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Uber Visa Approval!!!!!

Ok guys, so I had to come out of the garden. Now that Discover's Q3 is over, it killed me to know I'd only get 1% + cash back match at the end of my first year on dining expenses. I look at my spending on Discover's analyzer and realized my husband and I dine out every week! 2% would not do it for me plus we travel once per year (not major but it'll help).

 

I downloaded the Uber app, applied today and got the standard 7-10 day message. I looked up the phone number on this forum (866-205-5973). Asked the rep if there was anything I needed to do, he asked me to hold so he could transfer me to a consultant but came back on the line and said I've been approved for $7,000!!!!

 

This is my second biggest starting limit ($12,000 SL with Discover)!!!

 

Data points:

 

3 late payments (latest occured in January)

Tons of late payments from student loans (currently deferred)

TU score as of last week: 693 but I recently had BK removed (not sure if it went up)

 

Edit: card arrived on 10/10 (before AMEX arrived though I was approved on the same day). According to the letter, my TU score was 712 so apparently, my score did go up a bit after the BK was removed.

Late to the game but at least I'm getting started.
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New Cards:
Discover IT $12k (7/2019)
Uber VISA $7K (10/2019)
AMEX BCE $1K (10/2019)

Biz Cards:
Chase Ink Business Cash (1/2020)

Back in the garden....

Goal cards:
US Bank Cash + VISA Signature Card (denied in 7/2019 with 2 inquiries) - maybe I'll try again
AMEX Blue Cash Preferred
AMEX Blue Business Cash (waiting until I hit CIC SUB before applying)
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Frequent Contributor

Re: Uber Visa Approval!!!!!

Congrats on your approval.

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Amex Blue Cash $20k
Chase FU $9.2k
BOA Cash Rewards $13k
Comenity BJ's Perks Plus M/C $8k
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Nov. 2019 TU 796, EX 769, EQ 785
INQ 1/6, 1/12, 2/24.......TU-0, EX-2 EQ-2
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Regular Contributor

Re: Uber Visa Approval!!!!!

Thank you so much!

Late to the game but at least I'm getting started.
~
New Cards:
Discover IT $12k (7/2019)
Uber VISA $7K (10/2019)
AMEX BCE $1K (10/2019)

Biz Cards:
Chase Ink Business Cash (1/2020)

Back in the garden....

Goal cards:
US Bank Cash + VISA Signature Card (denied in 7/2019 with 2 inquiries) - maybe I'll try again
AMEX Blue Cash Preferred
AMEX Blue Business Cash (waiting until I hit CIC SUB before applying)
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New Contributor

Re: Uber Visa Approval!!!!!

Congrats!!! i'm a fellow Chicagoan and I'm jealous of your approval because I'm blacklisted by Barclay's and thus was denied by them for the Uber Visa. Enjoy!!!

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Regular Contributor

Re: Uber Visa Approval!!!!!


@user1054596 wrote:

Congrats!!! i'm a fellow Chicagoan and I'm jealous of your approval because I'm blacklisted by Barclay's and thus was denied by them for the Uber Visa. Enjoy!!!


Oh no! So sorry to hear! I've never had Barclay's before. Actually, never even heard of them until this forum lol but I'm blacklisted with Chase (they won't even let me open a checking account) if that makes you feel any better Smiley Wink 

Late to the game but at least I'm getting started.
~
New Cards:
Discover IT $12k (7/2019)
Uber VISA $7K (10/2019)
AMEX BCE $1K (10/2019)

Biz Cards:
Chase Ink Business Cash (1/2020)

Back in the garden....

Goal cards:
US Bank Cash + VISA Signature Card (denied in 7/2019 with 2 inquiries) - maybe I'll try again
AMEX Blue Cash Preferred
AMEX Blue Business Cash (waiting until I hit CIC SUB before applying)
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Valued Contributor

Re: Uber Visa Approval!!!!!

Congrats. I like this card and hope you do too.

 

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Regular Contributor

Re: Uber Visa Approval!!!!!


@randomguy1 wrote:

Congrats. I like this card and hope you do too.

 


Thanks so much! I hate that I was so afraid to apply for it because I literally have been thinking about it for months. I was afraid of being turned down (AMEX and USBank denied me back in July). 

Late to the game but at least I'm getting started.
~
New Cards:
Discover IT $12k (7/2019)
Uber VISA $7K (10/2019)
AMEX BCE $1K (10/2019)

Biz Cards:
Chase Ink Business Cash (1/2020)

Back in the garden....

Goal cards:
US Bank Cash + VISA Signature Card (denied in 7/2019 with 2 inquiries) - maybe I'll try again
AMEX Blue Cash Preferred
AMEX Blue Business Cash (waiting until I hit CIC SUB before applying)
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Super Contributor

Re: Uber Visa Approval!!!!!

 

Grats on the Uber Visa

 

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Regular Contributor

Re: Uber Visa Approval!!!!!

Thank you very much!

Late to the game but at least I'm getting started.
~
New Cards:
Discover IT $12k (7/2019)
Uber VISA $7K (10/2019)
AMEX BCE $1K (10/2019)

Biz Cards:
Chase Ink Business Cash (1/2020)

Back in the garden....

Goal cards:
US Bank Cash + VISA Signature Card (denied in 7/2019 with 2 inquiries) - maybe I'll try again
AMEX Blue Cash Preferred
AMEX Blue Business Cash (waiting until I hit CIC SUB before applying)
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Regular Contributor

Re: Uber Visa Approval!!!!!


@ChiTownGirl1 wrote:

Ok guys, so I had to come out of the garden. Now that Discover's Q3 is over, it killed me to know I'd only get 1% + cash back match at the end of my first year on dining expenses. I look at my spending on Discover's analyzer and realized my husband and I dine out every week! 2% would not do it for me plus we travel once per year (not major but it'll help).

 

I downloaded the Uber app, applied today and got the standard 7-10 day message. I looked up the phone number on this forum (866-205-5973). Asked the rep if there was anything I needed to do, he asked me to hold so he could transfer me to a consultant but came back on the line and said I've been approved for $7,000!!!!

 

This is my second biggest starting limit ($12,000 SL with Discover)!!!

 

Data points:

 

3 late payments (latest occured in January)

Tons of late payments from student loans (currently deferred)

TU score as of last week: 693 but I recently had BK removed (not sure if it went up)


congrats!!! how old is your credit history? do you know what the age of your oldest card is, and your AAoA? how many other cards have you got?


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