date?

It might come with your April statement loke Sams Club Discover.

 

 

Ron.

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Ron1 wrote:

MoreRewards wrote:
Ok I haven't received any notification from them so thanks for the info.
Do you know if the account opening well still be from the original DS date or will it be from the conversion date?

It might come with your April statement loke Sams Club Discover.

 

 

Ron.


I dont think Walmart people will hear about it that soon ... They are handling Sam's Club Discover by June and Walmart near end of Summer so i assume you guys heard first because you are converting before us... But it would be great to hear about it on Aprils Statement crosses fingers....

CH7 Filed (3/29/17) - 516 EQ, 517 TU, 483 EX -- Discharged (5/31/17) - 538 EQ 501 TU 559 EX
PenFed CLOC $500 - NFCU nRewards $1k - CreditOne $500 - VS $250 - Overstock $250 - KingSize $250 - Macys $5.8K (AU) - AmEx $1k (AU)
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I feel yet another hit to my AAoA coming..Smiley Sad

Too many to list..
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I dont see where the expectation of Walmart following Sams MC reward structure is coming from? You also dont pay for a Walmart membership and as a paying Sams club member and card holder of both cards , am glad to see them improving this card so i actually use it. Sams Discover in its present form is no competition to Costco TE. It will be interesting to see if any changes come down from Amex TE.
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B335is wrote:
I dont see where the expectation of Walmart following Sams MC reward structure is coming from? You also dont pay for a Walmart membership and as a paying Sams club member and card holder of both cards , am glad to see them improving this card so i actually use it. Sams Discover in its present form is no competition to Costco TE. It will be interesting to see if any changes come down from Amex TE.

Well because currently they both of the same structure of earning rewards so why make one different now and plus ... you figure most people with Walmart Discover honestly only use it at Walmart why because the rewards are mediocre... So why improve one and leave the other same... Just my opinion ... Not to mention it seems those two tie into each other because you can use Walmart Card (store) at Sams and vice versa so i think Walmart deserves a revamp as well... 

CH7 Filed (3/29/17) - 516 EQ, 517 TU, 483 EX -- Discharged (5/31/17) - 538 EQ 501 TU 559 EX
PenFed CLOC $500 - NFCU nRewards $1k - CreditOne $500 - VS $250 - Overstock $250 - KingSize $250 - Macys $5.8K (AU) - AmEx $1k (AU)
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