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09-21-2012 10:24 AM
Hi, Don't get me wrong, I love Discover, but I'm having a hard time seeing which stores would be good to use it for. Amazon normally meets all of my needs, so I'm not used to shopping around often but I'd love to get the extra cashback bonus if I can... but there seems to be a lot of restrictions. For instance
Staples: Offer not valid on GPS devices and GPS accessories, PDA's, cameras (including camcorders), scanners, and digital frames. Also not valid oncomputers, software, hardware, drives, memory, printers, copiers, fax machines, custom printed items, premiums and items sold on StaplesPromotionalProducts.com
Which seems like all of the items in the store
I thought the new iPhone was goign to be my first 5% bonus from Apple, but after I ordered it through there, the disclaimer went up that the 5% cashback is not valid on the new iPhone.
So.. I know I've seen people who love Shop Discover, which stores do you use it for?
09-21-2012 10:58 AM - edited 09-21-2012 11:00 AM
Most the restricions seem reasonable to me. I would probably never buy any of those things there anyway.
I like the 5% bestbuy one., though not too happy about not valid on computers
Also wished I knew about %15 back at groupon, back when it had good things
Another one I might use soon is 10% back on vista print.
(also %5 back at hotels through certain websites like orbiz)
Also if you ever plan on getting something direct from the makers website, I'd check this.
I certnaly don't expect them to lose tons of money, I always think of the 5%-20% back as a bonus, so I don't buy anythign I wouldn't get without a discount.
09-21-2012 11:00 AM
09-21-2012 11:18 AM
expedia, wal mart, best buy...
just to name a few!
09-21-2012 12:18 PM
Wal Mart and Dell. Love dell xps and alienwares so I can save a ton on a 2k laptop.
09-21-2012 12:32 PM
I've also used travelocity for airline tickets and enterprise to rent a car.
09-21-2012 02:29 PM
Wow, didn't know discover gave 15% back on groupon. I've bought a bunch of things there, seems I missed alot of money. Is it restricted or is it anything you buy from groupon?
09-21-2012 03:18 PM
Well it used to be to where you could buy anything but now I believe you aren't able to buy groupon goods, or groupon trips, etc. I think the only thing you can buy is the daily deals in which the 15% if valid for. This is my understanding from their customer service.
09-21-2012 03:20 PM
I've used it recently for athletic wear from Nike.
09-21-2012 03:38 PM
I get my contacts prescription filled through a ShopDiscover link. Bought the rMBP I'm typing on right now through a ShopDiscover link.